Biography

I am an Associate Head of School, covering Curriculum and Partnerships for the School of Mechanical and Design Engineering at the University of Portsmouth.

I am also a Senior Teaching Fellow and Course Leader in the School.

Course Leader:

I am the Course Leader for the Product Design and Innovation BSc course.

Other Responsibilities:

Disability Coordinator for the School of Mechanical and Design Engineering. Admissions Tutor for the Product/Industrial Design courses and all Postgraduate courses in our school.

Memberships:

Institution of Engineering Designers (IED)
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Teaching Responsibilities

I now teach mostly on the Product Design modules, but have previously taught across various areas of Mechanical Engineering at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. I oversee final year project students for Product/Industrial Design and Mechanical courses.

My teaching areas include Product/Industrial Design, Design Engineering, Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Engineering. This includes CAD/CAM Modelling and Simulation, Technical Drawing, Technology Concepts (Mechanics), and Product Design topics such as Design Ideation, Research Methods, Intellectual Property, and Portfolio Design.

I am currently a Module Coordinator for two Product/Industrial Design modules: Research Methods for Product Designers (level 5), and Preparation for Product Launch (Level 6).