Associate Professor. University College London
Ian is an Associate Professor in the Technology Management Group in the Department of Space and Climate Physics at University College London. He is also the Departmental Graduate Tutor responsible for MSc and apprenticeship programmes in Systems Engineering Management. He co-chairs the Space Universities Network, an organistaion focused on facilitating the creation of a skilled workforce of graduates who can meet the challenges of enabling future scientific, commercial and societal exploitation of space. In this role Ian sits on the Space Skills Advisory Panel and has provided academic input into the Space Workforce Action Planning activity.
Prior to joining UCL Ian had 22 years of industrial experience working on all aspects of the systems design lifecycle from user requirements through to integration, acceptance and deployment. Part of Ian’s career was in the defence sector, within Vickers Shipbuilding and BAE SYSTEMS. Following this, he worked in the space sector covering mission and system level activities at EADS Astrium. Ian is a Chartered Engineer and a member of the International Council on Systems Engineering. He holds an MSc in Systems Engineering from UCL and, in 2015, gained a PGCert in Teaching and Learning in Higher and Professional Education.
Wednesday 06 March
12:30 - 13:10 | Keynote Theatre