Simon holds Masters degrees in both Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics & Robotics, and joined ORI in 2016.  A member of the Hardware Team, he has designed and built many of the modifications and robots used by ORI, including Space, Nuclear and large-scale projects such as Hulk. Simon specialises in mechanical design aspects but enjoys branching away into manufacture and fabrication, electrical and electronics design, field testing and coding. He is also interested in Biomechatronics.