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Jonathan Prince

Anthony Dawson

Design Engineer

BE Mech

FULL BIO

I enjoy engineering as it provides the opportunity to solve interesting problems and gain skills that are transferable across a wide range of industries and careers. To envision and manufacture something where there was once nothing is my favorite passtime.

  • Collaboration / team work
  • Communication
  • Innovative / creative thinking
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Listening
  • Team building
  • Training / coaching
  • Ideation
  • Concept development
  • Scoping
  • Design
  • Engineering calculations
  • Validation
  • Project engineering
  • Product development
  • Supplier selection
  • Inventor
  • Microsoft Office suite
  • ProEngineer
  • Automation
  • Composites
  • Marine
  • Plastics
  • Process solutions
  • Product Design
  • Production equipment
  • Robotics

Project Experience

LIFE TEST RIG

Development of accelerated life testing rig to simulate real world vibration and orbital loadings experienced by motor componentry.

MOTOR COMPONENTRY & ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS

Development of an injection molded snap on connector that met all relevant standards for China and Europe.

CARBON FIBRE TILLER

Olympic class laser yachting tiller, FEA designed to optimise geometry for maximum stiffness and minimal weight.

MOTOR POLE WINDING R&D

Identified an opportunity to improve sales margins through the analysis of existing processing technologies and development of an optimised processing technique.

CARBON FIBRE INLET MANIFOLD

Conceptualisation, prototyping and manufacture of composite manifold for the Toyota Racing series.