Staff profile

Ben Sams


Lecturer in Media Technology

Subject

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

College

College of Engineering and Technology

Department

Electronics, Computing and Mathematics

Campus

Markeaton Street, Derby Campus

Email

b.sams@derby.ac.uk

About

Background 

I worked on a number of small live events before coming to the University of Derby to study the BSc Sound, Light and Live Event Technology degree, whist studying I worked as a maths mentor for a struggling local secondary school. Upon graduation I worked as a conference technician, classroom audio visual engineer and then learning technology advisor before becoming a lecturer in Live event technology. I have since lead in the development of the BSc (hons) Broadcast Engineering and Live Event Technology with our industry partner Cloudbass, an exciting new course part taught at Cloudbass using their extensive experience and equipment.

Programme Leadership

Lecturer on the programmes:

Teaching responsibilities

Undergraduate modules for the 2015/16 academic year:

Professional interests

Research interests

I am currently studying a PHD in the field of surround sound audio streaming over the internet using the webapp.api

Membership of professional bodies

Production Services Association

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Qualifications

Undergraduate Education

MA Education

Recent conferences