Business School

Visiting address
218 Queen's Building, Southlands

Phone: +44 (0)20 8392 3407


John Dwyer is an experienced quality assurance professional and external examiner who has worked in universities both in the United States and in the United Kingdom. He is currently a visiting professor in the UK and an experienced postgraduate (PhD, MSc) and undergraduate (BSc, BEng, MEng) examiner. (Permission is given by the author to use this photo in the public domain for any purpose)

University work experience (in alphabetical order):
City College of New York, USA ;
City University, London, UK;
Iona College, New Rochelle, USA;
Kingston University, London, UK;
London South Bank University, UK;
Richmond, The American International University in London, UK;
Roehampton University, London, UK;
Sheffield Hallam University, UK;
St. John Fisher College, New York State, USA;
University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK;
University of Essex, Colchester, UK;
University of Westminster, London, UK.


Fellow of the Institution of Engineering Technology (IET);
Chartered Engineer (CEng);
PhD in Fluid Dynamics (University of Essex);
Qualified secondary school teacher (Essex Education Authority);
Successful PhD examiner, Computer Engineering (University of Portsmouth)

Research interests

Quantitative Methods for Business Research, Algorithm analysis; Cryptography; Digital Environment; Discrete Mathematics in Business; Games design; History of computing; Mathematical functions; Puzzles; Supporting Chelsea F.C.

Research projects

Research Grant, Intelligent Design of Electronic Systems, 1990 (Sheffield);
Research Grant, Computer Engineering Project (1986) (CCNY);
SERC IT research grant (PhD supervisor)(1982-1985) (London South Bank).

Professional affiliations

Fellow of the Institution of Engineering Technology (from 2009);
Chartered Engineer (CEng from 1985);
Fellow of the IEE (from 1997);
Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics & its Applications (from 1992);
Governor (elected), The Vineyard School, Richmond-upon-Thames (2003-2006).

Consultancy work

Centre for Organizational Research, Roehampton University (from 2010);
Leeds Metropolitan University (2009), External Validation of Leeds degrees at Newcastle College;
University of Plymouth (2008): External Adviser Validation of UOP degrees at North Devon College;
University of Portsmouth (2007): External Examiner, PhD student (Computer Engineering);
OUVS observer, Richmond Business & Economics Degree Validations (2001);
City University (1987): Supervisor, PhD student (Digital Speech Processing);
London South Bank University (1985): Supervisor, PhD student (Computer Networks);
London South Bank University (1984): Supervisor, PhD student (Signal Processing);
CNAA panel member, South Bank BEng accreditation team (1984).


Encouraging business students to enjoy mathematics;
Teaching the analysis of algorithms using puzzles and brainteasers.


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