Peter is an Education Focused (EF) Senior Lecturer and Academic Governance Coordinator with UNSW Chemical Engineering. He has been teaching postgraduate and undergraduate engineering students for more than 10 years and has a key focus on developing his students’ capacity in design, enquiry, and professional skills. Peter was the first EF academic in the School of Chemical Engineering and is a Faculty of Engineering EF Champion and PVCESE EF Fellow. In these roles, his goals are Developing Capacity among students and teachers to engage in effective learning together; Developing Communities to share experience, identify best practice and promote learning; and Developing Curricula that provide engaging learning opportunities and prepare students for the future.
Prior to his current role, Peter received a BE(Hons) and PhD from UNSW, worked on Dairy Australia and CO2CRC research projects, and was Deputy Head of School (External Relations) in the School of Petroleum Engineering.