Prof. Dr. Graeme BRITTON

Professor Dr. Graeme Britton is a New Zealand national with 40 years of experience working in public and private universities in Finland, Malaysia, New Zealand and Singapore. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (hons), a PhD and a higher doctorate, the Doctor of Engineering, from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (UK).

Prof. Britton is an expert in conducting applied research in industry, including company-specific projects, national projects, and international collaborative research projects. His research has focused on the design of management and computer-aided systems for engineering companies using systems methodologies and General Graph Theoretic Methods. He has published 100 refereed papers in top journals and international conferences, 8 book chapters and 2 books. He has consulted to companies in Australia, Finland, New Zealand and Singapore in the areas of quality assurance, design and manufacturing. He won the Walsh Memorial Award in 1970 and was twice a member of educational teams to win the prestigious CASA/SME Award (Singapore in 1992 and Finland in 2002).

Professor Britton has been responsible for setting up Raffles University and positioning it as a university-of-the-future. He is an executive member of the Vice Chancellor’s Committee for Private Universities (Malaysia).