School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences

People and contacts


  Head of School

  Peter Thomas E (Head of School)   E (Personal) T 01273 678648

Head of School's Coordinator

Amy Wilkins E  E (Personal) T 01273 872724

Main school office (general enquiries)

Room 3A20
Pevensey 2 Building
University of Sussex
Brighton BN1 9QH

T 01273 873133


 Academic Officers

 Director of Teaching and Learning

 Iacopo Vivarelli E T 01273 678114

 Director of Research and Knowledge Exchange

 Istvan Kiss E T 01273 873021

 Director of Student Experience

 Kathy Romer E T 01273 877478

 Director of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

 Chris Byrnes E T 01273 873392

 Director of Doctoral Studies

 Sebastian Jaeger E  T 01273 873060

 Director of Admissions & Recruitment

 Filippo Cagnetti E  T 01273 678128

 Head of Department of Mathematics

 Vanessa Styles T 01273 877445

 Head of Department of Physics & Astronomy

 Stephan Huber E T 01273 873114

Mathematics Senior Tutors:

Foundation Year and BSc/MMath years 1-2 - Professor Peter Giesl  E T 01273877442 (Pevensey 3 5C1)

BSc/MMath years 3-4 - Dr Kostas Koumatos E T 01273 877439 (Pevensey 2 5C12)

Physics & Astronomy Year Conveners:

Foundation Year - Dr Chris Byrnes E: T: 01273 873932 (4C6)

BSc/MPhys year 1 - Dr Darren Baskill E: T: 01273 872815 (3C12)

BSc/Mphys year 2 - Dr Fedja Orucevic E: T: 01273 876750 (5A4)

BSc/MPhys year 3 - Professor Fabrizio Salvatore E: T: 01273678749 (Pevensey 2 4A4)



School Administrator

Gemma Harman  E T 01273 678113

Deputy School Administrator

Sophie Corton E T 01273 873204

School Technical and Administrative Supervisor

Cassandra Churchwell E T 01273 876606

 School Office - Teaching and Learning

 Curriculum and Assessment Officer

 Chrystelle Nunan E  T 01273 678100

 Mathematics Course Co-ordinator


 Lewis Johnson E T 01273 877345

 Physics & Astronomy Course Co-ordinator


 Luke Murphy E T 01273 678557

 Postgraduate Taught Masters Course Co-ordinator


 Clerical Assistant

 Ida Lin E 

School Office - Student Engagement

Information Co-ordinator

Justine Charles E T 01273 877856

Outreach Co-ordinator

Sarah Pelling E T 01273 872947

Student Experience Co-ordinator

Adele Cooper E T 01273 876833

School Office - Research Support

Research and Enterprise Co-ordinator

Sinead Rance E T 01273 877638

Postgraduate Research Coordinator

Emma Ransley E T

Research Support Coordinator

Alex Ferrari E.

Clerical Assistant 

Hannah Winterton E