Staff profile

Ben Sams


Programme Leader Sound, Light and Live Event Technology

Ben Sams wearing glasses, smiling

Subject

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

College

College of Science and Engineering

Department

School of Computing and Engineering

Campus

Markeaton Street, Derby Campus

Email

b.sams@derby.ac.uk

About

I worked on a number of small live events before coming to the University of Derby to study the Sound, Light and Live Event Technology (BSc Hons) degree, whilst 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. 

Programme Leadership

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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

Qualifications

Undergraduate Education

Post-Grauduate Education

Recent conferences

Blog Posts

Ben Sams, Lecturer in Media Technology at the University of Derby, gives the key ingredients to running a successful UK music festival.