Staff profile

Dr Patrick Barber


Course Director

Patrick Barber

Subject

Civil Engineering and Construction Management, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

College

College of Science and Engineering

Department

School of Built and Natural Environment

Campus

Markeaton Street, Derby Campus

Email

p.r.barber@derby.ac.uk

About

I am the Course Director for the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Built Environment. I am responsible for curriculum development, student experience, and employability.

Teaching responsibilities

Programme Leader for:-

I teach in the areas of engineering management and manufacturing engineering. I also teach elements of the motorsport courses.

Professional interests

I am interested in improving manufacturing productivity and ways of increasing the profitability of SMEs through innovative engineering management methods allowing companies to develop new products and to compete in complex international markets.

Research interests

My research interests are in the areas of engineering management in terms of life cycle costing models and investigating how the product development process can be improved for SMEs.

Membership of professional bodies

Qualifications

Recent conferences