Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering

For well over 60 years, the Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering has been delivering world-leading research and education across a diverse range of disciplines. The Faculty has established a thriving enterprise culture that is having a significant impact on many areas of business and daily life. Today, the state of the art clean rooms, laboratory facilities and infrastructure reflect the multi-disciplinary nature of the Faculty and enable our staff and students to learn, research and innovate at the cutting edge.

The Faculty is home to three Academic Units and two inter-disciplinary University Research Institutes:

The Faculty's academic staff are highly qualified and many are nationally and internationally acknowledged for their contribution to engineering, science and technology. They include four fellows of the Royal Society, ten fellows of the UK Royal Academy of Engineering, three Knights and a Dame as well as the United Kingdom’s first Regius Professor of Computer Science.

The Faculty attracts ambitious undergraduate and postgraduate students from around the world who learn to solve real-world problems in creative and disciplined ways. The Faculty has strong links with industry, nationally and internationally, which strengthens our research and enables us to link our students’ education to real-world challenges and opportunities. These connections with graduate employers also provide accelerated opportunities for entry to successful and rewarding careers.

Key people

Dean Professor Bashir Al-Hashimi Professor Bashir Al-Hashimi, Dean of the Faculty of Physical and Applied Sciences
Head of Faculty Operations Jennie Calder-Smith +44 (0)23 8059 4183
Head of Faculty Finance Jean Mills +44 (0)23 8059 3357
Faculty Academic Registrar Lesley Anne Adams +44 (0)23 8059 3076
Executive Officer to the Dean Amy Glen +44 (0)23 8059 2698
Associate Deans:
Education and Student Experience Professor Mark French +44 (0)23 8059 2688
Education and Student Experience (HER) Dr Andy Gravell +44 (0)23 8059 2741
Enterprise and Impact Professor Michael Butler +44 (0)23 8059 2435
Planning and Strategy Professor James Wilkinson +44 (0)23 8059 2792
Research Professor Rob Eason +44 (0)23 8059 2098

Contact us:

General Faculty enquiries – 023 8059 8862

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