About us

Faculty Leadership Team
Professor David Lowe Associate Dean (Education) david.lowe@sydney.edu.au
Associate Professor Peter Gibbens Sub-Dean (Learning and Teaching) peter.gibbens@sydney.edu.au
Associate Professor Marjorie Valix Sub-Dean (Courses) marjorie.valix@sydney.edu.au
Associate Professor Tim Wilkinson Sub-Dean (Students) tim.wilkinson@sydney.edu.au
Ms Catherine Wakefield Education Support Manager catherine.wakefield@sydney.edu.au
Ms Robyn Turner Director of Academic Services robyn.turner@sydney.edu.au

Learning and Teaching Committee

The Learning and Teaching committee is responsible for enhancing the quality of teaching in the Faculty. It promotes good teaching practice, ensures that academic staff is kept up-to-date with the advances in learning and teaching, reviews the student feedback on teaching (USS, SCEQ and SCEQ data) and makes recommendations.

Meeting dates in 2016: 14 April, 26 May, 30 June, 4 August, 22 September, 3 November

Committee intranet (This site is password protected and is available to committee members only)

Committee membership in 2016
Associate Professor Peter Gibbens (chair) Sub-Dean (Learning and Teaching):
Professor David Lowe Associate Dean (Education)
Dr Ian Manchester AMME representative
Dr Alejandro Montoya CBE representative
Dr Ehssan Sakhaee Civil Engineering representative
Dr Abelardo Pardo EIE representative
Dr Kalina Yacef SIT representative
Mr John Currie ACIIC
Catherine Wakefield Education Support Manager
Dr Jason Chan (s1) Faculty tutor training coordinator
Mr Jaideep Singh Undergraduate student representative
Mr Caleb Wu Undergraduate student representative

Courses Committee

The Courses Committee deals with unit of study and degree related issues in the undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programs within the Faculty. This includes consideration of proposals for changes to units and degrees, as well as ensuring that appropriate periodic reviews of programs are carried out.

Meeting dates in 2016: 23 February, 5 April, 10 May, 14 June, 12 July, 13 September between 11 - 12.30pm in the Faculty Conference Room, Link Building, Rm 215

Committee membership in 2016
Associate Professor Marjorie Valix (chair) Sub-Dean (Courses)
Penny Gorman Curriculum and education support officer
Professor David Lowe Associate Dean (Education)
Dr Doug Auld AMME representative
Professor Andrew Ruys Biomedical program representative
Dr Jun Huang CBE UG representative
Dr John Kavanagh CBE PG representative
Dr Gwenelle Proust Civil Engineering representative
Dr Yash Shrivastava EIE UG representative

Dr Dong Yuan (S1)
Dr Jin Ma (S2)

EIE PG representative
Professor Lynn Crawford Project Management program representative
Professor Joseph Davis SIT representative
Associate Professor Uwe Roehm SIT PG representative
Associate Professor Tom Hubble Science Faculty representative
Catherine Wakefield Education Support Manager
Christine Lacey Faculty Administration representative
Dr Mahendrarajah Piraveenan Civil Engineering, Master Complex Systems representative
Mr Faizan Qader Cheema Postgraduate student representative
Ms Vivian Wang Undergraduate student representative

Students Committee

The Students Committee is responsible for monitoring the overall student experience and ensuring its high quality and integrity. It also makes recommendations regarding the academic policies and practices that govern student activities.

Meeting dates in 2016: 12 April, 9 August, 20 September

Committee intranet (This site is password protected and is available to committee members only)

Committee membership in 2016
Dr Tim Wilkinson (chair) Sub-Dean (Students) tim.wilkinson@sydney.edu.au
Ms Penny Gorman Curriculum and education support officer
Professor David Lowe Associate Dean (Education)
Dr KC Wong AMME representative
Associate Professor Vincent Gomes CBE representative
Dr Peter Cafe Civil Engineering representative
Dr Yash Shrivastava EIE representative
Dr Bing Zhou School of IT representative
Ms Annamaria Brancato Manager, Undergraduate Student Administration
Mr Hugh Sangster Postgraduate student representative
Ms Jasmine He Undergraduate student representative
Mr Xiao Xiao Hou Undergraduate student representative