HEFCE trained TQA Assessor
Undergraduate Admissions Selector (Singapore degree only)
DPD Undergraduate Programmes and Director of Teaching
1976 PhD, University of Aberdeen
1972 BSc (Eng) Civil Engineering, University of Aberdeen
Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
Chartered Engineer (CEng)
Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) - TRO Assessor Panel
BSAC Sports Diver, BMC member, Community Governor - Thomas Hepburn CHS (Gateshead)
Fluid transients, CFD, robust design and design optimisation, psychometric tools for evaluating non academic factors that influence performance of engineering students, intermediate technology for water lifters for developing countries, optimisation of thermodynamic cycles for power plants, experiments on flows around asymmetric bluffbodies (cricket balls).
Technical Committee Member, 10th International Conference on Pressure Surges, Edinburgh, May 2008.
International Scientific Committee, joint IWA-IAHR Conference, Pumps, Electromechanical Devices and Systems in Urban Water Management, Valencia, April 2003 (also invited Keynote Lecturer and Closing Session Chairman).
Thermofluids. Manufacturing & Management.
Thermofluids. Wind & Hydro Energy.