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Talk title: Enterprise by design

Talk abstract: Design can be viewed as the transformation of an existing to a preferred state. Ideas abound but it is their implementation that can make a difference. This presentation will explore research into processes of generation, transformation and implementation.

Biography: Professor Peter Childs FREng, FIMechE and Fellow of the ASME is the Professorial Lead in Engineering Design at the Dyson School of Design Engineering, Imperial College London and Chair at BladeBUG Ltd. His professional interests include creativity tools and innovation, design, heat transfer and rotating flow, sustainable energy and robotics. Former roles include director of the Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre for Aero-Thermal Systems, director of InQbate and professor at Sussex University, Founding Head of the Dyson School of Design Engineering at Imperial and Chair at Q-Bot Ltd. He has contributed to over 200 papers, and several books on engineering design, temperature and rotating flow.

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