Peter joined the university in 1980 after working for triplex safety glass as a research engineer and latterly as Apprentice School training officer.
He has worked with many professors in Mechanical Engineering. Dr Sadek Noise and vibration ,Professor Davies on bonded structures , Professor Tobias on petroforge, D.Aspinwall machine tool cutting and is presently working with Professor Miroslaw L Wysznski on future power systems in conjunction with Jaguar cars Johnson Matthey and Mass speck U.K
He works with undergraduates and postgraduate students and acts as a mentor on the team building trips to Coniston
He is in charge of the building for Mechanical Engineering.
Peter sits on various committees including
senior technicians committee
He is also a member of the Admissions team and contributes to Headstart, the EES, and open days.