Our people

College Centre

College Deans

Strategy and Administration

  • Ms Aman Gill (Director of Operations)
  • Mrs Donna Wheat (Quality Officer)
  • Mr Tejinder Malhi (College Finance Business Partner)
  • Ms Joanne Elsmore (College HR Business Partner)            
  • Ms Katy Lewis (Marketing Manager)
  • Ms Elizabeth (Libby) Comyn (Marketing Officer)
  • Ms Rani Johal (Digital Content Officer)
  • Ms Purbani Chakrabarti (Strategic Funding Manager)
  • Mr Stuart Rose (Academic and Research Team Manager)

Taught Programmes Team

  • Miss Victoria Bond (Taught Programmes Team Leader)
  • Mrs Caroline O'Hara (Foundation Year Programme Administrator)
  • Ms Margaret Ebanks (Taught Programmes Administrator) 
  • Mrs Carol Browne (Taught Programmes Administrator) 
  • Ms Nishath Hussain (Postgraduate Programme Administrator)
  • Mr Michael Northwood (Taught Programmes Administrator)
  • Miss Helen Gilfoyle (Assessment Officer)
  • Mr Fred Gallagher (Assessment Officer) 
  • Mrs Shelley Smith (Taught Programmes Administrator) 

Exams and Assessments Team 

  • Mrs Diane Markley (Exams and Assessments Team Leader)
  • Mr Fred Gallagher (Assessment Officer)
  • Miss Helen Gilfoyle (Assessment Officer)

Academic Support Team

  • Mrs Ranjit Judge (Academic Support Team Leader)
  • Mrs Kanchan Patel (Academic Support Administrator - CS/EEE/Maths)
  • Mrs Jo Reid (Academic Support Administrator - AFC/APEC/MBDE)
  • Mrs Charmaine Senior (Academic Support Administrator - CE/CEAC/ESSCM)

Research Support Team

  • Dr Emma Estevez (Research Support Team Leader)
  • Mr Craig Bean (Research Support Administrator)
  • Mr John Leigh (Research Project Administrator)
  • Ms Jenneka Pope (Research Support Administrator)
  • Ms Polina Zelmanova (Research Support Administrator)

 Student Engagement Team 

  • Ms Boohema Boohene (Student Engagement Officer)
  • Ms Monique Gill (Student Engagement Assistant)
     

Aston Professional Engineering Centre (APEC) Team

  • Mrs Carol Winder (Professional Engineering Manager)
  • Ms Kristiana Atanasova (International Programmes Officer)
  • Mr Adhiraj Banerjee (Programmes Officer)
  • Ms Olive Burke (STEM Up Project Officer)
  • Ms Sarah Craney (Programmes Officer)
  • Mr Gregg Smith (Programmes Officer)
  • Mrs Anita Suman (Programmes Officer)

School of Informatics and Digital Engineering

Head of School - Professor Damien Foster

Computer Science

Department Members

Administration Team

  • Mrs Carol Browne (Undergraduate Taught Programme Administrator)
  • Ms Nishath Hussain (Postgraduate Programme Administrator)
  • Mrs Kanchan Patel (Academic Support Administrator)

Postgraduate Research Students

  • Ms Chloé Ann Alsop (Research Student)
  • Mr John Connor Rego Hamilton (Research Student)
  • Mr Muhammad Zaman (Research Student)
  • Miss Anna Stefani (Research Student)
  • Miss Huma Samin (Research Student)
  • Miss Jodie Sylvia May Ashford (Research Student)
  • Mr Adam Farooq (Research Student)
  • Mr Daniel Rodriguez Criado (Research Student)
  • Mr Dirichukwu Goodluck Oguzie (Research Student)
  • Mr Edward William Easton (Research Student)
  • Mr Jacob Sharp (Research Student)
  • Mr Jomar Charles Alcantara (Research Student)
  • Mr Juan Marcelo Parra (Research Student)
  • Mr Junaid Ali Rasheed (Research Student)
  • Mr Lewis David Blackburn (Research Student)
  • Mr Michael George Pritchard (Research Student)
  • Mr Owen James Reynolds (Research Student)
  • Mr Renato Barros Arantes (Research Student)
  • Mrs Yingyi Kuang (Research Student)
  • Ms Sanobar Dar (Research Student)
Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Department Members

Administration Team

Postgraduate Research Students

  • Rana Ahmad Bilal Khalid (Research Student)
  • Juan Ignacio Cadiz Miranda (Research Student)
  • Mr Mala Sadik (Research Student)
  • Mr Roman Svoma (Research Student)
  • Ms Gabriella Gardosi (Research Student)
  • Mr Mike Anderson (Research Student)
  • Mr Mahmood Abu Romoh
  • Ms Namita Sahoo (Research Student)
  • Ms Paulami Ray (Research Student)
  • Mr Nasir Garba Bello (Research Student)
  • Mr Said Salehi Zanjani (Research Student)
  • Ms Aisha Bibi (Research Student, Marie Sklodowska Curie Early Career Researcher)
  • Mr Robert Harrison (Research Student)
  • Miss Karina Nurlybayeva (Research Student)
  • Mr Vladislav Neskorniuk (Research Student, Marie Sklodowska Curie Early Career Researcher)
  • Mr Aleksandr Donodin (Research Student, Marie Sklodowska Curie Early Career Researcher)
  • Miss Diana Galiakhmetova (Research Student)
  • Mr Long Hoang Nguyen (Research Student, Marie Sklodowska Curie Early Career Researcher)
  • Mr Mohammad Hosseini (Research Student, Marie Sklodowska Curie Early Career Researcher)
  • Mr Pratim Hazarika (Research Student, Marie Sklodowska Curie Early Career Researcher)
  • Mr Pedro Freire (Research Student, Marie Sklodowska Curie Early Career Researcher)
  • Mr Victor Vassiliev (Research Student, Marie Sklodowska Curie Early Career Researcher)
  • Mr Egor Sedov (Research Student)
  • Mr Stepan Bogdanov (Research Student)
  • Mr Diego Argüello Ron (Research Student, Marie Sklodowska Curie Early Career Researcher)
  • Mr Alberto Rodríguez Cuevas (Research Student, Early Stage Researcher in European Training Network Doctorate - Project MEFISTA)
  • Miss Mariia Bastamova (Research Student)
  • Ms Arooj (Research Student, Early Career Researcher)

Mathematics

Department Members

Administration Team

  • Ms Nishath Hussain (Postgraduate Programme Administrator)
  • Mr Michael Northwood (Undergraduate Taught Programme Administrator)
  • Mrs Kanchan Patel (Academic Support Administrator)

Postgraduate Research Students 

  • Mr Karl Lydon (Research Student)
  • Mr Farhan Mohammad Hasan (Research Student)
  • Ms Ewa Magdalena Grela (Research Student)
  • Mr Thomas Mungo Harvey-Ball (Research Student)
  • Ms Silvia Cisotto (Research Student)
  • Mr Monsuru Taiye Mustapha (Research Student)

 

School of Infrastructure and Sustainable Engineering

Head of School - Professor Paul Topham

Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry

Department Members

Administration Team

  • Ms Nishath Hussain (Postgraduate Programme Administrator)
  • Mrs Charmaine Senior (Academic Support Administrator)

Postgraduate Research Students

  • Mr Brad Coward (Research Student)
  • Benjamin Dages (Research Student)
  • Mrs Amritha Dhanya Cheriachanasseril Sasankan (Research Student)
  • Mr Bawan Hadad (Research Student)
  • Miss Ali Hana Khanom (Research Student)
  • Georgia Maitland (Research Student)
  • Marta Maso Martinez (Research Student - EBRI) 
  • Muhammad Nauman Khan (Research Student - EBRI)
  • Miss Mpho Thabang Rapoo (Research Student)
  • Mr Clyde-Theodore Nguimous Batista (Research Student)
  • Mr Christopher Thomas (Research Student)
  • Ms Anisha Patel (Postgraduate Research Student)
  • Goutham Ponnusamy (Research Student - EBRI) 
  • Mr Jakub Sacharczuk (Research Student)
  • Filipe Goncalves Sarmento (Research Student)
  • Bridget Tang (Research Student)
  • Miss Melissa Venegas (Research Student)
Civil Engineering

Department Members

Administration Team

  • Ms Margaret Ebanks (Undergraduate Taught Programme Administrator)
  • Ms Nishath Hussain (Postgraduate Programme Administrator)
  • Mrs Charmaine Senior (Academic Support Administrator)

Postgraduate Research Students

  • Miss Charlotte Abdy (Research Student)
  • Daniel Twum Addae (Research Student) 
  • Tasmia Azim (Research Student)
  • Zeina Abdul Aziz (Research Student)
  • Mr Aniruddha Chopadekar (Research Student)
  • Mr Sina Fadaie Sestelani (Research Student)
  • Mr Shadi Fathi (Research Student)
  • Mr Moinul Hossain (Research Student)
  • Vikas V Pai (Research Student)
  • Mr Dhaval Shah (Research Student)
  • Ms Tayebeh Soltanighias (Research Student)
  • Mr Parastou Shahid Zadeh (Research Student) 
Engineering Systems and Supply Chain Management

Department Members

Administration Team

  • Ms Margaret Ebanks (Undergraduate Taught Programme Administrator)
  • Ms Nishath Hussain (Postgraduate Programme Administrator)
  • Mrs Charmaine Senior (Academic Support Administrator)

Postgraduate Research Students

  • Mr Filipe Goncalves Sarmento (Research Student)

 

School of Engineering and Technology 

Head of School - Dr Laura Leslie

Aston Foundation Centre

Department Members

Administration Team

  • Mrs Caroline O'Hara (Foundation Programme Administrator)
  • Mrs Jo Reid (Academic Support Administrator) 
Aston Professional Engineering Centre

Management Team

Professional Services Team

  • Ms Kristiana Atanasova (International Programmes Officer)
  • Mr Adhiraj Banerjee (Programmes Officer)
  • Mrs Olive Burke (STEM Up Project Officer)
  • Ms Sarah Craney (Programmes Officer)
  • Mr Gregg Smith (Programmes Officer)
  • Mrs Anita Suman (Programmes Officer)
     
  • Mrs Jo Reid (Academic Support Administrator)

Programme Directors

APEC Staff

Mechanical, Biomedical and Design Engineering

Department Members

Administration Team

  • Ms Nishath Hussain (Postgraduate Programme Administrator)
  • Mr Michael Northwood (Undergraduate Taught Programme Administrator)
  • Mrs Jo Reid (Academic Support Administrator)

Postgraduate Research Students

  • Mr Fabio Barollo (Postgraduate Research Student)
  • Mr Mehul Chauhan (Research Student)
  • Mr Yohan Engineer (Research Student)
  • Ms Amy Harrison (Research Student)
  • Mr Joshua Lowe (Research Student)
  • Mr Abdelnasir Omran (Research Student)
  • Ms Isotta Rigoni (Research Student)
  • Mr Handsome Habakkuk Banda (Research Student)
  • Mr Ahmad Atif Fikri (Research Student)
  • Mr Yazan Mahmoud Yousef Al-Wreikat (Research Student)
  • Mr Zezhong Wang (Research Student)
  • Mr Youxi Hu (Research Student)
     

 

Research Institutes 

Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies

Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies - AiPT

Academic / Research Staff

 

Professional / Technical / Administrative Staff

  • Dr Valentina Barker (Project Manager)
  • Ms Nadira Begum (Research Administrator)
  • Ms Christiane Doering-Saad (EC Project Management Coordinator AIPT)
  • Ms Tetyana Gordienko (Research Administrator)
  • Mr Martin Grant (Project Manager)
  • Ms Tatiana Kilina (AIPT Manager for EU Projects, Research & Communication)
  • Ms Claire Lindow (Project Manager)
  • Ms Nataliia Manuilovich (Project Manager)
  • Ms Swaroopa Mucheli-sudhakar (Technician)
  • Dr Martina Pasini (Project Manager)
  • Mr Ian Rickuss (Design and Additive Manufacturing Engineer)
  • Ms Adriana Svetozarova (Project Manager)
  • Dr Kirill Tokmakov (Technician)
  • Ms Karola Woods (Project Manager)

 

Postgraduate Research Students

  • Ms Arooj (Research Student, Early Career Researcher)
  • Mr Mahmood Abu Romoh (Research Student)
  • Mr Mike Anderson (Research Student)
  • Mr Diego Argüello Ron (Research Student, Marie Sklodowska Curie Early Career Researcher)
  • Ms Maria Bastamova (Research Student)
  • Ms Aisha Bibi (Research Student, Marie Sklodowska Curie Early Career Researcher)
  • Mr Stepan Bogdanov (Research Student)
  • Mr Nelson Castro Salgado (Research Student)
  • Ms Peiyun Cheng (Research Student)
  • Mr Aleksandr Donodin (Research Student, Marie Sklodowska Curie Early Career Researcher)
  • Mr Pedro Freire (Research Student, Marie Sklodowska Curie Early Career Researcher)
  • Ms Diana Galiakhmetova (Research Student)
  • Mr Nasir Garba Bello (Research Student)
  • Debjani Goswami (Research Student)
  • Mr Pratim Hazarika (Research Student, Marie Sklodowska Curie Early Career Researcher)
  • Mr Long Hoang Nguyen (Research Student, Marie Sklodowska Curie Early Career Researcher)
  • Mr Mohammad Hosseini (Research Student, Marie Sklodowska Curie Early Career Researcher)
  • Mr James Stewart Walley Huges (Research Student)
  • Mr Vladislav Neskorniuk (Research Student, Marie Sklodowska Curie Early Career Researcher)
  • Ms Karina Nurlybayeva (Research Student)
  • Ms Ray Paulami (Research Student)
  • Mr Alberto Rodríguez Cuevas (Research Student, Early Stage Researcher in European Training Network Doctorate - Project MEFISTA)
  • Mr Egor Sedov (Research Student)
  • Mr Minji Shi (Research Student)
  • Mr Atif Syed Igrar (Research Student)
  • Mr Victor Vassiliev (Research Student, Marie Sklodowska Curie Early Career Researcher)
  • Ms Qing Yang (Research Student, Marie Curie Research Fellow  - Project MEFISTA)
  • Mr Sajid Zaki (Research Student)
Aston Institute for Urban Technologies and the Environment

Aston Institute for Urban Technologies and the Environment - ASTUTE

Academic / Research Staff 

Professional / Technical / Administrative Staff

  • Mr Paul Gretton (Senior Project Manager)
  • Ms Gosia Dzierdzikowska (Project Administrator)
  • Malgorzata Dzierdzikowska (Project Officer)
  • Ms Renia Gkountiou (Additive Manufacturing Technician)
  • Mr William Utting (Design and Additive Manufacturing Engineer)

Postgraduate Research Students

  • Mr Ahmad Atif Fikri (Research Student)
  • Ms Anna Stefani (Research Student)
  • Mr Belema Prince Alalibo (Research Student)
  • Mr Daniel Rodriguez-Criado (Research Student)
  • Mr David Michael Roberts (Research Student)
  • Ms Debjani Goswami (Research Student)
  • Mr Dirichukwu Goodluck Oguzie (Research Student)
  • Ms Eman Omairey (Research Student)
  • Mr Abdelnasir Omran (Research Student)
  • Ms Gabriella Gardosi (Research Student)
  • Mr Handsome Banda (Research Student)
  • Ms Huma Samin (Research Student)
  • Mr Jacob Sharp (Research Student)
  • Ms Jodie Sylvia May Ashford (Research Student)
  • Mr Jomar Alcantara (Research Student)
  • Mr Jordan James Bird (Research Student)
  • Mr Karl Lydon (Research Student)
  • Mr Lewis Blackburn (Research Student)
  • Mr Michael George Pritchard (Research Student)
  • Mr Muhammad Moid Khalid Khan (Research Student)
  • Mr Muhammad Wahid-UL Zaman (Research Student)
  • Ms Parastou Shahid Zadeh (Research Student)
  • Mr Renato Barros (Research Student)
  • Mr Robert Harrison (Research Student)
  • Mr Saied Salehi Zanjani (Research Student)
  • Mr Semiu Dolapo Salawu (Research Student)
  • Ms Shadi Fathi (Research Student)
  • Mr Thomas Patrick Carr (Research Student)
  • Mr Yazan Mahmoud Al-Wreikat (Research Student)
  • Ms Yingyi Kuang (Research Student)
  • Mr Yohan Engineer (Research Student)
  • Mr Zezhong Wang (Research Student)
  • Mr Zhi Qiao (Research Student)
Energy and Bioproducts Research Institute

Energy and Bioproducts Research Institute - EBRI

Academic and Research Staff

 

Professional, Technical and Administrative Staff

  • Dr Kinana Aliko (ERDF Project, Bussines Research Associate)
  • Ms Alanna Boden (Research Project Manager)
  • Dr Jinesh Cherukkattu Manayil (Laboratory Technician)
  • Mr Vitor Furlong (Knowledge Exchange Associate)
  • Mrs Rebecca Fothergill (Stakeholder Engagement Manager)
  • Ms Catriona Heaton (Supergen Stakeholder Relations Manager)
  • Mr Tim Miller (Research Engagement Director)
  • Mr Benjamin Mullins (Digital Marketing Officer ERDF Project)
  • Mr Michael Omatsola-Morgan (ERDF Industrial Project Administrator)
  • Mr Durga Prasad (Industry Engagement Officer)
  • Dr Clara Serrano (Plant Manager)
  • Ms Irene Watkinson (ERDF Project Marketing and Communications Manager)
  • Ms Emma Wheeley (Supergen Hub Research Project Manager)

Postgraduate Research Students

  • Ms Charlotte Abdy (Research Student) 
  • Mr Ifeoluwa Akande (Research Student)
  • Mr Muhammad Nauman Ahmad Khan (Research Student)
  • Ms Memoona Khalid (Research Student)
  • Ms Carmen Hierro Iglesias (Research Student)
  • Ms Regina Hoi Man Siu (Research Student)
  • Ms Marta Maso Martinez (Research Student)
  • Mr Christopher Michael Thomas (Research Student)
  • Mr Omar Mohammad (Research Student)
  • Mr Clyde-Theodore Nguimous Batista (Research Student)
  • Mr Prince Anthony Okoro (Research Student)
  • Ms Morenike Peters (Research Student)
  • Mr Goutham Ponnusamy (Research Student)
  • Ms Mpho Thabang Rapoo (Research Student)
  • Mr Michael R Rawlins (Research Student)
  • Mr Daniel Taylor (Research Student) 
  • Ms Zeinab Zandieh (Research Student)
  • Ms Jiaojiao Zheng (Research Student)