Meet the School
Meet the EEE academic experts. Find out more about the work they’re doing here at The University of Manchester and discover what ignited their passion for electrical and electronic engineering. You can also learn more about the heritage of the school, and the knowledge leaders who’ve worked and studied here over the years.
Meet the School 19th February 2019
Meet Fridah A Masake Bowker, one of our 3rd year student ambassadors studying MEng. Electrical and Electronic Engineering and hear about her experiences of Manchester and being an ambassador. Fridah is originally from Kenya but currently lives in Halifax with her family. What are some of your favourite areas to study? There is a lot […]
Meet the School 9th October 2018
Meet our Student Welfare Officer, Sam. Can you tell us a bit more about what your role involves and the kind of things you do on a day-to-day basis? My role is very varied; for the most part I am the ‘Student Welfare Officer’ so most days I will be meeting with students to offer […]
Meet the School 1st August 2018
Dr Ogi Marjanovic teaches the first year Circuit Analysis Unit in Year 1 Semester 1 and has been the Undergraduate Admission Tutor for the past ten years. If you have attended a University Open day or a School Visit Day over this time you may recognise him!
Meet the School 27th July 2018
”I firmly believe that this area combines many strands of science in a creative and fun manner to allow for creation of intelligent systems that drive our future, from robotics to wind turbines, electrical cars and planes to supercomputers”.
Meet the School 9th July 2018
Please can you describe your research, for the layman, in ten sentences or less? I am working on autonomous robots for my PhD (think self-driving cars). More specifically, I am working on vision systems for mobile robots so that if a robot enters an unknown area it can scan its surroundings and recognise the […]
Meet the School 1st May 2018
Prof William Heath is the Director of Teaching and Learning and also teaches on the third year Numerical Analysis unit which is an optional unit in all three undergraduate courses in our School.
Meet the School 13th April 2018
Liam Brown is in the final year of his PhD study working on robotics applications in hazardous environments, his supervisor is Dr Joaquin Carrasco. Liam has been heavily involved in the UCAS visit days for the past two years so you may recognise him from the mechatronics activity.
Meet the School 13th March 2018
Danielle George believes she was destined to become a scientist because as a child she constantly asked ‘why’. It’s a curiosity that has led to a successful career in engineering, a professorship at the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and an MBE.
Meet the School 20th February 2018
Prof Patrick Gaydecki teaches the third year Digital Signal Processing unit, which is a compulsory unit in the Electronic Engineering stream. Get to know him here.
Meet the School 17th January 2018
Dr Robin Preece teaches the third year Power Systems Analysis unit and the fourth year Analysis of Electrical Power and Energy unit for the Electrical and Electronic Engineering course. Get to know him here.