Mr Peter Snelling

Peter Snelling BEng, MPhil

Mr Peter Snelling

Peter Snelling
BEng, MPhil

Senior Lecturer

Department of Engineering Science

Faculty of Engineering and Science


  • Senior Lecturer and Associate Director for Academic Enterprise, University of Greenwich
  • 2000-2001: Project and Operations Manager, Fixed term contract, Peter D Grant Associates
  • 1999-2000: Operations/Manufacturing Manager, Kineteco International Ltd
  • 1997-1999: Industrial Research Engineer, BAe Airbus / Eurofighter and University of Cranfield
  • 1993-1997: Senior Technical Officer/Principal Test Engineer, Head of Vehicle Test, University of Hertfordshire
  • 1990-1993: Project Engineer, Thrust Precision Engineering Ltd
  • 1987-1990: Production Engineer, The Monotype Corporation Plc
  • 1985-1987: Production Engineer, Ozonair Engineering Ltd
  • 1979-1983: Mechanical engineering apprentice.


  • Indentured four-year Mechanical Engineering Craft Apprenticeship (1979–83), as machine tool fitter
  • Trained in all aspects of general mechanical and specialised precision engineering within manufacturing, particularly precision machine tools and associated equipment
  • Variety of academic, industrial and managerial short development courses.


  • Awarded company scholarship, BEng degree studies
  • Awarded the 1996 University prize, BEng degree, Best Overall Performance
  • Commendation from external examiners for final year BEng degree project (Dissertation 1st)
  • Awarded scholarship, CASE-studentship (EPSRC & BAe AirBus), for master degree research.

Research/scholarly interests

  • Manufacturing systems, planning and control systems and reconfigurable tooling / production systems
  • Manufacturing strategy development
  • Integrated product design
  • Machine tool design and tooling applications
  • Design and assembly techniques