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        ORS President Edmund Burke Nominated As RAEng Fellow

        Fifty-three leading engineers from the UK and around the world have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering in recognition of their outstanding and continuing contributions to the profession. They join an Academy on a mission to use the power of engineering to build a sustainable society and create an inclusive economy that works for everyone.

        All the new Fellows will be formally admitted to Fellowship at the Academy’s online AGM on Tuesday 22 September, and they will add their expertise to a Fellowship of almost 1,600 eminent engineers from both industry and academia.

        Sir Jim McDonald FREng FRSE, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering, says: “As the UK’s National Academy for engineering and technology, we bring together an unrivalled community of leading business people and industrialists, entrepreneurs, innovators and academics from every part of engineering and technology.

        “The new Fellows who join us today are among the most talented and successful engineers working in the field today, leaders in areas from transport and our essential data infrastructure to lifesaving developments in medical research. We look forward to working with them and benefiting from their ideas and insight as we strive to inform public debate and provide workable solutions to our shared national and global challenges.”

        The complete list of Fellows elected in 2020 is as follows:


        Dr Rajapillai Ahilan,?Group Chief Executive Officer, LOC Group

        Professor Philip Blythe,?Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for Transport; Professor of Intelligent Transport Systems, Newcastle University

        Philip Bond,?Professor of Creativity and Innovation, University of Manchester

        Billy Boyle,?Co-founder and Director, Owlstone Medical

        Dr Julie Bregulla,?Director, Fire and Building Technology Group, Building Research Establishment

        Andrew Bud,?Founder and CEO, iProov Limited

        Professor Edmund Burke,?Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Leicester

        Professor James Busfield,?Professor of Materials and Director of Industrial Engagement, Queen Mary University of London

        Professor Jon Carrotte,?Rolls-Royce/RAEng Professor of Aerothermal Technology, Loughborough University

        Dawn Childs,?UK Change Director, National Grid

        Craig Clark MBE,?Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, AAC Clyde Space

        Paul Clarke CBE,?Chief Technology Officer, Ocado Ltd

        Professor Trevor Cross,?VP Innovation, Space and Quantum, Teledyne e2v

        Professor Yulong Ding,?Founding J. Chamberlain Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Birmingham

        Professor William Drury,?Independent Consultant

        David Edwards,?Operational Excellence Manager, Thames Water

        Richard Elsy CBE,?CEO, High Value Manufacturing Catapult

        Professor Leroy Gardner,?Professor of Structural Engineering, Imperial College London

        Professor Philippa Gardner,?Professor of Theoretical Computer Science, Imperial College London

        Professor Deborah Greaves OBE,?Head of School of Engineering, Mathematics and Computing, and Professor of Ocean Engineering, University of Plymouth

        Professor Joseph Hajnal,?Professor of Imaging Science, King’s College London

        Professor Yang Hao,?Professor in Antennas and Electromagnetics, Queen Mary University of London

        Professor Mark Harman,?Engineering Manager, Facebook

        Richard Hopkins,?IBM Distinguished Engineer and President, the IBM Academy of Technology, IBM

        Professor Kirill Horoshenkov,?Professor of Acoustics, University of Sheffield

        Dr Bryn Hughes,?Head of Science and Engineering Profession, and Senior Technical Fellow, Dstl

        Professor Naeem Hussain,?Director, Arup Fellow: Global Bridge Design Leader, Arup

        Air Marshall Richard Knighton CB,?Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff (Military Capability), Ministry of Defence

        Professor David Larbalestier,?Chief Materials Scientist, National High Magnetic Field Lab & Francis Eppes Professor, Florida State University (USA)

        Professor Peter Lee,?Professor of Materials Science, University College London

        Professor Kai Hong Luo,?Chair of Energy Systems, University College London

        Professor Stuart Lyon,?AkzoNobel Chair in Corrosion Control, University of Manchester

        Professor Cav Sandro Macchietto,?Professor of Process Systems Engineering, Imperial College London

        Professor Omar Matar,?RAEng/PETRONAS Research Chair in Multiphase Fluid Dynamics, Imperial College London

        Professor Charles Wang-Wai Ng,?CLP Holdings Professor of Sustainability, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Hong Kong Special Administrative Region)

        Tony O'Brien,?Global Practice Leader, Geotechnics, Mott Macdonald

        Professor Eann Patterson,?A.A. Griffith Chair of Structural Materials and Mechanics, The University of Liverpool

        Colin Paynter,?Managing Director, Airbus Defence and Space UK

        Professor John Robertson FRS,?Director of Research, University of Cambridge

        Professor Esther Rodriguez-Villegas,?Professor of Low Power Electronics and Director of the Wearable Technologies Lab &?Imperial College London

        Dr Lucy Rogers,?Director, Makertorium Ltd; VP of Creativity and Communication, Brunel University

        Dr Antony Rowstron,?Deputy Lab Director and Distinguished Engineer, Microsoft Research

        Dr Norman Smith,?Chief Executive Officer, Vision RT Ltd

        Professor Richard Stone,?Professor of Engineering Science, University of Oxford

        Professor Tong Sun MBE,?Professor of Sensor Engineering, City University London

        Professor Rahim Tafazolli,?Regius Professor of Electronic Engineering & Founder/Director of 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC), University of Surrey

        Dr Alison Vincent,?Non-Executive Director: Synectics Plc, Telesoft Ltd, Connected Places Catapult, uMotif, Cybertonica, Arqit

        Roger Wells,?Head of Technology (Industrial Turbomachinery) & Innovation Manager (Power Generation) &?Siemens UK

        Dr Charles Woodburn,?Group Chief Executive Officer, BAE Systems plc

        Professor Yong Yan,?Professor of Electronic Instrumentation and Director of Innovation, School of Engineering and Digital Arts, University of Kent

        International Fellows

        Professor Pan Hui (Finland),?Nokia Chair in Data Science, University of Helsinki; Director of HKUST-DT Systems and Media Lab, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

        Dr Asad Madni (USA),?Distinguished Adjunct Professor & Distinguished Scientist, UCLA

        Kunasingham Sittampalam (Malaysia),?Executive Vice Chairman, HSS Engineers Berhad