Chris Wayman

Senior Lecturer

School of Digital, Technologies and Arts

I have a wide range of experience having worked as an Automotive Design Engineer in the UK and abroad. I’ve been involved in a various design related education roles designing and delivering innovative and challenging projects. One of my priorities is to encourage creative engagement in the learning process and see the development of successful ideas and solutions.

Professional memberships and activities

  • ENTRUST STEM Ambassador
  • As Outreach Activity Coordinator I manage and deliver engineering related STEM workshops. Activities and workshops both on and off campus, working with the Arts and Sciences.

Academic qualifications

  • B.Ed. (Hons) Design and Technology – Secondary

  • MA Industrial Design for Engineers

Expertise

  • Applied Design in Engineering, utilising creativity to develop solutions.
  • Undergraduate development of communication and group work strategies.
  • User interface design solutions.
  • Outreach Activity Coordination and delivery
  • Physical Prototype development, concept sketching, model making and digital enhancement.
  • Teaching the development of digital sketching, Haptic modelling.

Enterprise and commercial interests

  • Outreach Activity Coordination and delivery

Teaching

Levels 3-7

  • Design and Communication

  • Introduction to Engineering Design and Practice

  • Mechanical Engineering Design

  • CAM and Rapid Prototyping

  • Engineering design and Manufacture

  • Various Distance Learning Modules

  • Industrial Technical Skills

  • Industrial Responsibility

  • Design principles

  • Engineering Design

Top 250 Young University

Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020

Top 15 for Teaching Quality

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

Top 15 for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

Midlands University of the Year

Midlands Business Awards 2020