Imperial College London

ProfessorPeterChilds

Faculty of EngineeringDyson School of Design Engineering

Head of the School of Design Engineering
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 7049p.childs Website CV

 
 
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Location

 

Studio 1, 10 Princes Gardens10-12 Prince's GardensSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Awards

  • ICED17 Best Paper Award. Baxter, W., Aurisicchio, M., Mugge, R., and Childs, P.R.N. Positive and negative contamination in user interaction. ICED 2017., Design Society, 2017
  • IEEE Invention and Entrepreneurship in Robotics and Automation Award, Winner 2015, QBot., IEEE, 2015
  • Design2014 outstanding paper award, Design2014, 2014
  • 1999 International Gas Turbine Institute, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (IGTI-ASME), John P. Davis Award for exceptional contribution to the literature of gas turbine technology, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1999
  • 2009 ASME Best Paper Award, ASME Turbo Expo Cycle Innovations Committee. Paper: 2009-GT-59492 Producing hydrogen and power using chemical looping combustion and water-gas shift, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2010

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • FIMecE, Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1999

Commercial Spinoffs

  • Q-Bot Ltd, Director (Founder) and Chief Scientific Officer (CSO), Q-Bot is bringing robotic servicesto the building, engineering andinfrastructure industries: enhancing existing capabilities, creating new services, and opening up enormous new markets. Q-Bot’s robots are compact, powerful and capable of operating in hazardous environments. These intelligent tools can remotely carry out operations that would otherwise be impractical and cost prohibitive for humans to do so., 2012