Resume

  • Chartered Mechanical Engineer with design and manufacturing experience
  • Expert in quality and metrology
  • Talent for simplifying the complex

Career History

  • Published research in 14 peer-reviewed journals
  • Author of 2 NPL reports published by UK Government
  • Led Metrology on €100M Airbus ALCAS project
  • 23 reports for Airbus, GKN and Rolls-Royce
2013 – 2019, University of Bath, Research Fellow
The Light Controlled Factory (LCF) project has created new metrology for large scale high value products such as aircraft and wind turbines. I designed a new type of interferometer and created novel uncertainty methods.
2010 –2013 University of Bath, LIMA Technical Manager
This ERDF funded project worked with 250 SME’s to improve manufacturing. I was responsible for 5 engineers and for the major development projects.
2007 – 2010 University of Bath, Technical Contact for LIMA
In this role I acted as Technical Lead for metrology on the €100M Airbus Advanced Low-Cost Aircraft Structures project and Next Generation Composite Wing State of the Art Review. I worked with the National Physical Laboratory on instrument verification and Bridge surveys.
2004 – 2007 Streamline Outsource Ltd, Director
This was my independent consultancy business delivering engineering design and analysis for a wide range of manufacturing businesses leading projects of up to £3M.
2002 – 2004 Yeoman Stoves Ltd Project Engineer
Statistical process control, design of steel fabrications and design of domestic gas fires.
2002 Riverford Organic Project Engineer
Feasibility study of heat recovery from refrigeration plant
Previous Employment
Math’s tutor, bicycle mechanic and salesperson.

Education

2007 – 2011 University of Bath PhD in Metrology Assisted Assembly
  • Design of aircraft structures for Measurement assisted assembly
  • Measurement uncertainty analysis including Monte Carlo Simulation
  • Development of a closed loop robotic assembly process for Airbus UK
2000 – 2004 University of Exeter MEng in Mechanical Engineering (2.1)
Computational Engineering focus
1997 – 1998 St Austell College City & Guilds
Computer Aided Design with AutoCAD – C&G4351
1995 – 1997 Truro College A-Level’s / NVQ
• A-Level Maths, Technology and Politics, NVQ-3 in Business

Skills

  • Expert in quality and metrology
  • Talent for simplifying the complex, in written articles and face-to-fact training
  • Design & Simulation: SolidWorks, ANSYS, CATIA, AutoCAD
  • Analysis and coding: Matlab, VBA, Python
  • Web Design: HTML, CSS, PHP and Photoshop
  • Manufacturing: Mill, Lathe, MIG Welding
  • Office Automation: MS Office including Visio and Access, Google Docs.

Publications

My publications include academic papers, industrial reports and popular web articles:

  • 14 articles in peer reviewed journals with a SAGE best paper award
  • 22 papers presented at international conferences
  • 2 NPL reports by UK Government
  • 23 proprietary reports for Airbus, GKN Aerospace and Rolls-Royce (>1,000 pages)
  • muelaner.com is a leading metrology source with over 28,000 visitors annually
  • Articles and webinars for sites such as engineering.com and audiosolutionz.com

Delivery of Training

  • Created and delivered Process Capability, Metrology and Assembly lectures for 3rd year Advanced Manufacturing module at the University of Bath since 2013
  • Created and delivered MSc module on Quality and Measurement for Manufacturing at the Vietnamese-German University in Saigon. It includes 30 hours of lectures as well as tutorials and exercises. I taught this intensive 2 week module from 2014 to 2018.
  • Bespoke training delivered on-site to practicing engineers at several companies
  • STEM Ambassador working with local schools
  • Maths tutoring to secondary school children