Staff profile

Ben Sams

Lecturer in Media Technology


Electrical and Electronic Engineering


College of Engineering and Technology


Electronics, Computing and Mathematics


Markeaton Street, Derby Campus




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


Undergraduate Education

MA Education

Recent conferences

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