BE (Hons), FIEAust, FRINA, CEng, GCULT, RPEQ
Experienced consulting engineer and teacher in the fields of naval architecture, composite materials and yacht design.
Professional Associations – CEng - Chartered Engineer (Engineering Council, UK). Fellow, The Royal Institution of Naval Architects. Fellow, Engineers Australia. RPEQ - Registered Professional Engineer, Queensland.
LinkedIn – www.linkedin.com/in/davidhlyons
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) – UNSW 1987
Grad. Cert. University Learning & Teaching
Other Professional Associations/Memberships
Legal/Technical Expert - Composite Materials and Naval Architecture
1987-1989 Unilever – manufacturing engineering
1989-1992 DIAB Australia – composite engineering
1992-1996 Full time consultancy – Director, Seaflyer Pty Ltd
1996-2004 DIAB Australia – composite engineering
2000 - 2020 Lecturer, School of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering, UNSW
2004–2011 EMP Composites (Nuplex Industries) – Founder, general manager
2011-2014 Full time consultancy – Director, Seaflyer Pty Ltd t/as Lyons Chartered Engineers
2020 - Naval Architecture program, UNSW Canberra at ADFA: developing and presenting the new Program in Naval Architecture.
National and international sailor – competed at the Admiral’s Cup (UK), Australian Champion Melges 24 class 2009, overall winner 1993 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race on my own design Micropay Cuckoo's Nest.
Recipient, Australian Sports Medal 2000 (Sailing).
Australian Sports Medal
Key member of academic team setting up the Naval Architecture program at UNSW Canberra at ADFA.
First intake of Level 3 undergraduate students in March 2022.
I specialise in the education (learning and teaching) of undergraduate engineering students in the field of naval architecture.