Dr John Appleby
Head of School

Roles and Responsibilities

Head of School


BA/MA Mathematics, University of Cambridge
PhD Mathematics, University of Leeds


Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers
Chartered Engineer

Informal Interests

UCU (AUT) Committee, Chaplaincy Strategy Group, current affairs, reading, folk music/dancing, hill walking, Church of England

Research Interests

Mathematical Education, Electrical Impedance Tomography, Fluid Dynamics

Esteem Indicators

External Examiner, Birmingham University Foundation Year 2000/3
Consultant to Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore 1999/2000
Awarded the C Oswald George prize of the Royal Statistical Society 1998 for an article: 'BUSTLE - a bus scheduling simulation. Teaching Statistics, 20, 77-80.'
Member University Senate
Former member University Council
Former President, Newcastle AUT (UCU)

Undergraduate Teaching

Foundation Year mathematics SFY0003, SFY0004
Stage 1 Engineering mathematics ENG1001
Stage 2 Strength of Materials/Finite Elements MEC2009, Eng Maths with Applications ENG2010
Stage 3/MSc Finite Element analysis ENG3002