Mr Andrew Stratton
Senior University Teacher
Telephone: +44 (0) 114 222 1894
I am a Senior University Teacher in the Department of Computer Science working for the Institute of Coding. I lead the Student Enterprises work package at UoS, building on the Genesys Software Company experience for the benefit of other Universities, Industry and Students.
If you are a potential Student Entrepreneur, then please get in touch.
I have 12+ years experience as a University Lecturer/researcher in Software Engineering and Computer Science.
I also have 12+ years industry experience in mainly Java based Object Oriented Software Engineering including analysis, design, development, testing, research & development and mentoring.
I believe strongly in the relevance of industry practice for software development education.
Conferences I have been involved with include:
If I choose to, I have more letters after my name than are in my name:
|Industry Experience and Skills||
I have worked for 12+ years in industry, with roles including:
IT Director - for a startup that didn't
Since I spent 10+ years as a contractor, I have worked for many companies, including:
IBM and IBM at ASDA, Leeds
Some of the projects I worked on have become 'antiques' before their time:
The Asda Home Shopping CD. They sent a new CD out their customers every time they needed to update the software.
I will not admit to having any skill in PHP or SQL.
|Teaching, Research & Education||
I have worked as an academic University Teacher/Lecturer at the University of Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam University and the Open University. I have also been a Research Associate at Warwick University and Parallel Computing Support Officer at Cardiff University.
My research is focused around the Quando toolset, which offers Visual End User Development for non programmers. This was initially co-designed with museum staff for creating digital interactive exhibits without needing programming skills.