Skip to navigation | Skip to main content | Skip to footer
Menu Search the University of Manchester siteSearch
Search type

Alternatively, use our A–Z index

Dr Moray Kidd (BEng(Hons) DMS EngD FHEA CEng FIMechE) - personal details

Contact details

Dr Moray Kidd

Role: Senior Lecturer, Associate Director for the BP Engineering Management Programme, Director for Business Engagement (Professional Development and Consultancy)

Tel: 0161 306-3724

Location: Pariser Building-E23
School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering
The University of Manchester
M13 9PL




Dr Kidd has a wealth of experience gained working in various professional mechanical engineering roles for companies including ABB, GE and BAE Systems. His special interests include Reliability Engineering, Mechanical Design and Project Management. In his role as Deputy Director, Dr Kidd managed the BP Engineering Management for the past ten years for the University of Manchester.

Dr Kidd has been awarded Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in recognition of his significant responsibility and contribution. Dr Kidd is an active BSI committee member for TC251 providing expert input to the development of the ISO55000 (asset management standard). His Doctoral Research focused on Automotive Reliability with special emphasis on Expert Systems for Condition Based Maintenance.

Dr Kidd has supervised over two hundred UG/PG dissertations and ten PhD projects to successful completion (many of these students were based in industry working on real application challenges).

In his current Senior Lectureship post at the University of Manchester, Dr Kidd teaches Reliability Engineering, Mechanical Design and Project Management. He is actively involved in Research, Consultancy and CPD in all these subject areas. Dr Kidd is the Unit Leader for Risk, Reliability and Maintainability on the Professional Development MSc Programme on Asset Management.