BUCKINGHAMSHIRE NEW UNIVERSITY
High Wycombe Campus
Role in the project
BUCKS will contribute to the product design, engineering and manufacture of the transparent plastic jerrycan.WP3: Design and Manufacture of Transparent Jerry Can (TJC); TJC Evaluation. Prototype Assessment under Indian Field Conditions.
Dr Lyndon Buck, PhD
Lyndon is Principal Lecturer in Product Design at Bucks. He has been a visiting lecturer and researcher at Brunel University (Engineering and Product Design) and the Open University (Sustainable Design and Innovation) in the UK. He is a
Chartered Engineer and a European Engineer and a Chartered Technological Product Designer and sits on the Council of the Institution of Engineering Designers and on Bucks University Senate. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering Designers. Lyndon is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the Higher Education Academy. He has been working in the design and production of engineering products for 25 years including product designs for the Royal Mail, Sennheiser, London Lighting, Pure H2O Company and DuPont. He was principal investigator for two Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) – firstly working with DuPont Corian to develop a sustainable UV resistant exterior cladding material, then with The Pure H2O Co Ltd to develop water purification technologies for drinking water. These KTPs were funded through the Technology Strategy Board in the UK. Both of these KTPs have produced commercially available solutions for the companies and the findings disseminated through academic publications. Lyndon sits on the organisation committee of the International Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE) Conference and has publications related to commercial product design as well as academic product design and engineering practice. Lyndon is currently PI on the EU Horizon 2020 WATERSPOUTT project where he is product design lead on the ceramic filter and plastic jerrycan designs and also actively contributes to ERASMUS+ ARTURE and FABLAB projects at Bucks./p>
Dr Tim Coole
Tim Coole is Principal Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at Bucks. He is a chartered engineer and a Fellow of the RSM and an active member of the Institute of Engineering Designers (IED) where he is involved with the professional accreditation of courses for the IED and the assessment of new members and part of the Apprentice EPA team. Tim is a director of OXETA and involved with both the Oxford and the Bucks LEP. He is a governor at the Bucks UTC and sits on the Senate for the University. Currently he holds 3 external examiner roles with Ulster University, The Open University and with the Asia Pacific University of Malaysia. Tim has worked as an engineer for more than 30 years and has supervised 10 PhD students to completion. He has run several EU projects on advanced manufacturing and has supervised student exchange programmes with several countries across Europe. He currently supervises 2 PhD students in the area of Manufacturing and Production Efficiency. He has worked with companies
throughout the region including BMW, Oxford Instruments, Cobham and Instron. He has published some 70 journal and conference papers and contributed to several books. Dr Coole has been involved in and contributed significantly to Research and Knowledge Transfer in the field of Rapid prototyping, design, and systems development.