Our staff

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.


Tim Brown

Job title: Senior Research Fellow
Telephone: 0117 928 9303

Tim is a Senior Research Fellow in the School of Engineering, working primarily on EU and UK Government funded research projects.  His interests lie mainly in the fields of refrigeration, heating and cooling, energy use and reduction,   the food cold chain, and reducing food waste.


Dr Issa Chaer

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

Dr Issa Chaer has over 15 years of work experience in the Higher Education sector and is currently working at London South Bank University as Director of Enterprise for the School of The Built Environment and Architecture.


Prof. Stephen Dance

Job title: Professor of 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.


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.


Dr Aaron Gillich

Job title: Acting Head of Division, MSc Building Services Engineering and MSc Sustainable Energy Systems
Telephone: 020 7815 7194

Dr Aaron Gillich is a Acting Head of Division for MSc Building Services Engineering and MSc Sustainable Energy Systems.


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

Dr Héctor Ulises Levatti is currently a 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 lecturer in Civil Engineering and works in the School of Built Environment and Architecture.


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.


Dr Maria Mavroulidou

Job title: Reader of Geotechnics
Telephone: 020 7815 7646

Dr Mavroulidouis a Reader 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: 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: Acting Head of Division (Building Services Engineering)
Telephone: 020 7815 7604

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


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.


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.


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