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 Expert  729444

Expert in Computer Aided Engineering, Planning Manufacturing Methods, Quality Control


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Essex
United Kingdom
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert current heads the Department of Computers & Technology at a UK university where he manages 25 full-time staff and a number of part-time staff and teaches mechanical engineering subjects including: CAE, Materials, Project Management (at PG and UG level), Quality Control (PG).

Beyond academia, Expert has 40 years of experience as a quality and methods engineer: carrying out capability studies on new and existing machines; increasing capacity of machining lines including: Flywheels, Ring Gears, Gear Box Components; planning, purchasing and installing new production facilities; overcoming production problems; troubleshooting new production lines and accepting new machines and supervising their installation and hand over.

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acceptance test

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computer-aided engineering

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industrial plant statistical quality control

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manufacturing automation

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manufacturing quality assurance

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manufacturing quality control

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mechanical computer-aided engineering

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metal-related quality control

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numerical optimization

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personal computer-based computer-aided engineering

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quality control

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quality statistical method


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
2004   PhD   Bioengineering   Anglia Ruskin University  
2004   C Eng   Quality Control   IET  
1981   BA   Technology   Open University  
1973   Full Technologial Certificate   Manufacturing Engineering   CGLI   Credit
1971   Apprenticeship   Manufacturing Engineering   Ford Motor Company  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1987 to 2011

 

Anglia Ruskin University

 

Dept of Computing & Technology

 

Deputy Head of Department

 

Manage 25 full-time staff and a number of part-time staff Teach mechanical engineering subjects including: CAE, Materials, Project Management (at PG and UG level), Quality Control (PG). Supervise PhD students.

1982 to 1987

 

Basildon College of FE

 

Engineering

 

Lecturer II

 

Teach engineering students to HNC level in Manufacturing Engineering, Maths, Materials, Production Control, Statistics

1980 to 1982

 

Lucas CAV

 

Production Engineering

 

Senior Methods Engineer

 

Trouble shoot new production lines, accept new machines and supervise their installation and hand over

1974 to 1980

 

British Leyland

 

Production Engineering

 

Project Engineer

 

Increase capacity of capacity of machining lines including: Flywheels, Ring Gears, Gear Box Components. Plan, purchase and install new production facilities. Overcome production problems. Supervise 2 engineers.

1971 to 1974

 

Ford Motor Company

 

Quality Control

 

Quality Engineer

 

Carry out capability studies on new and existing machines Supervise 4 inspectors Member of quality improvement teams

1967 to 1971

 

Ford Motor Company

 

Training

 

Technician Apprentice

 



Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

MIET; FHEA

Licenses/Certifications

C Eng.

Professional Appointments

Conference and journal referee


Publications:
Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture  
 - IJCAE  
 - Professional Engineering Publishing Ltd, London  
 - Manufacturing Engineer, IEE  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • FEA on high pressure gas seal
  • FEA on a catch
  • Overcome flow soldering problem
  • Improve factory layout
  • FEA on specialist shipping container.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Market Research:
Plan the Manufacturing System for Essex Designs, Southend-on-Sea.; Overcome Soldier Flow Problems for Evenoak Ltd., Chelmsford; Project Leader for the TCS with E.A.G. Ltd.; Review Etch Basket design using FEA for Cellbond Ltd; FEA of gas seal for Shell UK; FEA of shipping container for Timberbox Ltd; i10 University representative for manufacturing; Recommend appropriate hearing aid material with Kings Lynn Hospital; Stress analysis on catch for Kiss Ltd; Testing of couplings for Smith Flow Controls Ltd; Material testing for Emilyhannah Ltd.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

1986, Staff Development Course in Materials, STC Basildon; 1992-1995, Staff Development Workshop in Project Management – Ford Motor Co., Research and Engineering Centre, Dunton; 1992-1995, Staff Development Course in Manufacturing Systems and Processes - Ford Motor Company, Research and Engineering Centre, Dunton; 1995-2000, Witness training – Ford Motor Company, various locations; 1997-2000, Project Leader for the TCS with E.A.G. Ltd.; 2001, Product Innovation Management for MSX plc; 2002, Lean Manufacturing for Visteon plc.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Planned productions lines for British Leyland and selected machine tools and suppliers. Selected machine tools and suppliers for Anglia Ruskin University. Selected high value test and measurment equipment for Anglia Ruskin University e.g. SEM.

Other Skills and Services

Ability to use the following industrial software: Witness, Ansys, CATIA, LS-Dyna.


 

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