Born in Nottingham and studied
Mechanical Engineering at Trent Polytechnic, Nottingham. Worked for
12 years at Slingsby Engineering Ltd as a designer, mainly of underwater
vehicle and manipulator systems and devices for the nuclear industry.
Joined Loughborough University in 1989 as a lecturer in Engineering
Interests and Activities
Multidisciplinary design methodology
Healthcare engineering, stroke rehabilitation
Design methods and technologies for developing countries.
Professional affiliation: Member of the Institution of Mechanical
Referee for ‘Mechatronics’, Proceedings of the
Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B, Journal of Engineering
Manufacture and Part C, Journal of Engineering Science.
Book reviews for the International Journal of Production
Research and chapter reviews for Taylor and Francis.
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Responsible for three MSc modules and teaching involvement on a further
seven undergraduate and postgraduate modules.