Dr. Steven Hancock

Basic

Owner, Co Founder, InCA Technology

Bern, Switzerland

Skills

Innovation
engineering
management
consulting
manufacturing
software design
analysis
business case
cost analysis
virtual prototyping
CAE
simulation
communication
composites
structures
product design
product development
software development - XHTML
php
mysql
javascript
Ajax
C++
OpenGL
Python

Timeline

Professional experience for Steven Hancock

  • Current 7 years and 2 months, since Sep 2014

    Co Founder

    InCA Technology

  • Current 15 years and 1 month, since Oct 2006

    Founder / Developer

    Interactive Prototyping

    Founder and owner of the venture for development and marketing of novel software aimed at bridging the gap between design and manufacture. Developer of highly interactive software for analysing the formability of fabric materials during product design and for generation of unambiguous manufacturing instructions.

  • 4 years and 11 months, Oct 2009 - Aug 2014

    Market Analyst

    TiRus International

    TiRus International SA is a wholly owned subsidiary of the VSMPO-AVISMA Corporation. VSMPO-AVISMA is the largest integrated producer of titanium alloys worldwide and delivers products and services to a wide range of industry segments including aerospace, medical, energy, architectural and consumer goods.

  • 1 year, Jan 2008 - Dec 2008

    Founding team member

    EELCEE SA

    Founding team member of the EPFL start-up company, developing and marketing applications of composite materials for the high volume automotive and consumer goods industries. Lead business developer involved in contract negotiation, project management and concept development for applications and implementation strategy for novel proprietary technology.

  • 1 year and 11 months, Feb 2007 - Dec 2008

    Scientific Collaborator

    Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

    Scientific Collaborator at the Laboratory of Polymer Composite Technology involved in technical cost and business case analysis of high volume fibre reinforced composite materials technologies. Lead analyst on a variety of consulting projects, developing evaluation methods to assess the business case viability of new composites materials and manufacturing processes.

  • 4 years and 10 months, Jan 2003 - Oct 2007

    Research Associate

    University of Bristol, UK

    Research associate in composite materials manufacturing for aerospace structures. Lead researcher developing automation technologies for labour minimisation in aerospace manufacturing. Doctoral researcher investigating the producibility of composite materials and developing virtual prototyping software to aid communication between design and manufacture in a commercial supply chain environment.

  • 1 year and 11 months, Jan 2001 - Nov 2002

    Associate Engineer

    ASCH Consulting Engineers, Cape Town, SA

    Associate engineer responsible for structural analysis and design, financial and team workload management, training and implementation of strategy and procedures for a team of ten persons. Lead concept designer, analyst and on-site supervisor for feature architectural roof structures including long span steel structures, laminated timbre structures, a multi-story concrete building and numerous other construction projects.

  • 2 years, Jan 1999 - Dec 2000

    Associate Engineer

    Alan Baxter & Associates, Consulting Engineers, London, UK

    Associate engineer responsible for consulting and structural appraisal of historical buildings and design of new-build structures within the context of London's historical buildings - St Paul's Cathedral, Parliamentry Buildings Westminster, Tower of London etc. Project engineer involved in design of novel renovation concepts including project management and presentation in training seminars and lectures.

Educational background for Steven Hancock

  • 2003 - 2006

    Aerospace Engineering

    University of Bristol

    Composite materials manufacturing and analysis Virtual prototyping Manufacturing simulation Computer aided engineering

  • 1995 - 1998

    Civil / Structural Engineering

    University of Cape Town

Languages

  • English

    First language

  • French

    Basic

Interests

Innovation management
new technologies
high-tech
green-tech
consulting
venture capital
engineering
analysis
manufacturing
software
information technology
web applications
business development
risk management

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