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 Administrative Staff


Sebastian Carrington 

Senior Teaching & Learning administrator

Responsibilities

  • Programme administration for the entire lifecycle of MSc students (including admissions, induction, module selection, teaching committees, exams and awards).

Vicky Coombes

deputy departmental manager

Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for HR activities (recruitment / appointments / special payments) in the Department
  • Authorised signatory for purchasing and expense claims
  • Departmental Wellbeing Champion
  • Line Management of  the Undergraduate Administrator/Executive Assistant to the Head of Department, Departmental Officer and Communications & Marketing Manager.
  • Event / Conference Management and Support
  • Web content manager

Ian Deakin

Undergraduate degree administrator / executive assistant to head of department

Responsibilities

  • Manages the administration of the Departmental Undergraduate programmes
  • Provides support for the Undergraduate application and induction process
  • Coordinator for Undergraduate assessment and exam boards
  • Executive Assistant to Professor Sarah Spurgeon, Head of Department
  • Line management of taught Course Administrator

 


Alex Dobocan 

communications & marketing manager - Maternity Cover

Responsibilities

  • Developing, delivering and reviewing the department's internal and external communications strategy.
  • Leading on the development, deliverance and evaluation of a marketing programme for the department.
  • Producing regular internal and external (e-) newsletters.
  • Maintaining an effective social media presence
  • Devising and coordinating both internal and external events.

    Ike Egbetola

    iccs administrator

    Responsibilities

    • Provides dedicated day to day administrative support to the institute
    • Diary & travel management responsibilities for the Institute directors
    • Monitoring income and expenditure, processing expenses and purchase orders for the institute.
    • ICCS events coordination

     

     


    Lucy High 

    external funding officer

    Responsibilities

    • Provides support for research activities
    • Manages the department’s EPSRC DTP Studentships allocation

     


     

    Joe Hird

    departmental officer

    Responsibilities

    • Departmental Reception duties and first point of contact in the Departmental Office.
    • Responsible for post and parcel distribution and sending of courier packages.
    • Responsible for booking catering and rooms for Departmental events and meetings.
    • Manages reported departmental defects.
    • Responsible for arranging departmental printing, including Undergraduate lectures notes
    • Maintaining the Readinglists @UCL list.
    • Monitoring and replenishing stock levels of stationery, paper, tea, coffee etc.
    • Inclusion Lead

    Vince Kearney

    finance officer

    Responsibilities

    • Raising Sales Invoices
    • Banking arrangements
    • Processing IDT/IDJ’s
    • Checking Expenses prior to Departmental approval
    • Raising Purchase Orders   
    • General Procurement and finance related duties.

     

     


    Rhiannon Lloyd

    external funding officer

    Responsibilities

    • Line management of the CDT Administrator and Finance Officer.
    • Assistance with preparing bid submissions and costings for grant applications
    • Research grants and contracts administration
    • Management of portfolio of grants and funders
    • Management of researcher contracts, appraisals and probationary reviews.
    • Management of studentships and stipends (non-DTP)

    Lucia Martin Zamora

    taught course administrator

    Responsibilities

    • First point of contact for Undergraduate and MSc enquiries.
    • Teaching & learning support for UG Students including: 3rd and 4th year Projects, Module Selections and Changes, Extenuating Circumstances and Moodle queries.
    • Teaching & learning support for MSc programmes including collating and printing of lecture notes, Moodle updates and Extenuating Circumstances.

     

     


    Lola Mason

    Photonics doctoral training centre administrator / phd administrator

    Responsibilities

    • Administrator for Postgraduate Research.  Dealing with enquiries, processing applications, managing student records
    • Administrator for CDT in Integrated Photonic and Electronic Systems (IPES) and the CDT in Connected Electronic and Photonics Systems (CEPS). Dealing with enquiries, processing applications, managing student records
    • Processing payroll payments for students involving checking right to work documentation

     

    Vicki McGrath

    CDT Administrator

    Responsibilities

    • Executive administration for the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Integrated  Photonic & Electronic Systems (IPES) and the EPSRC CDT in Connected Electronic and Photonics Systems (CEPS).
    • Line management of the PhD Administrator.

     

    Paul McKenna

    departmental manager

    Responsibilities

    • Providing strategic support and advice to Head of Department.
    • Management of departmental operations.
    • Management of departmental finances and human resources operations.
    • Management and leadership of the Administrative Team.

     


    Dr Robert Thompson

    institute manager - institute of communications and connected systems

    Responsibilities

    The institute Manager is a role which spans both Professional services and Academic remits. Dr Thompson's role includes:

    • Organisation management of the Institute.
    • Development of External engagement.
    • Identification and development of opportunities for technical involvement from the institute.
    • In collaboration with Institute directors development of the Institute strategy.
    • Leading on the execution of the Institute Strategy with both an Internal (wider UCL) and External viewpoint.
    • Leads on Institute communications, including the development of non-specialist technical reports and presentations.

    Sarah Thomson - Maternity leave until May 2021

    senior teaching & learning administrator

     

     


    Navta Vij - Maternity leave until Jan 2021

    communications & MArketing manager

     



    Technical & IT staff


    Ricky Adams

    senior it systems administrator

    Responsibilities

    • IT Support Helpdesk  via support@ee.ucl.ac.uk
    • Desktop PC installation and support
    • AV support
    • Network support

     


    Simon Barnes

    Technical Services manager

    Responsibilities 

    • Management of the department’s Technical Support Team
    • Departmental infrastructure manager & contact for operational issues
    • Developing and implementing the department’s estate and equipment strategy
    • Coordination of Health and Safety matters across the department’s activities and estate
    • Department lead for business resilience/serious incident planning, mitigation and response

     


    Mohammed Bulbulia

    senior it systems administrator

    Responsibilities

    • IT Support Helpdesk  via support@ee.ucl.ac.uk
    • Desktop PC installation and support
    • AV support
    • Network support

     


    Tom Hamer

    workshop technician

    Responsibilities

    • Assist with the design of precision parts using latest Cad modelling technology
    • Manufacture of items using Latest CNC technology to a high  precision in a variety of materials
    • Assist with the design and manufacture of 3D printable items for students and academics for teaching and research (from late 2019)
    • Assist the department with any minor issues with the Infrastructure of labs and offices
    • Liaise with other departments that may require our assistance with design and manufacture of research equipment

    Trevor Hamer

    workshop technician

    Responsibilities

    • Assists with the design and manufacture of precision parts in a variety of materials.

    Lee Heagney

    IT & Systems Manager

    Responsibilities

    • Managing the IT Team (support@ee.ucl.ac.uk)
    • Desktop and Server support (Windows/Linux/Solaris/OS X)
    • Systems monitoring, security, analysis and development
    • Web hosting/development
    • Network administration
    • IT purchasing

    Steve Hudziak

    nanotechNology lab manager & Acting infrastructure manager

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for day-to-day operation and maintenance of the nanotechnology laboratory.
    • Supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate laboratory users.
    • Training of new laboratory users, and induction for 10th floor cleanroom.
    • Assists in teaching MSc nanotechnology modules NANOGC07, and NANOGC03.
    • Facilitate experimental research with Academics and Postgraduate researchers.
    • Monitor Usage of 10th floor cleanroom and additional lab space on 9th floor.
    • Departmental Green Champion

     


     

    John Langdon

    cad/cam technician

    Responsibilities

    • Support EEE, LCN and Medical Physics with CAD/CAM programming
    • Design, manufacture parts/rigs and assist/advise, customers with their designs
    • Keep software and postprocessors up to date within the workshop.
    • Assist other members of the workshop and  other departments with CAD/CAM support/training
    • Specialist welding (T.I.G Weld)
    • Planning, costing and ordering materials and equipment.

    Kevin Lee

    MBE Lab Manager

    Responsibilities

    • Day to day running of the MBE Lab
    • Maintain/service equipment in Lab
    • Training of PhD students on MBE systems
    • Provide cover for 10th Floor Clean room 

    Gerald McBrearty

    undergraduate teaching lab supervisor

    Responsibilities

    • Managing the day to day running of the teaching laboratory
    • Facilitating Academics in developing practical teaching programmes
    • Line management of teaching lab and workshop technical staff
    • Procurement and developing new equipment for use in teaching facilities
    • Managing the day to day running of the Workshop

     


     

    Andrew Moss

    undergraduate teaching Lab Technician

    Responsibilities

    • Support for Teaching laboratory experiments and projects.
    • Support for 3D Printing, PCB design and circuit assembly.
    • Deputy Safety officer.
    • First aider and Fire marshal.

    Martin Scott

    mechatronic / electronic technician

    Responsibilities

    • Provide assistance and advice for printed circuit board designs and layout.
    • Manufacture of through hole plated Printed Circuited Boards, multi-layer PCBs (4-6 layers) and flexible circuits.
    • Lasered  RF-boards using our LPKF U3 laser (sub 100 micron features)
    • Lasered solder paste masks for solder screen printing.
    • Electronic component assembly techniques.
    • Maintenance and support for all PCB equipment and chemical processes.

     


    Jim Van Sickle

    Workshop technician

    Responsibilities

    • Assists with the design and manufacture of precision parts in a variety of materials.