Prior to his appointment, Professor Green established and led the Group Technical Centre for Doncaster's Ltd. The Centre, staffed by a team drawn from a range of industrial and academic backgrounds, worked to develop, validate and deploy improved material and manufacturing process modelling tools across a range of technologies with an emphasis on shape casting whilst also providing support directly to the Group plants.
From 2005 to 2011 Professor Green was Professor of Casting Technology and Director of the Casting Partnership with Rolls-Royce located at the University. His Research Group's interest extended across a wide range of engineering alloy systems and casting technologies. Prior industrial experience includes Technical Director of Cosworth Technology Ltd (2000-2005), Group Competence Leader for VAW (1998-2000) and Technical Manager of VAW motorcast Ltd.
On completion of his PhD, Nick worked as a Research Fellow (1992-1994) and Senior Research Fellow (1994-1996) at The University of Birmingham.