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Dr Claire Lucas


2019 IET Young Women Engineer of the Year WES Award Winner

Dr Claire Lucas is an Associate Professor at the University of Warwick and a Fellow of the IMechE. Previously, she was a mathematical modelling specialist at Jaguar Land Rover carrying out modelling capability improvement projects and multi-physics modelling for attribute interactions. As Director of Studies for Systems and Information Engineering, Claire is responsible for all teaching activity including curriculum, accreditation and student experience and delivers teaching on model-based systems engineering, active systems for vehicle dynamics and systems engineering principles. Claire works closely with educators and industry to apply a consistent methodology for curriculum design with incorporates and validates a range of stakeholder needs. Please see my Teaching Philosphy Statement below.

Claire won the 2019 IET Young Women Engineer of the Year Women's Engineering Society Award for her work in Engineering Education. She is passionate about developing curriculum which attracts female students to Engineering through incorporation of non-technical system issues alongside traditional technological challenges. As part of the Education Research Group Claire conducts pedagogic research on group work assessment, systems thinking and evaluation of teaching quality.

Claire has received external funding in the area of intelligent suspension design and automotive systems modelling. In 2019, Claire was awarded an industrial secondment fellowship as a visiting research fellow at Jaguar Land Rover modelling physiological responses of drivers and passengers. Outside of Warwick Claire is a QAA subject specialist reviewer for Engineering, an academic accreditor for the IET and a senior fellow of the HEA as well as the board secretary of the UK and Ireland Engineering Education Research Network.

Teaching Philosophy Statement

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School of Engineering
University of Warwick

Room: A319
Phone: +44 (0)24 765 23133
Fax: +44 (0)24 76 418922