Engineering and Information Sciences


Peter Gibson

Current Positions:

Associate Professor - School of Mechanical, Materials and Mechatronics
Graduate Coordinator - Faculty of Engineering


Academic Appointment Record: Loughborough University, 1980-83 Research Associate, 1983-84 Technical Tutor, 1985-1987 Nottingham Trent University, Senior Lecturer, 1987-1990 UNSW, Lecturer in Industrial Engineering, 1990-94 UoW, Lecturer in Manufacturing, 1994-1995 Bond University, School of Business, Associate Professor in Operations and quality Management, 1995-1999 UNSW, Lecturer in Construction Management, 1999-2004, UoW Graduate School of Business (Head 2002-2003), 2004 to date UoW Faculty of Engineering, Associate Professor.
Previous Industry Appointments: Associated Engineering (Rolls Royce) Turbine Components Division (1973-76) Rank Taylor Hobson, Precision Measuring Instruments (1970-80)

Research Interests:

Aligning Engineering Management Education with Employer Needs
Achiving Strategic Objectives in Engineering Public Private Partnerships
Agency Modelling of Engineering Supply Chains
Quality Management in Engineering Organisations in Lybia
Sustainability by Dissassembly Sequence Generation of Engineered Products

Engineering Research Field and Publication Count: Engineering Management, Quality Management, Supply Chain Management. Design for disassembly and recycling, Strategic alliances in engineering activity.- 95 Publications; 34 International Referred Journals, 58 Referred International Conferences. One text book co-author - Manufacturing Systems Management.

Professional Activities:

Membership of Professional Bodies: Institution of Engineering and Technology, Chartered Engineer

Research Students

  • Peter Critchley : Development of a Sustainable Supply Chain Framework for Commercial Aviation - Does SCOR Stand the test of time?