Dr David C Wynn

Biography

  • MEng Engineering and Computing Science, University of Oxford
  • PhD Engineering, University of Cambridge
  • Chartered Member, Engineering New Zealand

After completing his PhD, David became a Senior Research Associate at the Cambridge Engineering Design Centre. While in Cambridge he was also a Fellow and Director of Studies in Engineering at Homerton College. David then moved to Canada where he worked at Bombardier Aerospace in the Product Development Engineering group, and where he was affiliated to the Department of Mechanical Engineering at McGill University.

David is now a Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Auckland, where he leads the Design and Development Research Group.

Research | Current

  • Design and development
  • Engineering change
  • Design processes and their coordination

I have broad interest in the above areas, especially in developing insights, models and computer tools with an ultimate aim to support practice. For more information on my interests please refer to my list of publications here.

OPPORTUNITIES TO RESEARCH TOWARDS A PhD

We are currently recruiting potential PhD students to join the Design and Development Research Group. Specific research projects on offer are listed here: https://www.findathesis.auckland.ac.nz/#/supervisor/d-wynn.

Candidates who wish to study for a PhD are encouraged to apply for these projects via the link above. I may also consider supervising other projects in my areas of interest. Funding may be available for PhD applicants having excellent academic records.

Teaching | Current

  • MECHENG 235 - Design and Manufacturing I
  • MECHENG 334 - Engineering Design III
  • MECHENG 731 - Engineering Design IV
  • ENGGEN 705 - Engineering Product Development

 

  • Faculty of Engineering Teaching Development Award (2018)

Committees/Professional groups/Services

  • Editorial Board. Journal of Engineering Design.
  • Editorial Review Board. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management.

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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Contact details

Primary office location

ENGINEERING BLOCK 1 - Bldg 401
20 SYMONDS ST
AUCKLAND CENTRAL
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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