Dr Steve Wright

Steve Wright

Senior Research Fellow at the University of the West of England (UWE)

Steve joined UWE after 25 years as a software, electronics and systems engineer at Rolls-Royce, ST Microelectronics, and Airbus. During his career, he has contributed to aircraft including the Airbus A320, A330, A340, A380, A400M, A350, and Boeing 747, 757, 767, and 777.

He now lectures in Avionics and Aircraft Systems, and leads a team of students and researchers developing and demonstrating novel UAV (“drone”) airframes and systems for a variety of customers, public and commercial, civil and military.

He is a regular subject matter expert on UAVs, conventional aircraft, and future electric flight on television, radio, and online news channels.