Sandra Woolley is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Computing and Mathematics and leads the Software and Systems Engineering Research theme. She is a Fellow of the British Computer Society, a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
She obtained a first degree in Maths and Applied Physics after which she trained as a graduate engineer with Lucas Aerospace, UK. She received a PhD in Electrical Engineering from The University of Manchester before working as a researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Gaithersburg, Maryland, U.S.A. Prior to joining Keele University she lectured in Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Birmingham where she led modules on Computer Networking, Multimedia Data, Microcontroller Programming and Embedded Systems.
Her administrative duties have largely focused on chairing and contributing to School and University Ethics Committees and ethical review processes. Her research involves cultural informatics and the design, prototyping and evaluation of mobile and wearable health monitoring systems and assistive technologies.