Our staff

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

Dr Oluwatoyin Ajibade

Job title: Lecturer in Civil Engineering

Dr Oluwatoyin Ajibade is a Lecturer in Civil Engineering in the School of the Built Environment and Architecture, a Chartered Civil Engineer and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, with research interests including sustainable drainage systems, sustainable materials and road pavement technologies.


Dr Amer Ali

Job title: Senior Lecturer
Telephone: 020 7815 7348

Dr Ali specialises in Traffic and Highway Engineering.


Prof. Issa Chaer

Job title: Director of Research and Enterprise
Telephone: 020 7815 7149

Dr Issa Chaer is a Chartered Engineer with a PhD in Heat Transfer. He is currently the Director of Research and Enterprise for the School of the Built Environment and Architecture.

He is an active research academic with interests in energy conversion and energy management including CHP and trigeneration systems, refrigeration, alternative and renewable technologies, life cycle assessment, heat transfer, and energy conversion, food processing and food manufacturing, and novel techniques to reduce energy demand and carbon emission within the engineering sector.


Navpreet Chohan

Job title: Lecturer in Building Information Modelling
Telephone: 020 7815 7240

Navpreet is lecturer in the Division of Construction, Property and Surveying, School of the Built Environment and Architecture.


Prof. Stephen Dance

Job title: Professor of Acoustics
Telephone: 020 7815 7672

Steve is a Professor 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 Nathan Darroch

Job title: Lecturer in Civil Engineering

Dr Nathan Darroch is a Lecturer in Civil Engineering, specialising in railway-based systems.


Dr Abouzar Estebsari

Job title: Senior Lecturer in Electrical Engineering

Dr. Abouzar Estebsari got a PhD in electrical engineering. His main research interests include smart grid applications, real-time simulations, security of supply, multi-vector energy systems and demand side management


Prof. Andy Ford

Job title: 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.


Prof. Yunting Ge

Job title: Director of CCiBSE, Professor of Building Services Engineering
Telephone: 020 7815 7177

Professor Yunting Ge is a Professor of Building Services Engineering in the School of The Built Environment and Architecture. Prof. Ge’s research background is mainly on energy, built environment, modelling and hydrogen energy technologies.


Dr Aaron Gillich

Job title: Associate Professor – Director of the BSRIA LSBU Net Zero Building Centre
Telephone: 020 7815 7194

Dr Aaron Gillich is a Director of the BSRIA LSBU Innovation Centre, MSc Building Services Engineering and MSc Sustainable Energy Systems.


Dr Luis Gomez-Agustina

Job title: Director of the Institute of Acoustics Diploma and Certificate courses; Senior Lecturer in Acoustics
Telephone: 020 7815 7367

Luis is an acoustician and academic with a 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: Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering
Telephone: 020 7815 7623

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


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: Senior Lecturer: Structural Analysis, Design and Geotechnics, Division of Civil and Building Services
Telephone: 020 7815 7679

Dr Héctor Ulises Levatti is currently a Senior Lecturer in Structural Analysis, Design and Geotechnics at LSBU


Dr Vireen Limbachiya

Job title: Acting Head of Civil Engineering
Telephone: 020 7815 7681

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


Dr Esmail Mahmoudi Saber

Job title: Senior 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. Maria Mavroulidou

Job title: Deputy Director of CCiBSE, Professor of Geotechnics
Telephone: 020 7815 7646

Professor Mavroulidouis is a Professor of Geotechnics at LSBU with previous research employments at NTU-Athens, the University of Surrey and Imperial College, London


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: Senior Lecturer
Telephone: 020 7815 7658

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


Dr Alex Paurine

Job title: Head of Division (Building Services Engineering)
Telephone: 020 7815 7604

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


Dr Luis Santos

Job title: Senior Lecturer in Structural Design

Dr Luis Santos is a Lecturer in Structural Engineering in the Department of Civil Engineering, School of the Built Environment and Architecture.


Dr Rabee Shamass

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

Dr Rabee Shamass is a Senior 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.


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: Senior Lecturer in Building Services Engineering
Telephone: 020 7815 7526

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


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