We are a friendly department of academic staff, research staff, tutors and administrators, with additional dedicated staff within the Faculty and the University to support us. We are also proud to have strong links with people in industry who provide support for our activities through our Industrial Advisory Board or through guest lectures in our undergraduate or postgraduate modules.

View our professional services staff.

Administrative staff




Email Room

Denise Myers

Department Administrator and PA to Head of Department

01483 686058 29 BB 02
Joanna Sharp Department Administrator 01483 686140 29 BB 02
Sue Trendell Department Administrator 01483 688097 29 BB 02

Postgraduate research students





Nihal Abuzinadah


Nada Almani NICE 34 BB 02
Hind Almisbahi NICE   -
Saeed Ibrahim Saeed Alqahtani Secure Systems  27 BB 02
Asmaa Alshenkity NICE  -
Peter Arthurs Secure Systems 25 BB 02
Johnni Bech Secure Systems 36 BB 02
Vivek Bokinala NICE 34 BB 02
Kate Craig-Wood NICE (part-time)   - 

Nada El Kassem

Secure Systems

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Daniel Gardham Secure Systems 36 BB 02
Stephen Holmes Secure Systems 36 BB 02
Jia Liu NICE 26 BB 02

QiQi Liu


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Foivos Ntelemis NICE 26 BB 02
Sakshyam Panda Secure Systems 36 BB 02
Christopher Ridden Secure Systems 18 BB 02

Jorden Whitefield

Secure Systems

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Matthew Woodruff NICE 25 BB 02
Guo Yu NICE 26 BB 02
Sara Zain Secure Systems 36 BB 02
Hangyu Zhu NICE  26 BB 02

Visiting staff

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Name Role Email Phone
Malcolm Beattie Senior Fellow  
Gloria Benson Visiting Professor  
Yu Chen Visiting Researcher  
Jonathan Clark Visiting Lecturer  
Chris Culnane Visiting Research Fellow  
Julian Fells Senior Fellow  
Steve Legg Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor +44 (0)1483 684836
Shujun Li Visiting Professor +44 (0)1483 686057
Jon Machtynger RAEng Visiting Professor in AI and Cloud Innovation  
Markus Olhofer Visiting Professor  
Tunde Peto Visiting Reader    
Peter Y Ryan Visiting Professor    
George M Saleh Visiting Professor    
Saeid Sanei Visiting Reader  
Spencer Thomas Visiting Researcher +44 (0)1483 683617
Anna Vartapetiance Visiting Staff +44 (0)1483 682261
Adrian Waller Visiting Professor  
Tom Williamson Visiting Professor  
Alan Woodward Visiting Professor  
Liang Zhao Visiting Researcher  
Xi Zhao Visiting Researcher