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Design & Technical Services

Department of Engineering

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Advice and Consultation

In the process of managing a project, you are likely to require specialist engineering skills. Given that a great many projects are multi-disciplinary it is often the case that several of these specialisms will have to come together in complement, providing the desired outcome.

We can put you in touch with the person with the skills you need to get the job done. 

Please provide details of the work required

  • Contact Alistair Ross
  • We will assess the work, provide an estimate and timescales to complete the job.  
  • Internal Department teaching and research, a job number is required  to be raised against the work.
  • Part IIB projects, students requiring work for 4th year projects will need a job number from their supervisor. There is no charge for this work.
  • External Departments, a purchase order will be is required before work is commenced.

Workshop Prices 2017/18

  • Internal  £26.00 per hour

  • External  £35.00 per hour


Contact us

Central Technical Services
Mr Alistair Ross, Departmental Technical Services Manager
Room Number: IE0-05
Telephone: +44 1223 3 39706

Design Engineering Services
Mr Neil Houghton, Senior Design Engineer (Mechanical)
Room Number: BC2-07
Telephone: +44 1 223 3 32763

Mr David Sayles, Senior Design Engineer (Electronic Systems)
Room Number: IE2-02
Telephone: + 44 1223 3 32707

Electronics Development
Room Number: IE2-01
pcb production email: 
Telephone: + 44 1223 3 32701

Dyson Centre for Engineering Design
Dr Richard Roebuck, Dyson Centre Manager
Telephone: + 44 1223 3 32688

Design & Technical Services Office
Mrs Barbara Paschalis, Divisional Administrator
Room Number: IE0-06
email:  Telephone: +44 1223 3 32836