About the Faculty of Science and Engineering

With a vibrant community of 12,000 students and a dedicated team of nearly 2,500 staff members, we possess the knowledge and experience to create a nurturing academic environment. We foster collaborative research endeavors and effectively address the demands of the modern world.

Our Faculty is a dynamic hub of creativity and collaboration, where students, researchers and faculty alike come together to forge new paths, solve complex challenges, and inspire positive change.

Wiebe van der Hoek, Executive Pro Vice Chancellor

Our Schools and Departments

Academic senior leadership team

Wiebe van der Hoek

Executive Pro Vice Chancellor

Laura Harkness Brennan

APVC Research and Impact

Joseph Sweeney

APVC Education

Ronan McGrath

APVC Partnerships and Infrastructure

Karl Coleman

Dean, School of Physical Sciences

Katie Atkinson

Dean, School of Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science

Eann Patterson

Dean, School of Engineering

Doug Mair

Dean, School of Environmental Sciences

Andy Levers

Executive Director, IDEAS

Professional services senior leadership team

Laura Lightfoot

Faculty Director of Operations

Emma Carter-Brown

Head of Education and Student Experience

Christine Campbell

Head of Research Development and Delivery

Vicki Reynolds

Head of Compliance and Operations

Kelly Montana-Williams

Head of PGR Strategic Development

Louise Hobson

Head of Operations, School of Physical Sciences

Caroline Billing

Head of Operations, School of Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science

John Myerscough

Head of Operations, School of Engineering

Verity Foster

Head of Operations, School of Environmental Sciences

Stephen Leece

Operations and Innovation Partnerships Director, Materials Innovation Factory

Jon Mercer

Head of Operations, Materials Innovation Factory

Kathryn J. Knuckley

Head of Technical Operations and Faculty Research Facilities, Materials Innovation Factory