Head of the Dyson School of Design Engineering at Imperial College London
Professor Peter Childs is Head of the Dyson School of Design Engineering at Imperial College London. His professional interests include: creativity tools and innovation; design; heat transfer and rotating flow; the circular economy and sustainable energy. Former roles include director of the Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre for Aero-Thermal Systems, director of InQbate and professor at Sussex University. He has contributed to over 150 papers, and several books on engineering design, rotating flow, rural urban migration and sports technology. He has been principal or co-investigator on contracts totalling £30 million. He is Director and Chief Scientific Officer at QBot Ltd.
‘Design and technology allows exploration of our creativity and the knowledge base to help provide solutions to needs and opportunities to improve the world we live in’ - Peter ChildsBack to Design and Technology Ambassadors