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Mark Carne CEng.

Mark Carne CEng.

Group Leader, UK Atomic Weapons Enterprise
Mark Carne CEng MIET is a Group Leader in Applied Engineering for the UK Atomic Weapons Enterprise. He has close to 40 years experience in Manufacturing, Engineering Design and Technology. His most notable achievement is leading the introduction of a secure Additive Manufacturing capability on a highly regulated site, this is now recognised as the best of its kind, in the MOD’s estate. In his current role he leads a 140 strong group, that provides engineering design and analysis services. The group uses a variety of technologies including, but not limited to, Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), Additive Manufacturing and 3D Data Capture to enhance the work it delivers. Mark has been central to combining the use of VR and AR to accelerate the time to competence for critical skills in containment maintenance.  He has recently led a UK team in delivering a joint UK/US project to demonstrate the concurrent use of a VR environment to undertake a design review, with reviewers based 5000 miles apart. He is currently standing up a project to build a VR environment to develop the necessary skills to assemble and disassemble mission critical hardware.