Dr Geraint Owen

Department: Mechanical Engineering
Job Title: Lecturer in Design and Manufacturing

Telephone: +44 (0) 1225 826826 ext 4033

Fax: +44 (0) 1225 826928

E-mail : G.W.Owen@bath.ac.uk

Postal Address: Mechanical Engineering, University of Bath, Bath, BA2 7AY United Kingdom

Academic Background

Arrived in Bath as an Undergraduate in 1986, sponsored by the former Dowty Group. Did a BEng degree in "Manufacturing Systems : Engineering and Management" as a thin sandwich over 4 years, spending time working in the Aerospace and Electronic industries during the placement periods. On graduation, continued to study at Bath, doing a Phd on the "Design of Transfer Lines". Subsequently employed as a Research Officer, still at Bath, working mainly on Rapid Changeover, but alos spending time doing a survey for the design council and also the design of an experimental rig for the Russian MIR space station. Increased involvement in the teaching activities led an appointment as a Teaching Fellow in 1996, and subsequently a Lecturer in 2000.

A list of publications is given here


Teaching activity is in the area of Desgn to first and second year undergraduates, Manufacturing technology to the 3rd and 4th year. Together with a strong interest in project teaching.

Notes from some lecture courses can be found here

Research Areas


Other Interests

Outside of work I am actively involved with racing pre-war cars. For more information see here.

I also have in the past (and still do) mess about with one wheeled motor bikes or Monowheels

Keywords :

Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing System Design, Engineering Design, Machine Design

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