Dr. Winston Lewis
SENIOR LECTURER AND HEAD OF DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL AND MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
ST. AUGUSTINE CAMPUS, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
Tel: (868) 662-2002 ext. 2171 • Email: Winston.Lewis@sta.uwi.edu
Dr. Winston G. Lewis is a Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at UWI, St. Augustine. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Master of Philosophy degree both in Mechanical Engineering from UWI and a Doctorate in Industrial/Metallurgical Engineering from the Technical University of Nova Scotia. He was the recipient of a national scholarship in Mathematics to pursue his undergraduate studies. Dr. Lewis has lectured in the areas of Manufacturing, Ergonomics and Facilities Design to both undergraduate and graduate students at UWI for over two decades. He was awarded the prestigious UWI/Guardian Life of the Caribbean Premium Teaching Award in 2004. Dr. Lewis has served as President of the Association of Professional Engineers of Trinidad and Tobago (APETT) (2003–2004). He was elevated to a Fellow of APETT in 2006. Dr. Lewis was a member of the Cabinet Appointed Steering Committee charged with the establishment of the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT). He is a member of the Steering Committee set up to establish National Health, Safety and Environmental Industrial Standards, and the Chairman of the committees for the establishment of Workplace Design Standards and Ergonomic Standards. Dr. Lewis is a recipient of the World Congress of Arts, Sciences and Communications Lifetime Achievement Award 2008.
Dr. Lewis conducts research and development work in the areas of Metallurgical & Industrial Engineering, Sheet Metal forming, Manufacture of the Steelpan Musical Instrument, Ergonomics and Workplace Design, Engineering Quality Management and Nanotechnology. This work has been published in leading international journals such as the Journal of Mechanical Working Technology; ASME Journal Engineering for Industry; Journal of Applied Ergonomics; Journal of Materials Processing Technology; Journal of Quality and Reliability Management; International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management; and the Journal of Materials and Manufacturing Processes. Dr. Lewis has authored 71 academic papers with 36 being journal papers and 35 being conference papers.