The University of Liverpool
The School of Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science
|Department of Computer Science
School of Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science
The Univeristy of Liverpool
|(+44 / 0)151 795 4269
I started work in the Department of Computer Science in June 2001.
I am currenlty an academic related Principal Experimental Officer and my primary role is to
support the teaching and research functions of the Department of Computer Science.
I have spent quite a lot of time at the Univeristy altogether; I did my B.Eng(hons) and M.Sc. here
and (after working in the communications industry and the NHS) I have worked for the Univeristy
since 1998 - initially with Computing Services.
In 2002 I qualified as a Microsoft Certified Professional. Subsequantly I have become a Microsoft
Certified Systems Administrator (Windows 2000), Microsoft Certified IT Professional (Windows 7), and
most recently; Microsoft Technology Associate (Networking Fundamentals).
I am currently working towards Certifying in Windows 2008 Server.
- Computing Officer
- Build and maintain Intel based server and Workstation systems.
- Configure and maintain Windows Active Directory Domain (currently Windows 2008 R2)
- Configure and maintain DNS services.
- Configure and maintain Department's VPN services.
- Oracle DBA and database support.
- Configure and manage the physical and wireless networks.
- Monitor and maintain the computer system's security.
- Configure and manage the department's anti-virus software.
- Provide Helpdesk assistance and support
- Manage the Department's anti-plagiarism utilities
- Departmental First-Aider
- Student Experience
- Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Offier
- In a newly created role (Dec 2010), I am responsible for organising, scheduling and
managing the School's CPD activities.
We have courses available for "Developing iOS Applications for iPhone and iPad with
Xcode", Windows OS, and Microsoft Office.
- COMP283 - Applied Database Management
In 2012 I created and developed one of the new 7.5 credit level 2 Employability Skills modules.
COMP283 has been designed to provide a practical introduction to database management with
reference to MS-SQL, Oracle and MySQL database systems.
The students will develop an understanding of design criteria and server specification, as well
as practicing the installation of Relational DataBase management Systems, Databases, and common
database management tasks.
Interests and Hobbies
- Tai Chi Quong.
- Fell and hill walking.
I am married to Jennie and have a young superstar called Alex.
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