College of Science and Engineering staff

Senior Technician-Environmental Sciences

Technical Team Leader
Technical Team Leader Health, Psychology and Social care

John Shacklock is the Technical  Team Leader for the College of Health, Psychology and Social Care. I manage a team of ten technicians which support all areas of Nursing and Healthcare Practice and Allied Health Professions. 

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.

Tahir Shariff
Senior Lecturer in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Programme Leader BEng (Hons) Manufacturing and Production Engineering. 

Isaac Shawa at the front of a lecture theatre at the University of Derby.
Lecturer in Clinical Microbiology

Dr Isaac Thom Shawa is a Lecturer at the University of Derby. He is involved in teaching, conducting research, as well as pastoral care encouraging effective research and collaborations to create impact both locally and internationally.

Ben Sholademi Clinical Biochemistry Laboratory Investigation
Associate Lecturer in Biomedical Science

Ben Sholademi is an Associate Lecturer in Biomedical Science at the University of Derby and has over 20 years of professional experience both as a Biomedical Scientist and Clinical Scientist in the NHS and abroad. 

Dr Yusra Siddiqui standing in a science lab
Lecturer, BioMedical Sciences

As an Early Career Academic, Dr Siddiqui is developing herself as an independent researcher in understanding molecular events in prostate cancer progression. She is also an HE lecturer with international experience in a wide array of biomedical modules.

 Ruth Simms with laptop
Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Ergonomics

Dr Ruth Sims is a senior lecturer in psychology and ergonomics, teaching on-campus psychology, blended learning, and online ergonomics. She has 20 years of experience as a researcher and has now been teaching for over 7 years. Her interests are varied and include social and developmental psychology, companion animals, behaviour change, design ergonomics and cognitive ergonomics.

Dr Shivadas Sivasubramaniam
Head of Biomedical and Forensic Science

Dr Shiva D Sivasubramaniam is the Head of Biomedical and Forensic Science. His research scientific interests are trophoblast invasion and the effects of environmental pollution on developing placenta. His pedagogic research interests include medical ethics, student-centred teaching and enhancing academic integrity by developing student engagement.