EDT Environmental Development Technology Ltd

About EDT Ltd

The Consultants
Peter Davies
Tal Golesworthy
Teresa Moskwa-Golesworthy
Peter Schofield
Patryk Swoboda
Warren Thornton
Warren Thornton's CV
Steven Wilkins


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Warren Thornton's CV


Warren has proven mechanical design experience in areas including:

  • conceptual design and analysis
  • detailed modelling and simulation
  • solid modelling and CAD
  • creating detailed drawings for manufacture
  • machine assembly and commissioning
  • instrumentation and testing.


  • PhD, Imperial College London: 2000– 2006
    Primary Research Interest: Small Turbomachinery
  • B.S., University of California, Berkeley: 1999 – 2000
    Major: Mechanical Engineering GPA: 3.578


  • Self Employed Design Engineer, Steel Rhino Technologies: July 2008 – Present  
  • Mechanical Design Engineer, deltaDOT Ltd: 2007 – May 2008
  • Engineering Manager, HydroVenturi Ltd.: 2005 – 2007
  • Research Assistant, Imperial College London: 2000 – 2005


Turbomachine design and testing

  • Design and analysis of bearing systems, lubrication, sealing, shaft dynamics, aerodynamics and drives
  • Assembly, commissioning, instrumentation and testing of machines

General design and analysis

  • Finite element modelling
  • 2D schematics and sketches
  • 3D modelling of components and production of manufacturing drawings

Software proficiencies

  • Matlab
  • Python
  • AutoCAD
  • ProEngineer
  • SolidWorks
  • Alibre Design
  • CFX
  • LabView
  • LaTeX
  • Optalix
  • MS Office


  • HPCE instrument prototype (design, CAD, assembly)
  • Small Scale Hydropower Plant Research (operation, instrumentation, redesign/retrofit) 
  • Turbine for Renewable Energy Project (design, CAD, assembly, commissioning, instrumentation)
  • Experimental Multistage Turbocompressor (design, CAD, assembly, commissioning)
  • Aortic Modelling for Medical Implant (CAD, coding of bespoke modelling program)
  • Compressor/Turbine Test Rig for the National Technical University of Athens (design, CAD, assembly, commissioning).
Environmental Development Technology Ltd, Theocsbury House, 18-20 Barton Street, Tewkesbury,  Gloucestershire,  United Kingdom,  GL20 5PP