6-7 March 2024

Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre


Dr Peter Shaw

Senior Lecturer in Astronautics. Kingston University London

Speaker profile

Dr Peter Shaw has 17 years in the space sector crossing both academia and industry. Working at the Surrey Space Centre, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. and Kingston University London. With a focus on space and launch propulsion spanning electric propulsion, satellite micro propulsion and hybrid propellant engines. Dr Shaw has worked on several flight missions including the flagship NovaSAR satellite and the UKs first CubeSAT. Currently a Senior Lecturer in Space Technology at Kingston University researching applied engineering enhanced by Artificial Intelligence, gelled propellants, novel re-entry systems and a recent interest in ISRU of lunar material for lunar launch infrastructure. Dr Shaw has a strong interest in space skill development lobbying for key changes and is currently a co-representative for the Launch Industry Group on the Space Skills Advisory Panel that reports to government and the UKSA.

Kingston University London


Thursday 08 June


12:20 - 12:50   |   Future of Space Theatre

Future Workforce

Ahlam Abdi

Physics with Astrophysics and Cosmology Undergraduate at KCL and Executive Committee

Patricia Skelton

Deputy Head of Astronomy Engagement,
Royal Observatory Greenwich

Dr Peter Shaw

Senior Lecturer in Astronautics,
Kingston University London

Joanne Oliver