Christopher Richard Whitley, British systems engineer, technologist. Achievements include development of electro-mechanical actuation for flight actuation (spoiler); patents for use of multiphase ATRUs to achieve power quality requirements; research in application of matrix converters to aircraft actuation; research in novel electrically powered hydraulic actuation. Grantee, Department Trade and Industry United Kingdom, since 2002.
Whitley, Christopher Richard was born on December 31, 1959 in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England. Son of George and Marie Louise Whitley.
Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering, University Wales Bangor, 1982.
Principal electronic system engineer Ultra Electronics Weapon Systems, Hednesford, England, 1985—1996. Principal engineer TRW Aerospace, Wolverhampton, 1996—2002. Chief technologist Smiths Aerospace, since 2002.
A6 technical standards committee Society of Automotive Engineers, since 2004.