Prof. Terrence Perera

Assistant Dean of Academic Resources, Sheffield Hallam University, UK


Terrence is a well known consultant and practitioner in the field of systems modelling and simulation. He assists companies to deploy simulation models and develops user-friendly customised models to address specific issues. Companies from manufacturing, food and healthcare sectors have sought his expertise to develop simulation based solutions.  His clients include BAE SYSTEMS, Caterpillar, Bosch and Sweden Post, Anglo Beef Processors (ABP), Fosters Bakery and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals.

Terrence is also an active researcher in this area. He has received funding UK Research Councils and industry to investigate both fundamental and application related issues of simulation. An example of this is the work with BAE SYSTEMS to develop a framework for deploying simulation technologies across the design and manufacture of airframes. This work also developed strategies to link external data sources with simulation tools. His current research work focuses on use of simulation in lean projects and novel applications in healthcare and food sectors.

All of Terrence's papers can be accessed at SHURA.

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Prof. Mike Bramhall

Assistant Dean of Academic Development, Faculty of Arts, Computing, Engineering & Sciences, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

Professor Bramhall was appointed to Assistant Dean, Academic Development in April 2013. His role is to enhance and develop the learning, teaching and student experience within the Faculty in accordance with ACES' strategic priorities. Originally from an Engineering and Materials background, He enjoys the multi- disciplinary environment of ACES and the many opportunities to engage with the diverse range of subjects, staff and students. In 2007, Prof Bramhall received professional recognition from the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and was made a National Teaching Fellow; later, his commitment to academic practice and strategic leadership in teaching and enhancing the student learning experience was also recognised by the HEA when he was made a Principal Fellow. As an alumnus of Sheffield Hallam University, Professor Bramhall holds a BSc and a PhD in Metallurgy.

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