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Professor Robert Maxwell McMeeking FREng NAE FASME FAAM MAAAS

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Professor of Materials, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA and Sixth Century Professor of Engineering Materials, University of Aberdeen

Robert Maxwell McMeeking is renowned for research leadership in computational mechanics of materials for aerospace and ship structures. He was a key pioneer in the fusion of materials and mechanics in both education and research at UCSB, California and has evolved ideas to create materials concepts for aero-turbines, anti-blast panels, fuel injectors, heart valves and breast implants. He is a consultant for medical devices manufacturers and other companies on mechanical stress, fatigue life, fracture and ferroelectric devices.


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