Name Hiran Patel
Job Title Lecturer in Computer Science
Faculty Faculty of Science and Engineering
School School of Mathematics and Computer Science
Subject(s) Computer Science
Tel 01902 321868
Email H.Patel10@wlv.ac.uk

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Hiran Patel graduated from the University of Wolverhampton in 2014 with a B.Sc. (Hons) Computer Science. He followed that up by completing a M.Sc. Computer Science in 2015 and a PGCE in Post Compulsory Education and HE in 2016. From 2015 to 2017 he worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the School of Mathematics & Computer Science at the University of Wolverhampton. He was appointed as a lecturer in Computer Science in the School of Mathematics & Computer Science at the University of Wolverhampton in September 2017.

Hiran has a wide range of interest in Computer Science especially in the following areas.

  • Robotics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Machine Vision
  • Autonomous vehicles

Hiran is a Professional member of the British Computer Society and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Hiran has a general interest in all types of autonomous vehicles including drones & cars. He is also a dedicated gamer and PC fanatic. He holds a season ticket at Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C.

Over the past few years Hiran has been involved in numerous STEM Outreach activities on behalf of the University. He is a regular contributor to SciFest and the other Computer Science related STEM activities of the Faculty.

Particular highlights include

  • 2015 CPD for Teachers - 6 Week Raspberry Pi based Course

In this course teachers were given the opportunity to learn about general robotics. They also learned about using a wide range of sensors to build autonomous vehicles and about how to embed such technologies in the GCSE Computing curriculum. 

  • 2014 CPD for Teachers - 6 Week Programming Course

In this course teachers were given the opportunity to learn Python & Java in the context of the new GCSE Computing syllabus.