Staff profile

Simon Wood

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

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 and MEng in Civil Engineering and have over 10 years of teaching experience. I have a MEng (Hons) Civil Engineering with Construction Management, University of Leeds. I am a member of the Internal Masonry Society (MIMS) and have experience as a civil and structural engineer within a design consultancy. I am currently reading for a PhD in Masonry Design from the University of Leeds.

Teaching responsibilities

I am module leader for the following modules: Construction Materials Technology, Structural Analysis Theory and Design 2; Structural Design Project; Structural Design 2.

I am a dissertation supervisor for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Research interests

Membership of professional bodies


Experience in industry

International experience

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