Chris Wayman

Job Title and Responsibilities


  • Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering (Engineering Design)
  • Departmental Strategy and Management Team (DMT)    

About Me

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.



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

  • MA Industrial Design for Engineers

Professional Membership

  • 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.


  • 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 Activities

  • Outreach Activity Coordination and delivery

Current 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


Mr Chris Wayman
School of Creative Arts and Engineering
Staffordshire University
S227– Mellor Building
Staffordshire University
College Road
t: +44 (0)1785 353457