I am a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Engineering within the School of Creative Arts and Engineering and course leader for the BEng(Hons) Aeronautical Engineering degree.
I am the Admissions Tutor for the Department of Engineering undergraduate and postgraduate courses, making the final decision on whether applicants can join us
I undertake international student recruitment, usually in India, and give guest lectures there two or three times a year.
I am the Branch Secretary of the lecturers' union UCU.
Before working at the university, I worked at Lucas Aerospace in Wolverhampton as a graduate apprentice, then as an aircraft design engineer.
I used to fly light aircraft and have flown solo, and have also flown gliders I enjoy travel and have been to over 100 countries.
I am a magistrate on the Wolverhampton Bench and a School Governor of Weston Road Academy Trust in Stafford.
BSc(Hons) in Mechanical Engineering
MSc in Computer Aided Engineering
LLM in progress
Eng – Chartered Engineer
MRAeS – Member of the Royal Aeronautical Society
FHEA – Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
JP – Justice of the Peace (Magistrate)
Pilot fatigue and error
Mechanisms of lift and drag
Aircraft propulsion systems
Air crash analysis and investigation
Flight deck design
I have an Advanced Type Rating on the Boeing 737 aircraft simulator and instruct student pilots on a commercial B737 simulator. I also have an Multi engine Type rating obtained on a Piper Seneca simulator.
Enterprise and Commercial Activities
I am regularly asked to comment on air crashes and incidents on the radio.
Engineering and Technology Applications
Introduction to Flight D/L
Professional Development and Engineering Applications
Forensic Crash Investigation and Measurement
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles D/L
Advanced Flight Technology
Applied Aeronautical Principles
UAV Design and Synthetic Flight
Advanced Flight D/L
Advanced Propulsion Systems
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