is a Senior Reseach Scientist specialising in the area of navigation
and positioning solutions, focusing primarily upon the use of Global
Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) and Inertial Navigation Systems
(INS) both for simulation, hardware integration and field trials analysis. He is also a passionate business developer,
and provides project management assistance - specialising in orchestrating and negotiating tender opportunities.
previously worked for the defence company QinetiQ for eight years
supporting navigation-led research, providing support to both
commercial and defence clients such as the UK Ministry of Defence
(MoD), Balfour Beatty, DCN, and ESA.He graduated from Durham University with a Masters degree in Geophysics
in 2001, where as part of his course he worked for Schlumberger
Geco-Prakla at Gatwick, working on 'Directional Source Signature
Deconvolution' in support to the SEISMOS processing package.
In 1999, he graduated from Loughborough University with a
degree in Physics, his final year project focused on 'The Shrinkage Stresses of Bonded Joints'
a laser speckle and diffraction grating technique for stress
measurement. He also conducted a year in industry working for
Siemens AG in their research and software
office in Nuremberg, Germany. He was the winner of the Jonathan Heaton Prize
for Physics, and was the elected representative for the Staff Student Consultative Committee and the Feedback Summary Group throughout his studies.
He is a member of the Institute of Physics (IOP) and is currently applying for Chartership status (CPhys).
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