Dr Pete Osborne is the Senior Technical Fellow at the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre where he plays a leading role in developing the AMRC’s technology strategy. The AMRC was set up more than 18 years ago to transform industrial and economic performance by making step changes in productivity, increasing competitiveness, developing new products and processes and training new talent and skills. Pete has worked at the AMRC for more than 14 years working on a wide range of industrially focused research programmes for companies such as the Boeing Company, Rolls-Royce and Siemens Gamesa and in 2013 won a BAE Chairman’s Bronze award for work developing a 3D tool wear measurement approach which enabled them to make multi-million pound savings on the tooling for the F35 programme.  He is a Chartered Engineer with the Institute of Mechanical Engineers and is one of the Co-Investigators of the AURA Centre for Doctoral Training in offshore Wind and the Environment.