Paul was awarded his PhD by The University of Birmingham in 1989 for studies
on permanent magnetic materials. He remained at Birmingham as a Research
Fellow and Lecturer working in the fields of fracture mechanics and
refractory ceramics. In 1996 Paul joined the Company Research and
Development Foundry (CRDF) within Rolls-Royce as the refractory ceramic
specialist and became Manager of the CRDF from 2000 to 2001. In 2002 Paul
moved to Derby to take up the role as Casting Specialist for Rolls-Royce and
this has led to the role of Rolls-Royce Associate Engineering Fellow in
Casting Technology in 2005.
Castings Division Board Chairman
Paul is responsible for the technical definition of the casting process and
directs Rolls-Royce casting research.
Paul is Chair of the Cast Metals Federation, the trade body for the UK
Paul Withey can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org