The Team


Carlo Harvey

I am the Course Leader for BSc/MSci Computer Games Technology at Birmingham City University. I'm also a researcher in Game Science for the Digital Media Technology Research Centre. I am one of the Founders and Directors of Curzon Software House, a digital media, software and games development studio based within Birmingham City University.


Stephen Murphy

I am an Associate Professor in the School of Computing and Digital Technology at Birmingham City University. My passions are teaching and technology but I lead on many learning technologies and run the Linux Certification. I am also the other Founder/Director of Curzon Software House, working alongside Carlo to deliver this amazing project at Birmingham City University.


Rehan Bhana

I am a Associate Professor in the School of Computing and Digital Technology at Birmingham City University.


Martin Svejda

My name is Martin Svejda, I am a Senior Technician in the School of Computing and Digital Technology at BCU. I am the Lead DevOps Techie at Curzon Software House managing sprints for all client projects. My job is to ensure of delivery and quality of projects and service. My daily dose of energy is 'solving problems' and 'productive people'.


Zoe Kazakou

I joined BCU in November 2018 after completing a Masters in History. I am looking after the administrative aspect of the Software House Internship programme as a Project and Events Administrator.


Ashley Bass

I am a Senior Technician working at Curzon Software House, helping oversee projects and making sure everything is up to scratch. I graduated from BCU in 2017, and have had a close working relationship both during and since. I'm a developer by nature and a gamer by heart.


Stefan-Alexandru Ieremie

I’m a Computer Science student, software developer, interested in areas like object-oriented programming (Java, Python, C#), working with hardware (RaspberryPi, Arduino) and mixed reality (Microsoft HoloLens).


Shanna May Morris

I'm a Visual Effects student. I have a background in Film, and specialise in VFX & CGI, creating various visual arts has been my main passion.


Shakar Saleem

I’m a recent Computer Science graduate with a variety of advanced data analytical, mathematical, database and programming skills. I have taken part in well-received grouped programming projects and internship work on real working environment projects


Sanah Akheel

I am a Business Information Technology student at Birmingham City University. My skills range from entrepreneurial skills to basic programming.


Radoslav Varbanov

VFX student who specialises mainly in areas around 3D modeling, using software such as Maya, ZBrush and Substance Painter. (Also an EPIC gamer. *dabs away*)


Stephen Waite

I’m a third-year student at Birmingham City University, studying Computer Forensics with the aspiration of entering UK Law Enforcement as a digital forensic analyst.


Saad Zaman

I'm a Computer Science student who is enthusiastic about learning new techniques to enhance my existing skills. I've studied Linux and various programming languages such as Python and Java, and I'm interested in front-end development.


Usmaan Khan

I’m a Computer Science student. I am passionate about my work as well as being ambitious when completing my tasks and getting them done to their very best standards. I excel in getting a task planned and designed in no time.


Michael Wolf

I have loved video games from a very young age and always dreamed of one day creating them. I have skills in C# and C++ and have created several projects in Visual Studio and using Unity and Irrlicht game engine. I'm also a pretty big Nintendo fan!


Mattia Colombo

I’m a Sound Engineering and Production student, interested in several fields of digital audio technology. I’m currently working with members of academia to research sound synthesis for virtual environments and aim to expand my areas of interest.


Jack Hunt

I love games and I love making them. Coming from a Java background, I am now developing video games in C# using Unity. I also have experience in Ruby, Bash, C++, Python and Scheme. I want to make a living out of my hobby, programming!

Abdulqaadir Mao

I am a Computer Networks and Security student going on to my third and final year hoping to achieve a first. I have interests mainly in technology and this varies from networking and security to programming.


Sifat Jahir

I'm a Computer Science student who is interested in full stack Web Development. I enjoy participating in Hackathons and attending tech meetups.


Zakariyya Ahmed

I’m a recent Computer Science graduate with skills in various areas across computer science. These include mobile and web development, programming (Python, Java, F#, PHP and React-Native), machine learning, networking, data analysis and open source systems.


Rhys Davis

I am a practical individual with a passion for video games. Computer Games Technology student with skills in C#, C++ and Unity.


Naazim Ali Jehangir

I'm a 21 year old Business Information Technology student with a passion for technology from a young age. I have been working to expand my skills and am looking forward to pursuing opportunities where I can incorporate the knowledge that I have learnt.


Aimee Dowell

With a high drive for success, I am a second-year Sound Engineering and Production student with a keen interest in software and embedded systems. Currently working alongside a team of inspirational academics, I hope to aid them with new and exciting research into the area of intelligent audio production. I have knowledge in C, C++, JavaScript, JUCE and MATLAB but am eager to learn new skills and implement my coding experience into real, industry projects.


Arnaud Fournier

Currently a second year student studying Electronic Engineering at Birmingham City University. Studying Electronic Engineering has made me appreciate the benefit of electronic signal analysis and the fundamentals of analog and digital systems.


Aston Walker

I am a computer games developer, film maker, VFX artist, animator, musician and inventor. Passionate about learning new things and problem solving. Enjoy working in teams, studying C++, Python and C#. Hobbies include hardware and software projects based on the Unreal Engine, FPGAs, blockchain and Artificial Intelligence. I self-publish graphic novels and produce my own graphene.


Brett Dickenson

I'm a Digital Media Computing student with an interest in web/app design and development, i mainly focus on HTML, CSS, JavaScript and React Native. I also have a passion for music and hope to combine these together.


Calum Whittaker

I am a Computer Science graduate with versatile experience in programming (Python, Java), mobile & web development and data analysis. I have a huge interest in gaming as I started playing PC games from an early age.


Dawood Basharat

I'm a passionate Computer Science student who loves problem solving, and finding novel solutions. My interests include: artificial intelligence, biologically-inspired computing, (evolutionary) robotics, and dynamic, chaotic & complex systems. I am going on to pursue a postgraduate degree in Robotics.


Evans Obuobi

I am Business Information Technology student, starting my final year this September. I have a good knowledge in computers hardware so i will also to expand my skills also in software areas in terms of coding. I also have skills in arduino, visual studio.


Lameea Khan

I'm a Postgraduate student, doing a MSc in Advanced Computer Science at Birmingham City University


Marcel Krzyzanowski

I'm a second-year Computing and Information Technology student at Birmingham City University. My skills vary from basic programming to networking and hardware troubleshooting. Currently undertaking a placement at Curzon Software House as a software developer to gain valuable experience after graduating.


Najib Abdulkhadir

I'm an ambitious Computer Science undergraduate aiming for a first-class degree with a keen interest in technology and business. I enjoy programming and developing websites using HTML, CSS and JavaScript. I also have a keen interest in other programming languages such as C# and Python.


Nicole Mugova

I'm a first-year Computer Science student with a passion for programming and problem solving , hoping to gain more experience and hopefully work for Elon Musk one day.


Oluwaseun Onimole

I am a third-year Electronic Engineering student. I am currently at Curzon Software House, learning to program in languages such as Python. I can use C# and assembly language using MPLAB proficiently.


Silpa Gangi

I am an MSc Enterprise Systems Management student with experience in Business Intelligence technologies. I am interested in analytics and consulting.


William Chambers

I'm a talented and motivated graduate BSc Sound Engineering and Production graduate with a first-class honours degree. My skills include audio software development and digital signal processing in Python, C++ and MATLAB. Currently working on cross-adaptive digital audio effects and intelligent music production.


Yusuf Ibrahim

A Master's Computer Science graduate specialising in C# but also quite fluent in technologies such as HTML, ASP.Net, JavaScript. I have relative experience at programming in various Software/Web development languages with the goal of becoming a full stack developer.


Luke Pooler

I am a Digital Media Technology student, coming from a content marketing and video background. Big on social media marketing and video content creation.


Fatema Karim

I am currently studying Business Information Technology at Birmingham City University. My interests include photography, web development and designing.


Vanitha Mani Selvakumar

I am a Master's Project Management graduate with nearly three years of experience as an Associate Project Manager in the IT industry. I also have a Master's in Software Engineering, have exposure to various types of software processes. Certified Agile Scrum Master with hands-on experience in implementing Scrum, JIRA dashboards and Prince 2.