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Dr. Jim Lawlor

Title:

Lecturer

School/ Department:

Engineering - Engineering Technology

Telephone:

+353 0 51302090

Room Name/ Num:

C13 1969 - Main Building

Campus:

Main Campus

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My Biography

Lecture and research in the Waterford Institute of Technology. Part of the Advanced Manufacturing Technology (AMT) research group. Researching technological innovation and the translation of technological innovations into successful products in the marketplace.

Research

Performing innovation; Lean applied to the facility layout problem; Legal leverage in new technology industries; Microfluidics.

Teaching

Engineering systems approach, operations and enterprise resource management, advanced manufacturing technology, innovation, strategy. 

BSc (Hons) inManufacturing Engineering Programme Leader 2021-current.

B.Eng. (Hons) in Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering Programme Leader from 2000-2014.

Professional

Lean production and continuous process improvement. Manufacturing, maintenance and machining. Quality, production and inventory control. Light to heavy industry; one-off items through batch production to chemicals processing. Glass bottle production and packaging through transport temperature control.