Person imagePROF NICK L. RICH
  • British Standards Institute/ISO Technical Committee Member
  • Chief Industrial Engineer (2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games)
  • Toyota Motor Corporation of Japan Fellow
  • Shingo Prize Examiner

Research Topics

  • High performance and highly reliable (safety critical) organisational designs
    • Manufacturing and Healthcare process design and performance evaluation
  • Evaluation of systems designs and performance effectiveness
  • Evaluation of NHS systems and human factors
  • ISO standards and continuous improvement
  • Lean systems designs and Total Productive Maintenance (TPM).

Knowledge Transfer Activities

  • Evaluation of national government programmes with advice to Ministers in Wales, UK and internationally including Royal households in the Middle East.
  • Design and industrial engineering of bespoke products (medical devices).
  • Improvement costing and business case development for capital expenditure including transformational models of business (Industrie 4.0 and servitisation of manufactured products).
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