Profile of Dr Dave Perkins

MEng, PhD, PGCE

Name
Dr Dave Perkins
Position
Lecturer & Director of Teaching and Learning for Computer Science. University Lead on Technology and
Innovation in Teaching (CELT)
Email
d.perkins@bangor.ac.uk
Phone
Tel: +44 (0) 01248382513
Location
Dean Street

Dave graduated from the University College of North Wales, Bangor in 2000 with a Masters degree in Computer Systems Engineering. He then received his PhD in Optoelectronics from Bangor in 2004.  Dave went on to lead a Worcestershire based IT consultancy firm for 5 years until in 2008 he was appointed as a Lecturer of Electronic Engineering at Coleg Llandrillo. He gained a Post Graduate Certificate of Education from the University of Newport in 2012.

Dave returned to Bangor University in 2012 where he took the role of Technocamps (www.technocamps.com) Regional Coordinator as role he still holds. Dave is North West Wales Computing at Schools (CAS) Hub Leader (www.computingatschool.org.uk), an organization setup to support and develop education of Computer Science. His interests include developing technologies and using these to repurposing old-technologies in exciting ways.

Dave is also university lead for Technology and Innovation in Teaching within the Centre for Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT). This role is to develop and assist in the use of new technologies across the institution and to encourage innovation in teaching using open educational practice.