Our Staff

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  • Laura Leyland


    Laura Leyland is a lecturer in the School of Engineering and the Built Environment . She currently teaches on the BEng (Hons) programmes for Mechanical Engineering  and Automotive Engineering . During her time with the University, Laura has taught material science modules, developed blended learning materials, worked...

  • Christine Lloyd

    Senior Lecturer and Researcher, Centre for Low Carbon Research

    Christine started teaching at the University in 2008 but before this, she spent most of her career in Higher Education in research, ranging from lean and agile operations in manufacturing whilst at the Universities of Swansea, Cardiff and Bath. Here she was engaged with many different companies including Ford, Johnsons, BAT,...

  • Dr Lynsey Melville

    Director of the Centre for Low Carbon Research and Lead of the Bioenergy Research Group, Senior Researcher

    Lynsey Melville is a lecturer on our  BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering course, as well as a Reader in  Bioenergy and Director of the Centre for Low Carbon Research . She has previously worked as a consultant at the University on two EU-funded programmes, offering support to regional SMEs in the environmental goods and...

  • Ilias Oraifige

    Professor and Head of Engineering Centres

    Ilias is Head of the Centres of Advanced Design Engineering and Advanced Systems Engineering. He is a highly qualified chartered engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). His role involves continuous engagement with industry in many ways including development of new programmes, short courses,...

  • Ishver Patel


    Ishver is a Technologist in the School of Engineering, Design and Manufacturing Systems. Ishver had laboratory technician training at Aston University for 3 years and then worked in pharmaceutical department for 2 years (1979-84), he was a quality control technician at B. Mason Sons Ltd ( non ferrous manufacturers) for 7...

  • Alan Pendry

    Associate Professor of Advanced Systems Engineering

    Alan is Associate Professor of Advanced Systems Engineering. Having left school with no A Levels, Alan worked as a chainmaker, a shop assistant and in the food industry for over ten years before being made redundant and embarking on an Access Course at Wulfrun College in Wolverhampton. He worked part-time in an...

  • Dr Khondokar Mizanur Rahman

    Research Associate Bioenergy

    Khondokar Mizanur Rahman is a Research Associate in Bioenergy in the School of Engineering and the Built Environment who has been involved in the field of environmental research since 2004. He has been a member of the Waste and Energy Research Group (WERG) since 2007, working in the field of sustainable waste management. He...

  • Dr Ricardo Sodre PhD

    Senior Lecturer in Automotive Engineering

     Dr José Ricardo Sodré received his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), in the UK, in 1995. He currently works as a Senior Lecturer at Birmingham City University, UK, where he is the automotive engineering team leader, and as a Professor at the...

  • Dr Manjit Singh Srai

    Leader, R&D Automotive & Motorsports

    Technical lead and Consultant Technologist for the Centre of Excellence in Heavy Diesel Emissions, which has supported MSc/MPhil/PhD research projects funded by regional, national and bodies, including: TSB approved Supercharging of Heavy Diesel Engines, Epicam, JCB KTP approved Hybrid Vehicle Control, Morgan Cars...

  • Joshua Stimson

    Postgraduate Research Student

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