College of Science and Engineering staff

Programme Leader and Senior Lecturer Mineral Extractives Technology

Chris is Programme Leader and Senior Lecturer Mineral Extractives Technology.

Graham Rowe
Lecturer in Biological Sciences

Graham's background in molecular ecology enables him to teach a wide breadth of subjects. His teaching ranges from molecular genetics and DNA technologies, molecular evolution, population and conservation genetics, through to ecology, conservation biology and macroevolution.

Senior Lecturer in Sport Coaching and Development

Lee is a Senior Lecturer in Sport Coaching and Development.

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Postgraduate Research Student

Rabia is a postgraduate research student at the University of Derby. Her thesis title is Trustworthy and Explainable Artificial Intelligence using Graph Theoretic Models.

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Programme Leader Sound, Light and Live Event Technology

A graduate from our very own BSc (Hons) Sound, Light and Live Event Technology degree, Ben gained experience in the industry as a Conference Technician and Classroom Audio Visual Engineer before returning to us as a lecturer. He is passionate about helping new students enter the world of live events.

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Lecturer: Computer Science

Sara is a lecturer in Computer Science. She has also held various roles such as organising several workshops, coordinating departmental seminars and has also been a reviewer in several international journals and administration roles. 

Senior Lecturer in Petroleum Geology

Dorothy is a Senior Lecturer in Petroleum Geology.

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Senior Lecturer in Analytics and Governance

Richard is a Senior Lecturer in Governance of Advanced and Emerging Technologies.

Mahmoud Shafik
University Reader in Intelligent Mechatronics Systems

University Reader in Intelligent Mechatronics Systems

Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering and Visualisation

Fei has a mechanical engineering and biomedical engineering research background. His expertise and main focus is in the development of visualisation and Virtual Reality (VR) technology to support design and ergonomic evaluation for manufacturing and assembly within sectors such as nuclear, automotive and aerospace industries.