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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.


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).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure


  • TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
  • Design
  • TS Manufactures


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