School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing, Cranfield University
A Chartered Mechanical Engineer with over fourteen years of oil and gas industry experience, IMechE Fellow, Member of TWI, active member of Bedfordshire IMechE Panel, and a real passion for engineering. BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from RGU and MSc in Welding Engineering (Welding & Metallurgy) from Cranfield University.
Philippe has worked on both greenfield and brownfield projects, in the UK and Australia as EPC and client, including FEED, detailed design, maintenance and operations. Specifying, evaluating (TBE), procuring, vendor managing, problem solving and equipment testing (FAT) of a high number of static, packages and rotating equipment, that has resulted in extensive travel across the UK, Europe and Australia. Recently qualified as a CSWIP 3.0 - Visual Welding Inspector too, because why not.
Taking advantage of the low oil price and differed high CAPEX projects in the oil and gas industry Philippe has taken the exciting opportunity to join the 'Welding Engineering and Laser Processing Research Centre' team at Cranfield university having won a full studentship / scholarship and bursary, sponsored by Airbus, to undertake a long term personal goal of completing a PhD in Manufacturing in a cutting edge Manufacturing process – WAAM.
Also guest lecturing for Cranfield University on their Welding Engineering, and Design of Rotating Machines MSc courses.