Staff profile

Dr Simon Wood

Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering Programme Leader: BEng Civil Engineering (Apprenticeship)

Simon Wood monitoring a masonry wall


Civil Engineering and Construction Management


College of Science and Engineering


School of Built and Natural Environment


Markeaton Street, Derby Campus



I am the Programme Leader for the BEng Civil Engineering (Apprenticeship) and a Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering. My field of research is movement effects of restrained masonry and concrete. I have over 15 years of teaching experience in Higher education. I have a MEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering with Construction Management and a PhD within the field of masonry, both from the University of Leeds. I have industrial experience as a civil and structural engineer within a design consultancy. 

Teaching responsibilities

I am module leader for the following modules:

I am a dissertation supervisor for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

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