Rob joined the School of Engineering, Technology and Maritime operations at Liverpool John Moores University in early 2012 and teaches engineering design, design for manufacture and innovation development among other subjects.
Rob’s research interests lie in flexible and reconfigurable manufacturing and the application of knowledge tools to the design of more adaptable manufacturing systems. His interest in these fields was developed during involvement in FP7 and EPSRC projects whilst a senior research fellow at Nottingham University’s Precision Manufacturing Centre. Rob had management and research responsibilities for COPERNICO, TRANSPARENCY, CALEBRE, FRAME projects and also industrially funded work in the Centre for Aeronautical Manufacture.
Rob gained his PhD in 2006 from Loughborough University and has worked as a project engineer in the Centre of Excellence in Customised Assembly’s virtual manufacturing lab before time with Gerber Juice Company as a production manager.
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