Dr Elena Turitsyna

Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies (AIPT)

Senior Lecturer

Phone number: 0121 204 3484
Email: e.g.turitsyna@aston.ac.uk
Room number: NW308


I joined the Photonic Research group within Electronic Engineering department in October 2000. I received a Ph.D degree in Electronic Engineering in July 2007. I was a holder of the Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship from 2008-2011. 

My research interests are in numerical modelling of fibre Brag gratings, in modelling fibre lasers systems. 

Dr Elena Turitsyna
  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • PhD in Electronic Engineering, Aston University, 2007   
  • Joint MSc/BSc in Mathematics, Novosibirsk State University, Russia,1983


  • 2012 - date: Senior Lecturer in Electronic Engineering
  • 2008 – 2011: Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Research Fellow, SEAS, Aston University.
  • 2005 – 2007: Research Associate, SEAS, Aston University
  • 2000-2005: Research Assistant, SEAS, Aston University.
  • 1983-1991: Mathematics teacher, College 130, Novosibirsk, Russia 


 I am the module owner (lecturer, tutor and lab supervisor) of the 

  • “Java Programming for Electronic Engineers” course(EE3JEE),  
  • "Core Engineering Mathematics " (EE1CEM) 

I am one of the tutors of the module "Mathematical Methods 1" (AP2MM1) 

 My other teaching duties include supervision and moderation of MSc and Final Year projects in the Electronic Engineering department. 

I am a Programme Director of the Apprenticeship Degree Programme in Embedded Electronic System Design and Development.

Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship 
Mr Steffan Walters

I am actively involved in running numerous outreach activities with local schools. It includes: 

  • delivering lectures on Mathematics at Further Maths Conferences organised by King Edwards VI  Camp Hill School for Girls
  • running masterclasses at Aston University
  • running workshops on programming / electronics at engineering conferences and British Science Festivals 

I am a coordinator of the  Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies School Outreach Network.