Robert Wallace

Dean of School

School of Engineering

Computing and Technology Building, CM210

+44 (0) 1772 89 3311

Rob Wallace has been Dean of School since August 2010. Prior to this he was Head of Research & Technology at BAE SYSTEMS from April 2006. His career at BAE began in 1988.

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Throughout his career at BAE he has an understanding of HE and the importance of a strong track record in delivering research, knowledge transfer and consultancy – from the perspective of both industry and academia. Industry is looking for innovative cutting edge research, high quality graduates to bring in, and a source of knowledge that can be accessed as required.

Through his relationships with several universities and partnerships he has been responsible for extracting the value for BAE SYSTEMS. He has also seen how the strong track record can influence the attraction of funding and the likelihood of industry to want to engage with an academic institution. He has strong external links which will be beneficial to UCLan.



Teesside Polytechnic - 1984-1988
BSc (Hons) Mathematical Sciences - 1st