Staff Profiles


Dr Shpend Gerguri

Senior Lecturer in Engineering Design

Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment

Shpend Gerguri

Shpend is a Senior Lecturer in Engineering Design and subject coordinator for BEng/MEng Automotive and Mechanical engineering fields. He has several years of experience in managing academic projects in the area of product design from conception to completion. Over the years Shpend has been responsible for Engineering Design themes in the fields of automotive, motorsport and mechanical engineering, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the School at Oxford Brookes University.

Shpend is experienced in managing consultancy and contract testing projects for various local and national companies through the Stress and Materials Testing group. Shpend has also served as an Academic Knowledge Base supervisor in two TSB funded Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) in the area of product design. One of the major projects Shpend has led is the Bamboo Bike Project that was funded by HEIF 5.

 His research interest are in the area of inventive problem solving, design of bicycles and ride comfort, applications for sustainable materials and their unique damping properties.