Peter Thew joined the staff of Charles Sturt University in 2018 after 20 years in industry, managing design and construction projects in UK, USA, Pakistan and Australia. Since finishing his degree with specialisation in hydraulics and water flow, Peter moved into structural engineering, designing multiple buildings and structures in steel and concrete. He also developed forensic engineering expertise, investigating numerous failures and problems in buildings and structures around the world, and managing maintenance and upgrades to several historic dams in NSW.
He brings hard won experience and practicality to supplement the theory of design and structures. In addition to the academic work, Peter manages the Charles Sturt University Consulting Engineers firm, providing specialist civil engineering services to the Central West and beyond