I have responsibility for delivery of our undergraduate and postgraduate computing courses including higher degree apprenticeships. Managing the department leads to ensure the highest teaching quality and excellent student experience, and working with the University Technical Service teams and estates to ensure we have the best possible learning spaces and access to the latest software and service to use within our teaching.
Experienced project lead for large-scale changes and re-developments across the whole taught portfolio. Keeping our taught portfolio on the leading edge, ensuring degree titles are industry relevant and that the content includes the latest best practice within an applied curriculum. Many years experience of working with external partners and employers to bring new products and opportunities into the University and Computing curriculum.
Passionate about widening opportunities into HE from non-traditional university backgrounds, equality of opportunity and inclusive practice. Contributing to the regional community through roles in local education.
Teaching experience in Cloud infrastructures, Advanced Networking, Networking Management and Security, Computer Systems and Architecture and Data Storage. Research interests, conference papers and posters, in IP Quality of Service, IPv6, Modelling and Simulation, use of Cloud Based Infrastructures for teaching.
Experienced External Examiner and External Advisor. Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and member of the British Computing Society.
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