Nicholas Pickett

Nicholas Pickett MPhil, BEng (Hons)

Subject Group Leader for Mechanical, Materials and Design


I teach advanced engineering part and assembly modelling in CAD, detailed product performance analysis using FEA and technologies to rapidly bring new products to market. I am a champion for Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and actively support local engineering companies solve and develop solutions to challenging engineering problems.

Teaching Area

Mechanical Design

Research interests

Digital Prototyping, FEA and Mechanical Engineering Education


Department of Engineering and Mathematics

College of Business, Technology and Engineering

I am currently supervising a PhD research student in the field of metal cutting in order to reduce and eliminate high shear stresses. I am also jointly supervising a Knowledge Transfer Partnership Associate in the area of compact flange design and optimisation.


Wilson Benesch, Evenort and Siemens UK

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