Professor Catherine Hobbs

About me

I am Head of Department for Engineering Design and Mathematics within the Faculty of Environment and Technology.  A mathematician by training I have spent over 20 years in the university environment at a range of different universities in the UK and overseas (Nottingham, Oxford Brookes, Auckland, Bristol and now UWE).  This has included teaching, research and consultancy and, more recently, management.

Externally, I chaired the Committee of Heads of Departments of Mathematical Sciences (HoDoMS) 2014-17, am on the Council of the Institute of Maths and its Applications and am Vice President of the London Mathematical Society.

Area of expertise

Coding theory; geometry; women in science; Athena SWAN, Engineering and Maths education;

My Publications