Dr. Anthony Jones

School of Science, Engineering and Environment

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Contact Details

Newton Building Room UG9

Please email for an appointment.

Current positions

Senior Lecturer


I graduated from the University of Salford obtaining a first class honours degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1979 and my PhD in 1982. I then took up an appointment with the University of Salford in 1983 as a research assistant, and was appointed as a lecturer in 1984.

In 1988 I became a senior lecturer and was acting head of School in 2002. I am currently Director of Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering.

I have published widely in the field of Control Engineering with over 150 publications.

I have also been involved in Industrial collaboration with BAEs, BNFL, British Gas, British Steel, Airbus, MOD and Rolls Royce.

Areas of research

Autonomous Systems, Uninhabited Air Vehicles, Flight Control


  • Control Engineering
  • Flight Control
  • Automation
  • Robotics
  • C programming

Research Interests

  • Intelligent Control
  • Autonomous Control
  • Discrete Event Control
  • Embedded Systems

Qualifications and Memberships

  • BSc Mecanical Engineering, University of Salford, 1st Class Honours and top of the class.
  • PhD Electronics University of Salford, “Design of Multivariable Control Systems” 1983.