Technical Manager/Technical Tutor

Andy joined Falmouth University in 2013 after completing his undergraduate studies in Communication Design. His skills range from hardware and full-stack software development and prototyping, systems administration, electronics design for manufacture and CAD/CAM. 

He currently manages the technical team at the Games Academy, and teaches team-based development across the department's courses. 

Andrew Smith staff profile

Contact details

Telephone 01326 259325



Year Qualification Awarding body
2013 BA(Hons) Digital Media Falmouth University

Research Interests

Research centre and group affiliations


Research Topics

  • Digital Fabrication
  • digital games
  • internet of things
  • Smart technology

Research Outputs

Publications and research outputs



Delivered a two day workshop at Falmouth University AIR Sandpit on wearable technology targeted at artists, designer/makers and creative business with no previous electronics or programming experience. The workshop covered basic electronics principles, textiles skills and approaches to wearable electronics, and a hands-on introduction to the Arduino Lilypad platform with pair-programming exercises.



Delivered a two day workshop at Falmouth University AIR Sandpit on Arduino programming for absolute beginners, incorporating the Internet of Things and RFID technologies.


Areas of teaching

  • Computing
  • Digital Games

Courses taught

  • MA Creative App Development
  • BSc(Hons) Computing for Games
  • BA(Hons) Games Development