Staff profile

Simon Wood

Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering Programme Leader: BEng Civil and Infrastructure Engineering/ MEng Civil Engineering


Civil Engineering and Construction


College of Engineering and Technology


Mechanical Engineering and the Built Environment


Markeaton Street, Derby Campus


Teaching responsibilities

Module Leader for the following modules: Construction Materials Technology, Structural Analysis Theory and Design 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

2018- Present Programme Leader for BEng Civil and Infrastructure Engineering/MEng Civil Engineering

2017-2018 International lead (Civil Engineering) Mediterranean College (Athens and Thessaloniki)

2016- Present Senior Lectuerer in Civil Engineering

2013-2017 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

International experience

2017-2018 International lead (Civil Engineering) Mediterranean College (Athens and Thessaloniki)