Tony Broad

Senior Lecturer

School of Engineering

Computing and Technology Building, CM123

+44 (0) 1772 89 3358

Senior Lecturer in Engineering and skilled Mechanical Engineer with extensive industrial and teaching experience. Expertise in a range of engineering subject areas. Currently lecturing on Computer Aided, Motorsport and Mechanical Technology Degrees. Course Leader for Computer Aided Engineering. Currently research active on small wind turbine blade design and manufacturing technology leading to MSc by Research. Project supervisor for BEng and MEng Degree students.

Full Profile

Academic and practical engineering skills with expertise in practical composites manufacturing. Active industrial links with local companies to promote visits and graduate placement opportunities.

Areas of Expertise include:
Engineering Design & Manufacture, 2D & 3D CAD/Drafting with AutoCAD - CAD/CAM with Alphacam, 3D CAD Solidworks, Autodesk Inventor, 3D Studio Max, Engineering Simulation - FEA, Motion Analysis, Fluid Dynamics, Advanced Composites Design and Manufacture, Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Materials Technology.


MSc by Research – due for completion July 2011
BEng (Hons) Computer Aided Engineering 2003
Cert Ed (Teacher Training qualification)1996
HND Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineering 1994


Small Wind Turbine Research Group - Blade Manufacturing Technology


Lecturer in CAD, Engineering Simulation and Composites Engineering

External Activities

Speaker to IMechE on Design and Manufacture of racing hovercrafts