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ICRA 2023



Peter Childs

Peter Childs

Professorial Lead; Co-Director; Chairperson, Engineering Design; Energy Futures Lab, Imperial College London; BladeBUG Ltd, Q-Bot Ltd


Peter Childs FREng is the Professorial Lead in Engineering Design and was the founding Head of the Dyson School of Design Engineering at Imperial College London. His general interests include creativity, innovation, design; sustainable energy and robotics.

Prior to his current post at Imperial, he was director of the Rolls-Royce supported University Technology Centre for Aero-Thermal Systems, director of InQbate and professor at the University of Sussex.

He is the Editor of the Journal of Power and Energy, Professor of Excellence at MD-H, Berlin, Advisor Professor at Guangdong University of Technology, the Advisory Chair for the Leonardo Centre on Business for Society, and Director and Chairperson at BladeBUG Ltd and Founder Director and Chairperson at QBot Ltd.