Imperial College London
Professional Lead in Engineering Design

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Peter Childs is the Professorial Lead in Engineering Design at Imperial College London. His general interests include: creativity tools; design; fluid flow; sustainable energy.

He was formerly the director of InQbate, the HEFCE funded Centre of Excellence in Creativity and director of the Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre for Aero-Thermal Systems at the University of Sussex.

He is the joint course director for the Innovation Design Engineering degree with the Royal College of Art, the Design Engineering Group Director, CTO of QBot Ltd an Imperial Innovations spin-out, Design Lead for the Manufacturing Futures Lab and a member of the educational executive for the Climate Knowledge Innovation Centre.