Experienced Mechanical Engineer with a strong background in aerospace technology specialising in gas turbine engines, material science and computational modelling. For the last 5 years Andrew has been part of an industry funded project, in partnership with Rolls-Royce Plc carrying out research in high cycle fatigue and the effects on surface defects on aerospace alloys. Prior to the industrial doctorate program, Andrew studied Motorcycle Engineering to a Master’s level at UWTSD, where he dedicated himself to internal combustion engine design and thermodynamic modelling. Throughout his academic career Andrew has worked on a wide variety of projects and loves nothing more than working on complex engineering problems.