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Gerhard Fehringer joined the University in 2002 after working for Newcastle University, SIEMENS and Procter & Gamble.

Gerhard has extensive academic leadership and management experience including academic roles as Director of Placements and Employability (Engineering and Environment), Enterprise Director (Computing and BIS) and Programme Director (Engineering). He is currently the Director of Enterprise & Engagement for the Department of Computer and Information Sciences.

Gerhard’s research focuses on Computer Networks, Cyber Security and Internet of Things (IoT) technology, and includes a recent Knowledge Transfer Partnership project with Adlink Technology Ltd. on IoT communication protocols.

Gerhard is also the Head for the Cisco Networking Academy at Northumbria University.


Education/Academic qualification

Computing Science, MSc

1 Sept 199931 Dec 2099

Award Date: 1 Sept 1999

Education, PGDip

1 Sept 199231 Dec 2099

Award Date: 1 Sept 1992


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