Staff profile

Dr Amal Oraifige

Senior Lecturer


Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering


College of Science and Engineering


School of Computing and Engineering


Markeaton Street, Derby Campus



My role is mainly teaching within the engineering subject area including Product/Mechanical Design and Motorsport. I am also involved in project supervisions, delivery of short courses and general academic duties.

Teaching responsibilities

I teach on various modules within the engineering subject group such as Analytical Methods for Engineers, Structural Analysis, Engineering Design and Computer Aided Design and Visualisation.

Professional interests

My professional interests are mechanical and innovation design, also the latest CAD and ICT technologies including: 2D/3D/4D modelling; Virtual Reality; as well as Parametric Modelling.

Research interests

My research interests are mainly within online learning and the development of intelligent and individualised systems for CAD education; where students are able to understand design concepts, perform different tasks, and therefore achieve the learning outcomes of individual modules. Their performance is continuously being evaluated and guided through appropriate online assessment according to their learning styles, knowledge and needs.

Membership of professional bodies

Fellow Member of the Higher Education Academy.


Undergraduate qualifications

Postgraduate qualifications

Research qualifications 

Recent conferences

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