About

People are at the heart of everything we do at UCEN Manchester. We believe that your success is intrinsically linked to the support you receive both academically and personally.

Our staff are experts in their field and hold a varied range of professional and industry experience. Their support and dedication ensure you are guided, supported and encouraged to learn and achieve within your chosen subject.

Explore staff profiles for our Computing team below.

Computing tutor Clay brings a vast wealth of experience having been part of Silicon Valley during the dotcom era in the late 1990s and early 2000s. 

Having gained a BA in Psychology and BSc Network Security and Penetration Testing, Clay has been involved in Web Application Pen testing since 2017 and has been teaching for two and a half years.

Inside the classroom, he has a passion for learning new technologies and how different technologies network together while outside the classroom, he is a keen surfer. 

Chris Miller has worked in education and industry for over 25 years and is currently the lead tutor on the foundation degree in network security, BSc (Hons) Network Security and BSc Network Administration.

His previous roles include managing large networks in fast paced environments across a number of industries, and he has also worked in Higher Education, Further Education and adult learning. Chris has also managed and deployed networks and systems for charitable and community organisations.

While working in industry, Chris was nominated for an international award in design and innovation for his work with virtualised systems and specifically de-duplication technology. A number of projects Chris has been involved in have been published by NetApp, Public Technologies and Security Round Table.

Chris is a contributing member of IEEE Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and has given key note speeches at events. While working with stakeholders in Europe, Africa and South East Asia, Chris led a research project looking at learning platforms, which was published and presented at Solstice/CLT academic conference before being rolled out.

Chris’s current interest is cyber security and he enjoys spending time in the countryside during his spare time.

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