Chris Casey

Principal Lecturer/Academic Lead for Computing Teaching Area

School of Physical Sciences and Computing

Computer and Technology Building, CM226

+44 (0) 1772 89 3278

Subject Areas: Computing

Chris' main teaching interests are in software development: object-oriented analysis and design, project management, and programming in C++, Java & C#. He has delivered short courses in programming, agile software development and quality assurance. Chris is happy to supervise projects in most technical areas.

Full Profile

Chris developed and maintains the Note-Ed software, which is used by university electronic notetakers to support deaf people by displaying simultaneous notes in classes and meetings.

He was seconded for a year as Head of Technology at Vektor Ltd., an international company developing CD and Web-based multimedia products to support language learning.

As a Chair of the University's Disability Review Panel, Chris works with the Disability Advisory Team to evaluate requests for novel adjustments for students with disabilities and contribute to University policies relating to disability.

As a University Review Panel Chair, he is involved with validations and periodic reviews in the University and its partner colleges


BA (Hons), Cambridge,1981


A programming approach to formal methods
McGraw-Hill (May 1994)

Refereed Publications

Children are ready for speech technology but is the technology ready for them?
Nicol, A and Casey, C
Interaction Design and Children - International Workshop, Eindhoven, Netherlands (2002)

Designing a Handwriting Recognition Based Writing Environment for Children.
Read, J. C., S. J. MacFarlane and C. Casey
Paper accepted for presentation at the 8th International EARLI SIG Writing Conference, Staffs (2002)


Object-oriented methods

Enterprise application development

Software engineering practices

Mobile computing

External Activities

External examiner experience: currently for Wolverhampton University and for Staffordshire University at City University, Hong Kong. Previously at UHI, Huddersfield, Glasgow Caledonian, Napier, Sheffield Hallam, and Westminster.