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mechanical engineer

David John Hopper, British mechanical engineer. Achievements include first to use industrial robotics in nuclear remote handling; research in application of machine vision into the food industry; development of advanced teleoperation systems for remote handling and bomb disposal.

Background

Hopper, David John was born on April 29, 1964 in Dagenham, England.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with honors, Salford University, England, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy in Aircraft Control, Salford University, England, 1990.

Career

Technical director RTS Flexible Systems Ltd., Irlam, England, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include first to use industrial robotics in nuclear remote handling. Research in application of machine vision into the food industry. Development of advanced teleoperation systems for remote handling and bomb disposal.

Membership

Industrial course adviser Manchester University, England, 2005—2007. Elder Elmwood Church, Salford, England, 2000—2007. Member of Institute Engineering and Technology, Institute Mechanical Engineers.

Connections

Married Angela Joyce Hills, July 12, 1986. Children: Joshua David, Thomas Nathaniel.

spouse:
Angela Joyce Hills

child:
Joshua David Hopper

child:
Thomas Nathaniel Hopper