Mechanical Engineering and a Diploma in Industrial Studies. During his studies, he spent one year at the Danish Technical University as part of the Erasmus exchange programme. He remained at Birmingham to complete a PhD in Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, funded by EPSRC and GE Sensing.
In 2003, he joined GE Sensing, progressing to the role of Senior Design Engineer. Peter left GE Sensing to take up a Lectureship in Manufacturing and Metrology at The University of Nottingham in 2007, and then in 2010 he joined Loughborough University as a Senior Lecturer in Metrology and Automation.
Peter holds an EPSRC Fellowship in Manufacturing and is currently a member of the Intelligent Automation Centre at Loughborough University, where he leads the Robust Intelligent Metrology research activity.