University of Bradford Jack Bradley
- Title: Senior Lecturer/Admissions Tutor
- Email: J.R.Bradley@Bradford.ac.uk
- Extension: 4545
- Room No. Chesham B2.12
- Qualifications: BEng Hons BSc MIMechE CEng Sheffield
Jack R Bradley BEng Hons BSc MIMechE CEng
Visiting Professor Yola University
An experienced Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy employed within an internationally acclaimed higher education institution department. Extensive experience of managing eco projects for schools in the UK and Europe. A keen interest in embedding sustainable development issues in the undergraduate teaching programme across all engineering disciplines . Currently employed as a Senior Lecturer on the accredited undergraduate programme; with teaching responsibilities on the following modules: Manufacturing Systems, Product Design and Innovation, Professional Skills and An Introduction to Design and Manufacture. Strong leadership and team building skills, with extensive technical knowledge in both traditional and high technology engineering environments. A diplomatic manner with the ability to solve problems in a methodical way. Good communication skills at all levels with a proven track record of working with industry, schools, colleges, universities and other regional agencies. External moderator for DEI collage Thessaloniki and Educational Advisor for the Technical and Vocational Education Council Brunei Darussalam
Additional teaching duties covering energy conversion, CHP and material and manufacture
University of Bradford Jack Bradley, Achievements
Reporting directly to the Dean of the School on matters relating to marketing, recruitment and admissions. Management of the recruitment and marketing team.
Managing externally funded projects including two projects dealing with bio fuels, sponsored by the Royal Academy of Engineering. This project necessitates the production of small batches of Biodiesel which is then donated to local charities; this project is used mainly as a tool for recruitment, PR and to raise issues surrounding the environment and how engineering engages with it. Toured throughout the UK and the EU countries, giving lectures outlining the issues surrounding the use of bio fuels as an alternative to mineral diesel, coal and other non-renewable fuels. Committed to exploring and exploiting sustainable energy production in order to combat anthropological climate change and the problems of peak oil production.
Successful track record in securing external funding and in developing projects to promote science and engineering in schools. One such project has been voted runner up for best engineering project in the National Science & Engineering Week 2009. Student recruitment at undergraduate level, is increasing year on year, providing the School with a consistent yearly income stream Played a major part in establishing new overseas markets, in particular in the EU, but also working extensively in the Middle East and Southern Africa.
Published work on innovative eco projects for schools and colleges, and embedding sustainable development into the curriculum. I have also delivered “train the teacher days”; full day training events sponsored by Partners in Innovation seeking to introduce school teachers to environmental issues. Lecture tour (Feb 09) of the Baltic states reaching over 1000 students on the subject of “Grow your own Fuel”; exploring bio fuels as an alternative to diesel., as well as encouraging students to come to Bradford to study. Promoting bio fuels and sustainable development has aroused considerable media interest and have been interviewed on TV and radio and I have been quoted in the press on several occasions as a result, acting as an ambassador for the School of Engineering,. Design and Technology.