Master of Science in Advanced Manufacturing and Materials, University Hull, 1998. Doctor of Philosophy in Manufacturing Systems, De Montfort University, 2001.
Assistant engineer Kailong Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology Company, Beijing, 1995—1996. Junior research fellow De Montfort University, Leicester, England, 2000—2003. Lecturer School Engineering Durham University, England, since 2003.
Lecturer De Montfort University, Leicester, 1999—2002. Consultant BAZ Systems, Bristol, 1999.
Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Institution Mechanical Engineers, Higher Education Academy.