John Watton

Professor John Watton began his career in industry working on the design of heat exchangers. He later entered University College Cardiff to study mechanical engineering. On completion of his PhD in fluidic control in 1969 he returned to industry as a Senior Systems Engineer working on the electrohydraulic control of guided pipe laying vehicles with Hudswell Badger Ltd, Leeds, UK. Following a period as a Senior Lecturer in Systems Engineering and Control at Huddersfield Polytechnic, he joined...See more