Staff Handbook: 2.3 Officers and Committees for 2014/15

Contents

0. Introduction

"Until" means until the end of the academic year which falls in the given calendar year (thus "Until 2013" would mean "until the end of the academic year 2012/13", taken here to end on 31 July). Office-holders, other than taught student representatives, remain in post until substitute appointments have been made or elections held.

According to 2.2 Management Structures §1: "Unless otherwise stated, the term of office for all elected or appointed officers and members of committees is three years, except for research staff and students where it is one year."

1. Officers

Post Name Until
Head of School Jon Rowe 2015
Deputy Head(s) of School Mark Lee 2017
Head of Academic Programmes Dan Ghica 2017
Head of Quality Assurance Eike Ritter 2016
Head of Student Development and Support Mark Lee 2016
Director of Undergraduate Studies Volker Sorge 2016
Director of Postgraduate Studies Tom Chothia 2017
Senior Tutor Steven Vickers 2017
UG Programme Directors:
Intercalated Year Jim Yandle 2017
MSc Programme Directors:
MSc Advanced Computer Science Hayo Thielecke 2017
MSc Computer Science Uday Reddy 2015
MSc Computer Security Shishir Nagaraja 2016
MSc Human-Computer Interaction Russell Beale 2015
MRes Natural Computation Shan He 2015
MSc Robotics Michael Mistry 2015
Industrial Placements Tutor Ian Batten 2017
Careers Tutor Rami Bahsoon 2016
Undergraduate Projects Officer Ela Claridge 2016
MSc Projects Officer Behzad Bordbar 2017
Advanced MSc mini projects Behzad Bordbar 2017
SSC Coordinator Shan He 2015
Individual Study Ela Claridge 2016
Examinations Officer Paul Levy 2016
Senior Welfare Officer Iain Styles 2015
Deputy Welfare Officers Shan He
Ata Kaban
2016,
2016
International Students Tutor Hamid Dehghani 2015
Research Students Tutor Dave Parker 2017
Demonstrator Tutor Peter Tiño 2016
Exchanges Tutor Bob Hendley 2017
Director of Undergraduate Admissions John Bullinaria 2016
Director of Postgraduate Admissions Peter Hancox 2016
Admissions and Marketing Coordinator Helen Whitby
Admissions Team  
Peter Hancox
Bernd Bohnet
Jim Yandle
Bob Hendley
John Bullinaria
Martin Escardo
Michael Mistry
Russell Beale
Hayo Thielecke
Shishir Nagaraja
 
2016
2015
2017
2016
2016
2015
2015
2015
2016
2015
Head of Marketing and Publicity Nick Hawes 2015
Director of Computing Facilities Steve Pillinger 2016
Library Liaison Officer Mirco Musolesi 2016
Director of Research Ales Leonardis 2015
Research Ethics Officer Russell Beale 2015
Other Officers
Departmental Seminar Coordinator Xin Yao 2018
Health and Safety Coordinator Samantha Furamera
Fire Wardens Ceinwen Cushway
Bertram Dandy
Julie Heathcote
Bob Hendley
Eike Ritter

Qualified First Aiders Keith Marlow
Mark Robbins

Data Protection Officer, Freedom of Information Officer Bryan Fryer ex off.
Diversity & Equality Officer John Barnden 2015
REF Lead Xin Yao
REF Preparation Group Jeremy Wyatt
Dan Ghica
Jeremy Wyatt
Mark Ryan
Returning Officer Bryan Fryer ex off.
Outreach Coordinator Nick Hawes 2016
PSIBS Liason Hamid Dehghani 2016
Computing in Schools Coordinator Achim Jung 2016

2. School Committee

The membership of the School Committee will be reviewed at a future School Committee meeting.

e-mail: school-comm (school-comm-open is the corresponding open list). For terms of reference, see 2.2 Management Structures.

Head of School (chair) Jon Rowe ex off.
All staff in the School are entitled to attend and vote (including Teaching Staff, Research Staff, Support Staff and Academic-related Staff).
PA to the Head of School (Secretary) Samantha Furamera ex off.
Four student members of the School's Staff/Student Consultative Committee: one first-year undergraduate, one second-year undergraduate, one third-year or fourth-year undergraduate, one MSc student. Radena Stankova (Year 1 UG)
Vasil Krastev (Year 2 UG)
Siyana Dimova (Final Year UG)
Paulius Balasevicius (MSc)
All 2014
One research student member of the School's Staff/Research Student Consultative Committee. Khulood Alyahya 2014

3. Staffing Committee

e-mail: staffing-comm. For terms of reference, see 2.2 Management Structures.

Head of School (Chair) Jon Rowe ex off.
All Professors in the School John Barnden
Russell Beale
Ela Claridge
Andrew Howes
Achim Jung
Ales Leonardis
Uday Reddy
(Jon Rowe)
Mark Ryan
Jeremy Wyatt
Xin Yao
ex off.
One other elected representative of the Non-Professorial Teaching Staff of the School (must be at Senior Lecturer, Reader, or Senior Research Fellow level, and on an open contract) Martin Escardo 2017
Co-options Aaron Sloman 2015

4. Research Committee

e-mail: research-comm. For terms of reference, see 2.2 Management Structures.

Head of School Jon Rowe ex off.
Director of Research (Chair) Ales Leonardis ex off.
Chair of the Research Students Monitoring Group Dave Parker ex off.
Research Students Admissions Tutor Martin Escardo ex off.
Director of Computing Facilities Steve Pillinger ex off.
Research and Knowledge Transfer Manager Padma Reddy ex off.
Between four and eight other representatives of the research active members of Teaching Staff, nominated by the Teaching Staff and appointed by School Committee after consideration of suggestions from the Research Committee Behzad Bordbar
Russell Beale
Ela Claridge
Shan He
Paul Levy
Michael Mistry
Bob Hendley
2017
2017
2017
2017
2017
2016
2017
Two elected representative of the Research Staff in the School Andrew Gargett
Leandro Minku
2015
2015
One elected representative of the Research Students in the School Bram Geron 2015
Research Secretary Ceinwen Cushway

5. Research Students Monitoring Group

e-mail: rsmg-comm. For terms of reference, see 2.2 Management Structures.

Research Students Tutor Dave Parker (chair) ex off.
Three or more other members of teaching staff, at least one of whom will be a professor, appointed by School Committee after consideration of suggestions from the Research Students Monitoring Group John Barnden
John Bullinaria
Ela Claridge


Martín Escardó
Peter Hancox
Mark Lee
Uday Reddy
Eike Ritter
Jon Rowe
Peter Tiño
Russell Beale
Steve Vickers
Xin Yao
2015
2015
2015


2015
2015
2015
2015
2015
2015
2015
2015
2015
2015
Secretary Kishowar Chowdhury

6a. Staff/Student Consultative Committee (UG)

e-mail: staff-student-comm. For terms of reference, see 2.2 Management Structures.

Head of School Jon Rowe ex off.
Co-chair George Brighton (SE3) 2015
Head of Student Development & Support (co-chair) Mark Lee ex off.
Director of Undergraduate Studies Volker Sorge ex off.
Director of Postgraduate Studies Tom Chothia ex off.
Director of Computing Facilities Steve Pillinger ex off.
Teaching Assistant member of Teaching Committee John Saxon ex off.
One student representative for each group opposite, elected by those students

Vu Hoang (AICS1)

Marc-Theodor Zaharescu (AICS2)

Lucy Robson (AICS3)

Elliott Upton (CS1)

Kyle Bowman (CS2)

Shaylen Pastakia (CS3)

Kelsey McKenna (HalfCS1)

Vacant (HalfCS2)

Rachael Stentiford (HalfCS3)

Vacant(HalfCS4)

Kyle Allen-Taylor (SE1)

Hussien Elmi (SE2)

George Brighton (SE3)

Radina Pentcheva (SE4)

Botond Megyesfalvi (CSBM1)

Radena Stankova (CSBM2)

Bhonae Tayali (CSBM3)

Sophie Hammond (Year in CS)

All
2015
Secretary Kishowar Chowdhury

6b. Staff/Student Consultative Committee (PGT)

e-mail: staff-student-comm. For terms of reference, see 2.2 Management Structures.

Head of School Jon Rowe ex off.
Co-chair Kishore Balaraman (MScACS) 2015
Head of Student Development & Support (co-chair) Mark Lee ex off.
Director of Undergraduate Studies Volker Sorge ex off.
Director of Postgraduate Studies Tom Chothia ex off.
Director of Computing Facilities Steve Pillinger ex off.
Teaching Assistant member of Teaching Committee John Saxon ex off.
One student representative for each group opposite, elected by those students

Laetitia Key (MScCS)

Kishore Balaraman (MScACS)

Vancant (MScCSec)

Vacant (MSc HCI)

Joshua Smith (MSc Robotics)

All
2015
Secretary Kishowar Chowdhury

7. Staff/Research Student Consultative Committee

e-mail: staff-research-student-comm. For terms of reference, see 2.2 Management Structures.

Head of School Jon Rowe ex off.
Research Students Tutor (vice-chair) Dave Parker ex off.
One Computer Officer, nominated by the Director of Computing Facilities Mark Robbins 2015
One research student representative elected by each of Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, and all other years combined Harish Madabushi (Year 1)
Maria Salama (Year 2 - chair and School Rep)
John Saxon (Year 3 - Senior Rep)
2015
MRes Natural Computation student representative on SSCC Sam Benkwitz-Bedford 2015
Research student representative on Research Committee Bram Geron 2015
Co-opted members if required Abhinav Mehrotra & Andreea Radu 2015
Secretary Kishowar Chowdhury

8. Teaching Committee

e-mail: teaching-comm (teaching-comm-open is the corresponding open list). For terms of reference, see 2.2 Management Structures.

Head of School Jon Rowe ex off.
Head of Academic Programmes (Chair) Dan Ghica ex off.
Head of Quality Assurance Eike Ritter ex off.
Director of Undergraduate Studies Volker Sorge ex off.
Director of Postgraduate Studies Tom Chothia ex off.
Head of Student Development & Support Mark Lee ex off.
Academic Administration Officer Melissa Fletcher ex off.
Four to eight other members of the Teaching Staff of the School, appointed by School Committee after consideration of suggestions from the Teaching Committee Ian Batten
Martin Escardo
Ata Kaban
Uday Reddy
2017
2017
2016
2016
Three student members of the School's Staff/Student Consultative Committee: two undergraduates, one MSc student, elected by the student members of Staff/Student Consultative Committee. George Brighton (UG)
Hussien Elmi (UG)
Kishore Balaraman (MSc)
All 2015
One Teaching Assistant, elected by the Teaching Assistants. John Saxon 2015
Secretary Melissa Fletcher

9. Quality Assurance Committee

e-mail: qae-comm. For terms of reference, see 2.2 Management Structures.

Head of School Jon Rowe ex off.
Head of Quality Assurance (chair) Eike Ritter ex off.
Head of Academic Programmes Dan Ghica ex off.
Head of Student Development and Support Mark Lee ex off.
Director of Undergraduate Studies Volker Sorge ex off.
Director of Postgraduate Studies Tom Chothia ex off.
Examinations Officer Paul Levy ex off.
Academic Administration Officer Melissa Fletcher ex off.
At least three other members of Teaching Staff of the School appointed by School Committee after consideration of suggestions from the QAC. Steve Vickers
Xin Yao
Shan He
Ata Kaban
Iain Styles
2017
2017
2017
2016
2016
Secretary Julie Heathcote

10. Accreditation Committee

e-mail: accredit-comm. For terms of reference, see 2.2 Management Structures.

Head of Quality Assurance (Chair) Eike Riter ex off.
Head of Academic Programmes Dan Ghica ex off.
Director of Undergraduate Studies Volker Sorge ex off.
Academic Administration Officer Melissa Fletcher ex off.
Additional members Peter Coxhead (Consultant member)
Uday Reddy
co-opted

11. External Liaison Committee

e-mail: external-liaison-comm. For terms of reference, see 2.2 Management Structures.

Head of School (Chair) Jon Rowe ex off.
Head of Academic Programmes Dan Ghica ex off.
Industrial Placements Tutor Ian Batten ex off.
Business Development Manager Padma Reddy ex off.
Director of Research Ales Leonardis ex off.
Careers Tutor Rami Bahsoon ex off.
Secretary Ceinwen Cushway

The External Liaison Committee forms part of the Industrial Advisory Board; see 2.2 Management Structures.

[Section 14 is obsolete.]

12. Student Recruitment Monitoring Group

The Student Recruitment Monitoring Group operates as an informal body to monitor and manage student recruitment. It is mainly operated by mailing list. Meetings will be called as necessary by the the Convenor, Peter Hancox.

e-mail: srmg-comm. (srmg-comm-open is the corresponding open list).

13. Boards of Examiners

See 3.3.1 Assessment Procedures.

Undergraduate for Academic Year 2014/15 (normal meetings June and September)


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Chair (member of the Academic Management Team) Volker Sorge ex off.
External Examiners

Head of School Jon Rowe ex off.
Examinations Officer Paul Levy ex off.
One member of the Welfare Team Iain Styles ex off.
One member of the Extenuating Circumstances Panel (normally the Chair) Steve Vickers ex off.
Undergraduate Project Coordinator Ela Claridge ex off.
Four representatives of Module Examiners, who may not serve in this capacity for more than one year consecutively John Bullinaria
Nick Hawes
Bob Hendley
Eike Ritter
All
Jan 2016
Secretary Caroline Wilson (and Julie Heathcote)

MSc for Academic Year 2014/15 (normal meetings June and October)

Chair (member of the Academic Management Team) Tom Chothia ex off.
External Examiners

Head of School Jon Rowe ex off.
Examinations Officer Paul Levy ex off.
MSc Projects Officer Behzad Bordbar ex off.
One member of the Welfare Team Iain Styles ex off.
One member of the Extenuating Circumstances Panel (normally the Chair) Steve Vickers ex off.
Four representatives of Module Examiners, who may not serve in this capacity for more than one year consecutively Hamid Dehghani
Uday Reddy
Eike Ritter
Xin Yao
All
Jan 2016
Secretary Caroline Wilson (and Julie Heathcote)

14. Extenuating Circumstances Panel

See 3.3.1 Assessment Procedures.

Extenuating Circumstances Panel for 2014/15

Senior Tutor (chair) Steve Vickers ex off.
Extenuating Circumstances Officer Iain Styles ex off.
One member of the corresponding Undergraduate and MSc Examination Boards to be present for discussions of undergraduates and MSc students respectively Vacancy
2014

15. Appeals Panel

See 3.3.1 Assessment Procedures.

Appeals Panel for 2014/15

Chair of the Extenuating Circumstances Panel (chair) Steve Vickers ex off.
Chair of the relevant Examination Board (undergraduate or MSc) Volker Sorge, Tom Chothia ex off.
Examinations Officer Paul Levy ex off.