Staff profile

Simon Wood

Programme Leader FdEng and BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering


Civil Engineering and Construction


College of Engineering and Technology


Mechanical Engineering and the Built Environment


Markeaton Street, Derby Campus



Programme Leader FdEng and BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering

Senior lecturer in Civil Engineering

Teaching responsibilities

Module Leader for the following modules: Geology and Soil Mechanics; Advanced Structures Fluids Geotechnics Part A; Technology and Structures 2; Structural Design Project; Structural Design 2.

Dissertation supervisor for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Research interests

Masonry creep and shrinkage

Masonry modelling

Membership of professional bodies

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Member of the International Masonry Society (MIMS)


MEng (Hons) Civil Engineering with Construction Management, University of Leeds

PG Cert HE, University of Derby

Currently undertaking a PhD at the University of Leeds on masonry and concrete movement subjected to static and dynamic loadings

Experience in industry

2013-present Programme Leader for FdEng and BSc Civil Engineering, University of Derby

2009-2013 Lecturer in Civil Engineering, Oaklands College

2007-2009 Civil and Structural Engineer, BJB Consultancy