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Dr Therese Lawlor-Wright (BE (Industrial), MSc, PhD, FIMechE, CEng, MAPM, FHEA) - personal details

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Dr Therese Lawlor-Wright

Role: Visitor

Tel: 0161 275-4411

Location: Pariser Building-E15
School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering
The University of Manchester
M13 9PL




Therese Lawlor-Wright is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer who joined the University of Manchester as a lecturer in 2008. She holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from the National University of Ireland in Galway and an MSc in Advanced Manufacturing and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Manchester.

Therese has worked in industry as a project manager and knowledge management consultant, completing successful projects with ICL, BT and local manufacturing engineering companies. She previously led a research team at the University of Salford in the area of knowledge-based design and supervised PhD and knowledge transfer projects in manufacturing engineering. She also worked as a research fellow in the Health and Care Infrastructure Research and Innovation Centre at the University of Salford, focusing on knowledge and performance management.

With experience in diverse sectors, Therese's research interests are in the management of complex projects - particularly in performance improvement in multidisciplinary and multicultural environments. She is a member of the Association for Project Management and the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.