School of Computing and Engineering staff

Lucia sitting at a computer wearing a University of Derby Mathematics t-shirt
Postgraduate Research Student

Lucia's studies relate to optimisation algorithms for Deep Learning with Network Science strategies, the investigation of criminal networks’ resilience through Data Analysis, and the design of more realistic models to address network connectivity problems. 

Rizwan Choudhry in the Fatigue Lab
Senior Lecturer in Materials/Mechanical Engineering

Dr Choudhry is a mechanical engineer with over a decade of research, teaching and academic leadership experience. Rizwan's specialization is in finite element analysis of composite materials, damage modelling, non-destructive testing, sustainable and recyclable materials.

Lecturer in Electronics and Mathematics, Engineering and Technology

Richard is a lecturer in Mathematics at the University of Derby. 

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Technical Instructor for Entertainment Engineering and Technical Lead for Makerspace

As a Technical Instructor for the Entertainment Engineering degrees at the University of Derby, Daniel Cooper supports staff and students with their learning and teaching activities. He also acts as the Technical Lead of the student-run Makerspace. Daniel has a hands on approach to learning and encourages all students to get involved.

Senior Lecturer in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Angela is the Head of Apprenticeships for the College of Science and Engineering.

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Lecturer in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Dr. Uchenna Diala is a lecturer in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, department of Electronics, Computing and Mathematics, at the University of Derby. He currently leads and teaches the following modules: Engineering Workshop, Renewable and Smart Energy Systems, Electrical Machines, and Electronic Communication Systems.

Mark Dring in conversation.
Senior Lecturer

Mark is a lecturer on the Sound, Light and Live Event Technology Degree and also on the IOA Diploma in Acoustics and Noise Control.

Enrico sitting at a desk using a laptop and a desktop.
Postgraduate Research Student

Enrico is a PhD student at the University of Derby and his research topics are urban informatics, smart cities, and Internet of Things technologies. 

Senior Lecturer in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Programme Leader BSc (Hons) Product Design Engineering Programme Leader MSc Advanced Materials and Additive Manufacturing

Dan Garner is a senior lecturer in the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering and programme leader for BSc Product Design Engineering and MSc Advanced Materials and Additive Manufacturing. Core specialism in the field of Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing with a focus on Digital Manufacturing (3Dprinting, 3D scanning, CAD).

Ross facing the camera
Postgraduate Research Student

Ross Hammond is a postgraduate teaching assistant and is currently completing a PhD. He has an MSc with Distinction in Audio Engineering and a BSc (first-class honours) in Sound, Light and Live Event Technology, both from the University of Derby.