Jamie graduated from the University of Glamorgan with a 1st class (Hon’s) in Electronic and Communications engineering. During this time he specialised in embedded systems development and after graduation, spent a number of months as an embedded systems consultant developing hardware and software for an RFID reader before being offered an EPSRC funded Ph.D.
He undertook his Ph.D. in the Finite Element modelling of ultrasonically induced cavitation events, with particular reference to industrially viable cleaning applications. During this time, Jamie produced a number of academic conference and journal papers, as well as some less formal publications, explaining the science of cavitation to a wider audience. He completed his Ph.D. in 2007.
After completing his research work, Jamie took a break from academia, serving as Director of Studies in a foreign language school in northern China for 18 months before returning to the UK and working in industry developing SAP R3 software applications, supervising operations and developing continuous improvement projects for improved environmental performance. Since joining Cardiff universities GRC based project, ‘Seren’, Jamie has been involved in researching into ground source heat applications and development of tools to assist industry. He has also developed software packages to assist Welsh SMEs to implement Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and Equality and Diversity (E&D) plans.
Jamie is the engagement coordinator for the Seren group and is keen to hear from any SMEs who feel they could benefit from Seren’s activities. He also works closely with the 3rd Sector in Wales and has successfully transferred EMS/E&D to a number of social enterprises.
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