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Louise Pennell known as Louise Pennell

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SFHEA, MSc. Electronic Product Design, PgCE (PcET)


Louise joined the University in 2004 as a senior lecturer having worked in private industry for several years. Within the School of Engineering and Electronics subject area she has taught and been module leader for a variety of modules. In 2011as industrial liaison for Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Louise re established the Industrial Advisory Panel coordinating links between industry and the subject area. Additionally she became the student placement officer and collaborative coordinator for partner colleges (link officer).
During 2015 Louise became the Head of Learning, Teaching & Student Experience for the Faculty of Computing Engineering & Science. Since October 2018 Louise has become the Deputy Head of School of Engineering.


Sanken Power Systems (UK) Ltd
An international switch mode power supply manufacturer.
Quality Assurance Manager (Quality Management Systems and Product Reliability)

Grundig Satellite Communications
Design and Manufacture of satellite receivers
Technical Product Coordinator – Engineer


As well as teaching responsibilities my main responsibilities are to guide the development of new courses within the School of Engineering. Working with subject teams to understand and enable staff development that ensures the teaching and assessment of courses remains current and innovative. I collaborate frequently with industry partners and support our research groups within the school. I am also responsible for the implementation of University policies, procedures and strategies at a School level.




External Examiner at Bangor University 2011 – 2014
External Advisor for University of Wales Trinity Saint David – Course Validation – 2014

Areas of Expertise

Learning, Teaching and Assessment in Higher Education.
Curriculum Design
Enhancing product quality and product reliability throughout production processes.
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Business & Management for Engineers
Quality & Environmental Management Systems

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