Professor Andy Aftelak is a Deputy Dean at Birmingham City University. He is an experienced engineer and senior executive with 26 years of service in industrial research and advanced product technology. He combines his complementary practice based skills with the educational excellence of the school to bring a unique blend of research informed teaching and enterprise collaboration to the students and staff alike.
Andy received his Doctorate and Bachelor's degrees in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from Loughborough University in England. A fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, he holds 23 patents and has been an active participant in international standards bodies and industry forums, including the European Telecommunications Standards Institute, Wireless World Research Forum and Wireless World Initiative. He is a member of the IEEE and a member of the SCTE. He also has served as a member of the technical program committees, such as the Mobile HCI Conference and the IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications Conference.