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Management team

Professor David Towers

Head of School

The Head of School is responsible for leading and co-ordinating the School’s senior management team and takes a strategic view of the School’s mission and activity. The Head is supported by senior colleagues who lead the School’s activities in academic and support functions and who steer the School’s strategic planning through their membership of the School Management Committee.

Professor Duncan Lockerby

Head of Research & Deputy Head of School

The Head of Research is responsible for research degrees and co-ordinating the School’s research portfolio; this activity is supported by the Director of Graduate Studies and the Research Office.

Professor Toby Mottram

Deputy Head of School

The Deputy Head supports the Head of School with management responsibilities, deputising in his absence and leading on initiatives as required.

Professor Gill Cooke

Head of Teaching

Responsibility for taught degrees is devolved to the Head of Teaching who is supported by the Engineering Students Office (ESO), the Directors of Studies, Student Experience, Undergraduate Admissions and the International Recruitment Officers.

Amy Hamson

Senior Administrative Officer

The Senior Administrative Officer is responsible for all support functions of the School including administrative support, facilities, finance, HR, IT, marketing and technical services.

Rachel Grimes

PA to Management Team

The Management Team are supported by a dedicated PA, Rachel Grimes.

Discipline Streams

The School is structured into four Disciplines Streams for teaching and staff management:

Civil and Environmental
Stream Leader: Professor Toby Mottram

Electrical and Electronic
Stream Leader: Professor Julian Gardner

Mechanical and Process
Stream Leader: Dr Xianping Liu

Systems and Information
Stream Leader: Professor Mike Chappell