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Mrs. Rashmi Dravid

  • Job title: Head of Partnership Programmes
  • Department: Arts, Science & Technology - Senior Management Team

General information


  • 1983 Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics &Communications) Delhi College of Engineering, India.
  • 1998 MSc, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, U.K.
  • 2004 MPhil, University of Buckingham, U.K.
  • 2008 CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate)
  • 2008 - date PGCTHE (Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education), University of Northampton

Professional Experience

  • 1985 - 1989 Senior Signal and Telecom Engineer, Indian Railways, India.
  • 1992 - 1995 Telecom Engineer, National Telephone Services, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.
  • 1997 - 1998 Research Fellow, Oxford Brookes University.
  • 2002 - 2006 Leicester College
  • 2000 - 2002 Research Student, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.
  • 2006 - 2006 Northampton College
  • 2006 to date University of Northampton


  • Member of British Computer Society from 2005


  • CSY1017 Computer Communications
  • CSY1023 ICT Applications
  • CSY2001 Computer Networks
  • CSY2027 Group Project
  • CSY3021 Network Planning and Programming
  • CSY4010 Dissertation module


  • Using Problem-based and problem solving approach for teaching and learning computer networks
  • Supporting IP multimedia applications on next generation networks
  • Mobile Computing


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  1. Dravid, R., Bates, J. and Sinclair, J. M. (2015) Capturing student voice: developing a peer-to-peer forum for student engagement on transnational programmes. Paper presented to: 5th Quacquarelli Symonds Middle East and North Africa Professional Leaders in Education (QS-MAPLE) Conference and Exhibition, Doha, Qatar, 05-07 May 2015. (Unpublished)


  1. Dravid, R. and Al-Sherbaz, A. (2012) Optimisation of routing protocols for Wireless Mesh Networks (WMNs) to achieve higher quality of service for real time applications. Poster presented to: 3rd Annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing India (GHCI), Bangalore, India, 12-14 December 2012. (Unpublished)
  2. Al-Sherbaz, A. and Dravid, R. (2012) Utilising mobile mesh networks for disaster management. In: Svensson, J. (ed.) Proceedings M4D 2012. New Delhi, India: Karlstad University Studies. 9789170634079. p. 441.
  3. Al-Sherbaz, A., Dravid, R., Svennevik, E. and Picton, P. (2012) iSurvival: a collaborative mobile network system for disaster management. In: Camarinha-Matos, L. M., Xu, L. and Afsarmanesh, H. (eds.) Collaborative Networks in the Internet of Services. Bournemouth: Springer. 9783642327742. pp. 318-326.


  1. Al-Sherbaz, A., Minai, A., Dravid, R. and Xue, J. (2011) An embedded pedagogic model for computer forensics within an undergraduate programme. Workshop presented to: 7th Annual Teaching Computer Forensics Workshop, University of Sunderland, UK, 10 November 2011. (Unpublished)
  2. Dravid, R. and Duncan, A. (2011) Engineering soft skills development to avoid hard knocks. In: 2011 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference. New Jersey, USA: IEEE. 9781612846439. pp. 354-357.
  3. Goodchild, T., Dravid, R. and Turner, S. J. (2011) Mind the gender gap: reflections on addressing gender diversity in Computing and Engineering. Paper presented to: Learning Global - Fourth Learning & Teaching Conference, University of Northampton, 11 May 2011. (Unpublished)


  1. Zhao, F., Turner, S. J., Dravid, R., Hill, G. and Zhang, Y. (2010) A virtual environment training system for haptic laparoscopic surgery. Paper presented to: 16th International Conference on Automation and Computing, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, 11 September 2010. (Unpublished)
  2. Duncan, A. and Dravid, R. (2010) Soft skills for scientists: not a soft option: using self-questioning and peer dialogue to support professional and transferable skills development. Paper presented to: University of Northampton Learning and Teaching Conference: Learning Dialogues, University of Northampton, UK, 13 May 2010. (Unpublished)


  1. Dravid, R. (2009) Context-based teaching - a key to graduate employability for computer network courses. Poster presented to: Transitions: Learning and Teaching Conference, University of Northampton, 13 May 2009. (Unpublished)
  2. Dravid, R. (2009) Context-based teaching - a key to graduate employability for computer networking courses. In: White, H. (ed.) 10th Annual Conference of the Subject Centre for Information and Computer Sciences. Newtownabbey: Higher Education Academy, Subject Centre for ICS. 9780955967665. p. 159.
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