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Nationality: British

Current address: Horrues, Belgium


SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

‘O’ LEVEL

    Pure Mathematics. Applied Mathematics. Additional Pure Mathematics. Physics. Geometrical and Mechanical Drawing

‘A’ LEVEL

    Pure Mathematics. Applied Mathematics. Physics. Engineering Drawing

O.N.C.

    Electrical Engineering. Mechanical Engineering

B.Sc.

    Electrical Engineering (Electronics)

B.Univ.

    University of Surrey Honorary Degree


SUMMARY OF WORK EXPERIENCE

Decca Radar 1963 - 1970

    Student Apprenticeship

    Assistant Engineer - analogue and digital marine radar design

Muirhead Vactric Components 1970 -1990

    Development Engineer - military optical encoder design

    Senior Development Engineer - military optical encoder design

    Senior Project Engineer - FFG7 Digital Fin Stabiliser System, US Navy

    Chief Engineer - systems engineering

    Engineering Director - research and development

1990 - to date

    Retired


EDUCATION

1958 - 1968

    Wimbledon Technical School for Boys

    Wimbledon County School for Boys

    Brooklands Technical College

    University of Surrey


 PUBLICATIONS

  • Advances in Resolver System Design : co-author with R.G. Wittle. Elektronik-Journal, November 1970 & Electronic Equipment News, 1971
  • Shaft Encoders Offer Reliability with High Resolution : co-author with E.J. Parrott. Electronic Engineering, September 1972
  • New Concepts in Optical Shaft Encoders (Electronics) : Muirhead Vactric Symposium Paper, May 1975
  • Designing a Microprocessor Based Fin Stabiliser Control System : Sixth Ship Control Systems Symposium (Canada), October 1981. Marintec China 81 Seminar, December 1981
  • Miniature High Precision Encoders : co-author with Dr. A. March. Drives/Motors/Controls Conference (England), December 1988
  • Optimal Fin Roll Stabiliser Control System Design : co-author with Prof. M.J. Grimble, Dr. M.A. Johnson, Dr. M.R. Katebi, Dr. D. Wong and E.J. Parrott. Ninth Ship Control Systems Symposium (USA), September 1990

 INTERESTS/ACTIVITIES/HOBBIES

British & European inland waterways

Vintage diesel engines

Car rallying - British Group A Rally Champion 1983

Radio control model gliders

Genealogy

Monitoring of European Union legislation, regulations and reports affecting recreational boating on inland waterways