Staff Handbook: 2.3 Officers and Committees for 2013/14

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 Andrew Howes 2015
Head of Academic Programmes Manfred Kerber 2014
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 Alan Sexton 2016
Senior Tutor John Barnden 2015
UG Programme Directors:
Intercalated Year Bob Hendley 2016
MSc Programme Directors:
MSc Advanced Computer Science Dave Parker 2015
MSc Computer Science Uday Reddy 2015
MSc Computer Security Tom Chothia 2016
MSc Human-Computer Interaction Russell Beale 2015
MSc Multidisciplinary Optimisation Shan He 2015
MRes Natural Computation Shan He 2015
MSc Robotics Michael Mistry 2015
Industrial Placements Tutor Behzad Bordbar 2016
Careers Tutor Rami Bahsoon 2014
Undergraduate Projects Officer Andrew Howes 2015
MSc Projects Officer Shan He 2014
Advanced MSc mini projects Dave Parker 2015
SSC Coordinator Bob Hendley 2015
Individual Study Shan He 2016
Examinations Officer Paul Levy 2016
Deputy Examinations Officer n/a
Senior Welfare Officer Iain Styles 2015
Deputy Welfare Officers Ela Claridge
Ata Kaban
2016,
2016
International Students Tutor Hamid Dehghani 2015
Research Students Tutor Acting - Peter Hancox (Steve Vickers) 2014
Demonstrator Tutor Peter Tiño 2016
Exchanges Tutor Bernd Bohnet 2015
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
Dave Parker
Bob Hendley
John Bullinaria
Martin Escardo
Michael Mistry
Russell Beale
Hayo Thielecke
Shishir Nagaraja
 
2016
2015
2015
2016
2016
2015
2015
2015
2016
2015
Head of Marketing and Publicity Jeremy Wyatt 2015
Senior Marketing Officer Gurpreet Grewal-Kang (Until October 2013 only)
Director of Computing Facilities Steve Pillinger 2016
Library Liaison Officer Mirco Musolesi 2016
Director of Research Ales Leonardis 2015
Deputy Director of Research Dan Ghica 2015
Research Ethics Officer Russell Beale 2015
Other Officers
Departmental Seminar Coordinator Asimina Vasalou 2014
Departmental Lunch Seminar Coordinator Christine Zarges 2015
AINC Seminar Coordinator Leandro Minku 2013
Theory Seminar Coordinator Paul Levy 2012
Interaction Seminar Coordinator Chris Bowers 2014
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

Chair of User Forum Dan Ghica 2014
Data Protection Officer, Freedom of Information Officer Bryan Fryer ex off.
Diversity & Equality Officer Andrew Howes 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. Advisory Group

Head of School Jon Rowe ex off.
PA to the Head of School Samantha Furamera ex off.
Deputy Head(s) of School Andrew Howes ex off.
Director of Research Ales Leonardis ex off.
Head of Academic Programmes Manfred Kerber ex off.
Director of Admissions Peter Hancox ex off.
Head of Student Development and Support Mark Lee ex off.
Operations Manager Bryan Fryer ex off.
Two elected members of staff of the School Ela Claridge
Nick Hawes
2014

4. 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) John Bullinaria 2014
Co-options Aaron Sloman 2013

5. 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 Acting - Peter Hancox (Steve Vickers) ex off.
Research Students Admissions Tutor Martin Escardo ex off.
Director of Computing Facilities Steve Pillinger 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 John Barnden
Russell Beale
Ela Claridge
Dan Ghica
Paul Levy
Michael Mistry
Dave Parker
Peter Tino
2014
2014
2014
2014
2014
2016
2016
2014
Two elected representative of the Research Staff in the School Andrew Gargett
vacancy
2014
2014
One elected representative of the Research Students in the School Philip Smith 2014
Research Secretary Ceinwen Cushway

6. Research Students Monitoring Group

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

Research Students Tutor Acting - Peter Hancox (Steve Vickers) (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
Xin Yao
2009
2009
2009


2009
2010
2012
2009
2010
2010
2009
2009
Secretary Patrycja Sliwa

7. Computing Facilities User Forum

e-mail: user-forum. For terms of reference, see 2.2 Management Structures.

Chair of User Forum
Dan Ghica
2014
The meetings are open to all members of staff and students with an interest in the matters discussed.

8. Staff/Student Consultative Committee

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

Head of School Jon Rowe ex off.
Co-chair Poppie Simmonds (SE1) 2014
Head of Student Development & Support (co-chair) Mark Lee ex off.
Director of Undergraduate Studies Volker Sorge ex off.
Director of Postgraduate Studies Alan Sexton ex off.
Director of Computing Facilities Steve Pillinger ex off.
Teaching Assistant member of Teaching Committee Chris Novakovic ex off.
One student representative for each group opposite, elected by those students

Luke Sambrooks (AICS1)

Sarah Devereux (AICS2)

Peter Brewer (AICS3)

Bertram Wheen (CS1)

Vasil Krastev (CS2)

Hannah Hughes (CS3)

Piers Allen (HalfCS1)

Rachael Stentiford (HalfCS2)

Vacancy (HalfCS3)

Anthony Simpson(HalfCS4)

Poppie Simmonds (SE1)

George Brighton (SE2)

Vacancy (SE3)

Vacancy (SE4)

Radena Stankova (CSBM1)

Bhonae Tayali (CSBM2)

Siyana Dimova (CSBM3)

Katie Bowyer (Year in CS)

Paulius Balasevicius (MScCS)

Vacancy (MScACS)

Steve Robbins (MScCSec)

Vacancy (MSc HCI)

Vacancy (MSc Robotics)

All
2014
Secretary Kiren Bains

9. 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) Acting - Peter Hancox (Steve Vickers) ex off.
One Computer Officer, nominated by the Director of Computing Facilities Mark Robbins 2014
One research student representative elected by each of Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, and all other years combined Joseph Gardiner (Year 1)
Khulood Alyahya (Year 2 - chair)
Antonio Lima (Year 3)
Catherine Harris (All other years)
All
2014
MRes Natural Computation student representative on SSCC Hanno Muehlbrandt 2014
Research student representative on Research Committee Philip Smith 2014
Co-opted members if required Loretta Mancini 2013
Secretary Patrycja Sliwa

10. 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) Manfred Kerber ex off.
Head of Quality Assurance Eike Ritter ex off.
Director of Undergraduate Studies Volker Sorge ex off.
Director of Postgraduate Studies Alan Sexton 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 Tom Chothia
Nick Hawes
Ata Kaban
Uday Reddy
2014
2014
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. Hannah Hughes (UG)
Bhonae Tayali (UG)
Steve Robbins (MSc)
All 2014
One Teaching Assistant, elected by the Teaching Assistants. Chris Novakovic 2014
Secretary Caroline Wilson

11. 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 Manfred Kerber ex off.
Head of Student Development and Support Mark Lee ex off.
Director of Undergraduate Studies Volker Sorge ex off.
Director of Postgraduate Studies Alan Sexton 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. Rami Bahsoon
John Bullinaria
Ata Kaban
Iain Styles
2014
2014
2016
2016
Secretary Julie Heathcote

12. 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 Manfred Kerber 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

13. 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 Manfred Kerber ex off.
Industrial Placements Tutor Behzad Bordbar 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.]

15. 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).

16. Learning Resources Committee

This committee has been dissolved.

17. Boards of Examiners

See 3.3.1 Assessment Procedures.

Undergraduate for Academic Year 2013/14 (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) John Barnden ex off.
Undergraduate Project Coordinator Andrew Howes ex off.
Four representatives of Module Examiners, who may not serve in this capacity for more than one year consecutively Ata Kaban
Mark Lee
Ales Leonardis
Eike Ritter
All
2014
Secretary Caroline Wilson

MSc for Academic Year 2013/14 (normal meetings June and October)

Chair (member of the Academic Management Team) Alan Sexton ex off.
External Examiners

Head of School Jon Rowe ex off.
Examinations Officer Paul Levy ex off.
MSc Projects Officer Shan He ex off.
One member of the Welfare Team Iain Styles ex off.
One member of the Extenuating Circumstances Panel (normally the Chair) John Barnden ex off.
Four representatives of Module Examiners, who may not serve in this capacity for more than one year consecutively Peter Hancox
Shishir Nagarja
Eike Ritter
Hayo Thielecke
All
Jan 2015
Secretary Caroline Wilson

18. Extenuating Circumstances Panel

See 3.3.1 Assessment Procedures.

Extenuating Circumstances Panel for 2013/14

Senior Tutor (chair) John Barnden 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

19. Appeals Panel

See 3.3.1 Assessment Procedures.

Appeals Panel for 2013/14

Chair of the Extenuating Circumstances Panel (chair) John Barden ex off.
Chair of the relevant Examination Board (undergraduate or MSc) Volker Sorge, Alan Sexton ex off.
Examinations Officer Paul Levy ex off.