Innovations in Engineering

Secuirty for Aviation and Banking

Design development and manufacturing of the Floppy disk drive Lock in the early 1990's for Stealth International, designed to physically secure computers for the Middle East Aviation industry and the UK Banking Sector as staff at the time where found attempting to install games from home to play in their breaks.

Airbus A380 Flight simulator at the Emirates experience.

Networking Emirates Airlines Trafalgar Square HQ in London.


Member of IMechE Rapid Prototyping Manufactures Association (RPMA) Shared research on Quick Cast, Engine design Rapid Prototyping with Scottish Prof Norman Maccallum DSc who's pioneering work on heat soakage during gas turbine transients gave him an international profile, through numerous international publications and several contributions to Rolls-Royce.

Recently Rolls Royce went into production with UltraFan increasing fuel efficacy by 25% on the first generation Trent engine.

Norman Maccallum DSc, left with uncle alex at the Highland Games

Martin-Baker Aircraft Co. Ltd.

Had the Honor of being invited to visit Martin-Baker Aircraft Co. Ltd HQ in Denham. the World renowned Pioneers of the aviation ejection seat who's seats have recorded 7685 lives saved Globally since the first mid-flight ejections by flight test volunteer Bernard Lynch in 1946, met with some of the Quality team, and looked on the Wall of Fame of the all recorded Ejectee's.

The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC)

Mastering AM at MTC The National Centre for Additive Manufacturing

The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) an independent Research & Technology Organisation (RTO) the National Centre for Additive Manufacturing with the objective of bridging the gap between academia and industry.

Met the CEO of nTopology Inc. after his talk on 3MF its used in engineering, making stronger, lighter weight parts and liquid thermal dynamics and met Desktop Metal discussed kiln sintering shrinkage rates.

FIAB Factory In A Box remote manufacturing of certifided spare parts eliminating supply chain bottle necks.

A Net Zero future

Manufactures summit 2022
Manufactures summit 2022 A NET ZERO Future

Working towards removing CO2 producing fuels i.e. Natural Gas, Coal and Oil and provide sustainable, renewable energy to the National grid and transportation needs. Rolls Royce released Fusion reactor design development to the public.

In my experience transporting precision engineering can be challenging, and can distort and loosen parts.

Helping manufacturing SMEs adopt Industry 4.0

Pointed to the use of IoT internet of things, Industry 4.0 and its use in monitoring workshop Health and Safety, cleaning, preventative maintenance, and servicing of workshop equipment.


Invited myself to Elutec Academy of design and engineering link, and was given a tour of the new facilities and discussed with the principal the problems they faced starting an engineering apprenticeship collage, its place in the education system and successes stories.


Met the UK Passport identity expert in 2015 and discussed geometry ratio studies of the face, created optimised high detail Virtual Reality model for use with mobile devices, annotations include medical observations i.e. small scares, skin conditions, vains in the eyes in colour accuracy High Dynamic Range HDR Image and lighting.

Fine detail Digital Twin online Interactive VR 3D scan with thanks to Cannon UK, and 3D Systems Gentle Giant Studios link

Film stars are now stating in contract clauses that the technology is not used as it highlights where they have undergone cosmetic surgery.

3D Scanning and Reverse engineering

Producing the new parts using Additive Manufacturing, and inspecting the parts for dimensional accuracy and from the CAD data.

Pioneer in Digital Design
Fresh Strawberry, Toddler Bite Marks, Hand Crafted Shark Fin for client Michael Milloy for New York Cat Walk

analysised Storm troopers helmet
Z Corp Model 3D printed, 3D scanned and Deformation Analysis


Technical advise on system to integrate 3D printed Tools for VR Virtual Reality space training.


iMeche Library and Members Hub

From demonstrated industry experience, elected by The Trustee Board of the IMechE Institution of Mechanical Engineers link, to the class of Affiliate Member with pathway to full membership and the designation of MIMechE.

Space imaging

Imaging from Space improved crop harvesting from weather monitoring.

Institute of Digital Engineering (IDE)

Member of the Institute of Digital Engineering (IDE) link based in Loughborough University's School of Automotive,  Aeronautical, Chemical and Materials Engineering (AACME) operate Viper Si2,  Digital twin white paper link in partnership with the Advanced propulsion centre UK.

Carbon reduction "Since 2014, thanks to the Rolls-Royce digital twin, 85 million kilograms of fuel, equivalent to $40m, and over 200 million kilograms of CO2 have been saved."

Design Week Talk: Hype vs Reality

Presented a talk at Clerkenwell Design Week link on 3D printing entitled Hype vs Reality in the Gallery link in Clerkenwell London, meeting a director of BIM Objects link, free library of BIM Building Information Modeling architectural elements and a member of the customization design team for Jaguar Land Rover link.

The Gallery Architectural Interior furniture design Award, Winners prize was to have scale models of their design 3D Printed (by myself) and Manufactured in new materials.

Cloud CAD

Wrote a paper at university on using broadband internet for remote CAD, Cloud computing in 1993* while living behind the CEO of British Telecom BT and on the first exchange to receive ADSL.

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