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College of Arts, Technology and Innovation

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About us

The college of Arts, Technology and Innovation (ATI) is home to the schools of Architecture, Computing and Engineering, and Arts and Digital Industries. Both schools are grounded in cutting-edge research, teaching excellence and have a broad range of industry connections. We are firmly rooted in east London with a national and global reach. We believe in shaping the lives of our community locally and globally - over the years, we have built a reputation for inspiring, innovating and impacting the world by offering transformational education built on outstanding applied research. To find out more about our vision and mission, download the ATI Strategic Plan 2018-2020.


The following schools sit within the college of Arts, Technology and Innovation.

Architecture, Computing and Engineering

The School of Architecture, Computing and Engineering (ACE) is an award-winning school with dedicated industrial links and key strengths in vocational education. We have a track record in producing highly employable graduates by applying design methodologies and advanced technologies to real-life scenarios in architecture, computing and engineering.

Arts and Digital Industries

The School of Arts and Digital Industries (ADI) is a vibrant and creative community of students, staff, researchers and alumni. The school’s breadth of arts, media, performance and humanities subject areas are grounded in world-class research, and creative excellence, and framed by extensive community and industry collaboration.


School of Architecture, Computing and Engineering

Dean of School: David Tann

Dean of School – Dr David Tann

School Manager – Louise Todd

Deputy School Manager – Diane Lubin

Visual Arts

Programme Leader for BA Graphic Design – Mr Dan Duran
Programme Leader for BA Fine Art – Mr Alexis Harding
Programme Leader for BA Photography – Ms Minna Kantonen
Programme Leader for BA Illustration – Dr Jane Stokes
Programme Leader for Interior Design – Mr Keith Winter
Programme Leader for MA Fine Art – Professor Grenville Davey
Programme Leader for Prof Doc Fine Art – Dr Karen Raney

Mr Tim Allen – Senior Lecturer
Mr Stephen Barrett – Senior Lecturer
Mr Jonathan Clark – Senior Lecturer
Dr John Cockram – Senior Lecturer
Mr Marc Coker – Senior Lecturer
Ms Amanda Danicic – Senior Lecturer
Ms Pauline De Souza – Senior Lecturer
Ms Amanda Francis – Senior Lecturer
Mr Edward Gill – Senior Lecturer
Dr Eric Great-Rex - Senior Lecturer
Mr Russell Hedges – Senior Lecturer
Dr Lesley Logue – Senior Lecturer
Ms Lee Maelzer – Senior Lecturer
Ms Carmen Martinez-Aleman – Senior Lecturer
Dr Antigoni Memou – Senior Lecturer
Mr Andrew Osman – Senior Lecturer
Ms Valerie Pezeron – Senior Lecturer
Dr Michael Pinsky – Reader
Mr Robert Pyecroft-Rainbow – Senior Lecturer
Ms Bryony Quinn – Lecturer
Ms Si Sapsford – Senior Lecturer
Dr Debra S Shaw – Reader
Ms Susan Stockwell – Senior Lecturer
Mr Paul Tecklenberg – Senior Lecturer
Dr Teresa Witz – Senior Lecturer

Architecture and Built Environment 

Programme Leader for Foundation BSc Architecture – Mr Keita Tajima
Programme Leader for Architectural Design Technology – Dr Heba Elsharkawy
Programme Leader for MA Interior Design – Dr Anastasia Karandinou
Programme Leader for Product Design – Mr Andrew Wright
Programme Leader for Architecture 4 – Ms Kristina Hertel
Programme Leader for Architecture 5 & 6 – Mr Christian Groothuizen
Programme Leader for March Architecture – Dr Harald Trapp
Programme Leader for PG Architecture and Urbanism – Mr Fulvio Wirz
Programme Leader for PG Landscape – Ms Bridget Snaith
Programme Leader for Photography – Ms Anna Minton

Mr Jamie Baxter – Senior Lecturer
Mr Isaie Bloch – Senior Lecturer
Mr Camillo Botticini – Programme Leader Interior Design
Mr Mathew Brown – Lecturer
Mr Carlo Cappai – Senior Lecturer
Mr Alan Chandler – Reader
Miss Reem Charif – Senior Lecturer
Ms Katherine Clarke – Reader
Mr Isaac Cobo Displas – Senior Lecturer
Prof Anthony Fretton – Professor
Mr Christoph Hadrys – Senior Lecturer
Mr Tak Hoshino – Senior Lecturer
Mr Bruce Irwin – Senior Lecturer
Dr Aurore Julien – Senior Lecturer
Mr Carsten Jungfer – Senior Lecturer
Mr Roland Karthaus – Senior Lecturer
Mr Toshiya Kogawa – Senior Lecturer
Mr Mark Lemanski – Senior Lecturer
Miss Hwei Fan Liang – Senior Lecturer
Ms Catherine Phillips – Senior Lecturer
Mr John Robertson – Technician
Mr Michele Roelofsma – Senior Lecturer
Dr Claude St Arroman – Senior Lecturer
Ms Stephanie Schultze-Westrum – Senior Lecturer
Mr Alexander Scott-Whitby – Lecturer
Mrs Maria Segantini – Reader
Mr Alfonso Senatore – Senior Lecturer
Dr Renee Tobe – Reader
Ms Vanessa Vanden Berghe – Senior Lecturer
Ms Imogen Ward – Senior Lecturer

Head Of Department - Prof. Fawad Inam

Computer Science and Informatics

Dr Ameer Al-Nemrat – Senior Lecturer
Mr Solomon Adrian Alexis – Director of Collaborations
Dr Mohammad Hossein Amirhosseini - Lecturer in Computer Science and Digital Technologies
Dr Andres Baravalle – Senior Lecturer
Dr Rabih Bashroush – Reader of Computer Science
Mr Sanjay Bhattacherjee – Lecturer in Computer Science and Informatics
Mr Paul Bombo – Lecturer
Dr Allan J Brimicombe – Professor
Dr Joseph Doyle – Senior Lecturer
Dr Aloysius Edoh – Senior Lecturer
Dr Paolo Falcarin – Reader
Dr Seyed Ghorashi - Senior Lecturer in Computer Science and Informatics
Dr Rawad Hammad – Lecturer in Computer Science and Digital Technologies
Dr Syed Islam – Lecturer
Dr Shareeful Islam – Senior Lecturer
Dr Fahimeh Jafari – Lecturer
Dr Aaron Kans – Principal Lecturer
Dr Amin Karami – Senior Lecturer
Mr Michael Kretsis – Senior Lecturer
Dr Sin Wee Lee – Senior Lecturer
Dr Yang Li – Senior Lecturer
Mr Gaurav Malik – Senior Lecturer
Dr Usman Naeem – Senior Lecturer
Dr John Noll – Senior Lecturer
Dr Saeed Sharif – Senior Lecturer
Mr Arish Siddiqui – Lecturer
Mr Marco Siracusa – Technician
Dr Julie Wall – Senior Lecturer


Dr Ali Abbas – Senior Lecturer
Dr Julius Akotia – Lecturer
Dr Alex Apeagyei – Senior Lecturer
Dr Subramaniam Arunachalam – Senior Lecturer
Dr Arya Assadi Langroudi – Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering
Miss Sarah Catmur – Senior Lecturer
Dr Mihaela Anca Ciupala – Senior Lecturer
Mr Chris Donovan – Senior Technician
Dr Sohrab Donyavi – Lecturer
Mr Neil Goodin – Technician
Dr Darion Grant – Senior Lecturer
Mr Hamid Hakimazari – Senior Lecturer
Mr Michael Hurst – Senior Lecturer
Mr Saeed Javid – Senior Technician
Dr Ravindra Jayaratne – Senior Lecturer
Mr Peter Lakin – Senior Lecturer
Mr Richard Latham – Principal Lecturer
Dr Ka Lok Lee – Principal Lecturer
Mr Ian Lemon – Senior Lecturer
Dr Jaswinder Lota – Reader
Dr Phebe Mann – Senior Lecturer
Dr Jaya Nepal – Lecturer
Dr Maryam Parhizkar – Lecturer
Mr Bryan Pearce – Senior Lecturer
Dr Jawed Qureshi – Senior Lecturer
Mr Ray Ruocco – Senior Lecturer
Mr Nic Snailum – Senior Lecturer
Dr John Walsh – Senior Lecturer
Dr Brian Whiting – Principal Lecturer
Mr Kenneth Yeo – Senior Lecturer

School of Arts and Digital Industries              

Dean of School: Simon Robertshaw

Dean of School – Simon Robertshaw

Head of Department for Media, Fashion and Communication - Suzanne Dixon
Head of Department for Music, Writing and Performance - Simon Robertshaw

School Manager – Esme Godden
Deputy School Manager – Buky Osifeso
Departmental Officer – Eunice Arkhurst

Head of Department : Suzanne Dixon 

Media, Communication & Screen

Programme Leader for BSc Computer Game Development – David Dorrington
Programme Leader for BA Computer Games Design: Story Development – Stacey Pogoda
Programme Leaders for BA Film – Lindsay Hallam
Programme Leader for BA Media & Communication – Kathy Walker
Programme Leader for MA Filmmaking – David Chapman
Programme Leader for Foundation HCI & MS – Anna Robinson
Programme Leader for BA Animation – William Bishop Stephens
Programme Leader for BA Advertising – Julia Dane
Programme Leaders for BA Sports Journalism – Dekanrao Apajee / Adam Powley
Programme Leader for BSc Digital Media Design – Anthony Sampson
Programme Leader for BA Journalism – Andrew Calcutt
Programme Leader for MA Media and Communication Industries – Jonathan Hardy

Mark Beachill – Lecturer
Andrew Branch – Senior Lecturer
Mark Coker – Senior Lecturer
Jill Daniels – Senior Lecturer
Paul Gormley – Principal Lecturer
Richard Hamer – Lecturer
Eleni Kasapi – Senior Lecturer
David Lashbrook – Lecturer
Richard Leinfellner – Senior Lecturer
Johannes Maier – Senior Lecturer
Kevin Mason – Lecturer
Simon Miles – Senior Lecturer
Pooja Pottenkulam – Senior Lecturer
Sylvia Prasad – Senior Lecturer
Ashwani Sharma – Principal Lecturer
Kayode Shonibare-Lewis – Lecturer
Jonathan Shoop – Lecturer
Allan Taylor – Senior Lecturer
Alexander Thomas – Lecturer
Valentina Vitali – Professor

Fashion & Textiles (FT)


Programme Leader for BA Fashion Textiles – Lesley Robertson
Programme Leader for BA Fashion Marketing – Melanie Plank
Programme Leader for MA International Fashion Business – Kent Le

Emma Carey – Senior Lecturer
Helen Carter – Senior Lecturer
Katharine Davey – Senior Lecturer
Simone Deegan – Senior Lecturer
Joe Hunter – Senior Lecturer
Namal Lanka – Lecturer
Sian-Kate Mooney – Senior Lecturer
Beatrice Newman – Senior Lecturer
Francesca Skelhorn – Lecturer
Kim Smith – Senior Lecturer

Head of Department: Simon Robertshaw


Programme Leader for BA Music Technology & Performance – Michael Bunce
Programme Leader for BA Music Performance & Production – Steve Betts

Yumi Cawkwell – Senior Lecturer
Guy Harries – Senior Lecturer
Gordon Kerr – Senior Lecturer
Tim Lawrence – Professor
Anthony Nwachukwu – Lecturer
Sonke Prigg – Lecturer
Helen Reddington – Senior Lecturer

Writing, History and English

Terrence Baily – Lecturer
Ravinder Basra – Senior Lecturer
Helena Blakemore – Senior Lecturer
Jeremy Gilbert – Professor
Katherine Hodgkin – Professor
Roberta Garrett – Senior Lecturer


Programme Leader for MA Acting / MA Theatre Directing Dominic Hingorani
Programme Leader for BA Dance: Urban Practice – Carla Trim-Vamben
Programme Leaders for MA Contemporary Performing Practice – Claudia Brazzale / Jorge Ramos
Programme Leader for BA Performing Arts – Tristan Parkes / Paul Woodward
Co-Programme Leader for BA Drama, Applied Theatre and Performance  – Lisselle Terret
Co-Programme Leader for BA Drama, Applied Theatre and Performance  – 
Clare Qualmann

Sarahleigh Castelyn – Senior Lecturer
Robert Nicholson – Senior Lecturer
Lynne McCarthy – Lecturer

Caroline Mueller – Lecturer
Freddie Opoku-Addaie – Lecturer
Jo Read – Senior Lecturer
Laura Robinson – Lecturer
Janet Weber – Lecturer

Robert Reed – Technical Support Officer
Salma Vohra – Technical Associate
Jonathon Bell – Technical Associate
Zoe.V Hodgson – Technical Associate
Angelie Ferguson – Technical Assistant
Josephine Callaghan – Technical Assistant
Teresa Duran – Technical Assistant
Steve Rolle – Technical Assistant
Jo Primiano – Technical Assistant
Karina Townsend – Technician
Nuraan Peterson – Technician
Jasmine Carcangiu – Technician
Aklima Ali – Stores Assistant


Architecture, Computing and Engineering

Architecture, Computing and Engineering has developed and encouraged a strong culture of research collaboration between our architecture, computing, engineering and geo-information centres, with other UEL Schools and international partners. Sharing research leads to excellent results and greater success.

For more information on our research interests and groups, and research degrees, visit the Research page.

Arts and Digital Industries

Arts and Digital Industries is a school with world-leading research in communications, visual arts and performance. It has a well-established reputation for cultural and communications theory, arts practice-based research, and more recently for applied performance research. Its research has impacted theatre, gallery spaces, as well as government policy and civic and social issues.

For more information on our research interests and groups, and research degrees, visit the Research page.


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