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