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Our staff share their expertise

Professional and industry experienced, 80% of our staff hold Chartered Engineer status and they illustrate theoretical principles with practical application.

Dr Amer Ali

Job title: Senior Lecturer
Telephone: 020 7815 7348

Dr Ali specialises in Traffic and Highway Engineering.


Dr Haydar Aygün

Job title: Senior Lecturer
Telephone: 020 7815 7263

Dr Aygün is a Senior Lecturer in Acoustics in the Division of Civil and Building Services Engineering at London South Bank University.


Dr Issa Chaer

Job title: Reader/Course Director
Telephone: 020 7815 7149

He has over 15 years of work experience in the Higher Education sector and is currently working at London South Bank University as a Reader and Course Director for 3 Building Services Engineering Courses.


Dr Stephen Dance

Job title: Reader; Course Director for MSc Environmental and Architectural Acoustics
Telephone: 020 7815 7672

Steve is a Reader in the School of the Built Environment and Architecture, with particular interests in music and acoustics, PA systems, urban wind turbines, vocal stress and speech intelligibility.


Dr Mahmood Datoo

Job title: Head of Civil and Building Services Engineering
Telephone: 020 7815 7388

Dr Datoo is Head of Civil and Building Services Engineering. He has over 30 years of experience in teaching Structural Analysis, Stress Analysis and Finite Element Modelling. He has authored a book on “Mechanics of Fibrous Composites”.


Dr Alan Dunn

Job title: Senior Lecturer
Telephone: 020 7815 7133

Dr Alan Dunn is interested in all aspects of low carbon building design. He has run four Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, started a company based on a patent for the co-firing of industrial waste, and been involved in many consultancy projects.

Prof. Judith Evans

Job title: Researcher - Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
Telephone: 020 7815 7626

Judith's expertise is in food refrigeration throughout the food cold chain. Her current work revolves around reducing energy use and emissions, the use of novel refrigeration systems and optimising refrigeration processes.


Prof. Andy Ford

Job title: Acting Director of Research and Enterprise; Professor of Building Systems Engineering
Telephone: 020 7815 7160

Andy is passionate about low energy design and innovation. Having run his own successful Consulting Engineering practice for many years he is now focused on the next generation.


Dr Alan Foster

Job title: Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Air Conditioning & Referigeration
Telephone: 020 7815 7626

Dr Alan Foster has interests in refrigerated retail display, cold storage and application of CFD modelling.


Dr Aaron Gillich

Job title: Course Director for MSc Building Services Engineering
Telephone: 020 7815 7194

Aaron teaches in the field of energy and building services engineering. He is currently working on the Balanced Energy Networks (BEN) project focusing on the energy trilemma of delivering a low cost, low carbon, secure energy system.


Dr Luis Gomez-Agustina

Job title: Course Director, Institute of Acoustics Diploma in Noise Control and Institute of Acoustics Certificate; Lecturer in Acoustics and Building Services
Telephone: 020 7815 7367

Luis is an acoustician and academic with research and development background. His areas of expertise are architectural acoustics, noise control, building and room acoustics, environmental noise, acoustic simulation, revision and creation of acoustic design guidelines. His current research interests are in office and performance spaces acoustics, sustainable acoustic design and improvement of quality of life through the acoustic environment.


Carlos Gonzalo

Job title: Lecturer in Civil Engineering
Telephone: 020 7815 7623

Carlos Gonzalo is a lecturer in both Civil and Building Services Engineering of the School of Built Environment and Architecture.


Dr Edward Hammond

Job title: Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Air Conditioning and Referigeration
Telephone: 020 7815 7652

Dr Hammond has a combined commercial and academic experience in refrigeration system design, development and optimisation.


Dr Rusdy Hartungi

Job title: Senior Lecturer; Course Director for BSc (Hons) Building Services Engineering
Telephone: 020 7815 7197

Rusdy's teaching focuses on electrical building services engineering and lighting. He is Course Director for the BSc (Hon) Building Services Engineering.


Dr Timothy Hong

Job title: Reader
Telephone: 020 7815 7602

Timothy joined London South Bank University in September 2009 and has more than 25 years' experience as both an academic researcher and practical engineer.


Dr Ivana Kraincanic

Job title: Senior Lecturer in CD-BSc Civil Engineering
Telephone: 020 7815 7187

Ivana has extensive knowledge of flexible offshore pipelines, oil platforms, offshore wind turbines, concrete structures, steel fibre reinforced concrete, structural dynamics and earthquake engineering.


Simon Leung

Job title: Senior Lecturer in Structural Design
Telephone: 020 7815 7649

Simon Leung is a Senior Lecturer in Structural Design within the School of Built Environment and Architecture. He brings in experience from the industry as a practising structural engineer and offers insights to next generation of engineers.


Dr Héctor Ulises Levatti López

Job title: Lecturer in Structural Analysis, Design and Geotechnics/Fluids
Telephone: 020 7815 8989

Dr Levatti is a specialist in hydromechanical coupled problems in soils as well as in stress analysis for non-conventional structures combining structural optimisation and Additive Manufacturing.


Dr Vireen Limbachiya

Job title: Lecturer
Telephone: 020 7815 7681

Dr Vireen Limbachiya is a lecturer in Civil Engineering and works in the School of Built Environment and Architecture.


Dr Gordon Lowry

Job title: Associate Professor
Telephone: 020 7815 7214

Dr Gordon Lowry teaches electrical building services engineering and lighting. His research interests include building energy performance, modelling, and utilising building management systems.


Dr Esmail Mahmoudi Saber

Job title: Lecturer
Telephone: 020 7815 7515

Dr Esmail Mahmoudi Saber is interested in practical contexts of fluid mechanics and heat transfer in engineering disciplines and he conducted extensive research on application of these concepts in building systems.


Prof. Graeme Maidment

Job title: Professor of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
Telephone: 020 7815 7626

Graeme leads research in LSBU's Centre for Refrigeration and Air Conditioning and teaches in the Division of Civil and Building Services Engineering.


Dr Finian McCann

Job title: Senior Lecturer in Civil and Building Services Engineering

Dr Finian McCann is a Senior Lecturer in the Division of Civil and Building Services Engineering of the School of the Built Environment and Architecture.


Dr David McGovern

Job title: Lecturer
Telephone: 020 7815 7658

Dr David J. McGovern is a Lecturer in the School of The Built Environment and Architecture at London South Bank University (LSBU).


Dr Alex Paurine

Job title: Senior Lecturer - Engineering Mathematics
Telephone: 020 7815 7604

Alex is a Senior Research Fellow & Sessional Lecturer in Sustainable Energy Systems Engineering.


Dr Bob Peters

Job title: Senior Research Visiting Fellow
Telephone: 020 7815 8332

Bob has been active in research, teaching and consultancy in acoustics, since graduating with Honours in Physics from Imperial College, London, in 1965.


Dr Rabee Shamass

Job title: Lecturer in Civil Engineering
Telephone: 020 7815 7118

Dr Rabee Shamass is a Lecturer in Civil Engineering in the Division of Civil Engineering and Building Services.


Prof. Bridget Shield

Job title: Emeritus Professor of Acoustics; Visiting Professor

Bridget's research interests include the acoustic design of schools and its impact on pupils and teachers. She became the first female President of the Institute of Acoustics when she was appointed to this role in 2012.


Stephen Vary

Job title: Senior Lecturer; Course Director for HNC Civil Engineering
Telephone: 020 7815 7116

Steven joined LSBU in 2007 and teaches Structural Design on undergraduate and postgraduate courses.


Dr Yang Wang

Job title: Research Fellow
Telephone: 0207 815 8989

Dr Yang Wang is a Research Fellow in Energy and Building Services Engineering within the School of Build Environment and Architecture at London South Bank University (LSBU).


Prof. Robert Xiao

Job title: Professor of Structural Civil Engineering
Telephone: 020 7815 7157

Robert is a professor of Structural Civil Engineering and has over 25 years' experience of research, design and teaching in the field of civil engineering.


Dr Zhihui Ye

Job title: Senior Lecturer; Course Director for MSc Building Services Engineering (Distance Learning)
Telephone: 020 7815 7131

Zhihui is a building service engineer. She has particular interests in energy and the indoor environment.


Dr Metkel Yebiyo

Job title: Lecturer in Building Services Engineering
Telephone: 020 7815 7526

Dr Metkel Yebiyo is a Lecturer in the Building Services Engineering Division in the School of The Built Environment and Architecture.


Kika Yiakoumetti

Job title: Senior Lecturer; Course Director for BEng (Hons) Building Services Engineering
Telephone: 020 7815 7657

Kika is a Chartered Engineer with over 35 years of experience in the Building Services Engineering industry. She has particular interests in mechanical building services.


 
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