Current and recently completed appointments

Professor Guglielmo Aglietti
Surrey Satellite Technology (EADS)/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of Surrey
Space engineering

Professor Robert Akid
BP/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of Manchester
Corrosion and materials

Professor John Andrews
Network Rail/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of Nottingham
Infrastructure asset management

Professor Matthew Angling 
Dstl/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of Birmingham
Space environment and radio frequency engineering

Professor Ashraf Ayoub
Pell Frischmann/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
City University
Nuclear infrastructure energy

Professor Luke Bisby
Ove Arup Foundation/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of Edinburgh
Fire and Structures

Professor Richard Butler
GKN Aerospace /Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of Bath
Composites manufacturing

Professor Jon Carrotte
Rolls Royce/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of Loughborough
Experimental studies of next generation gas-turbine combustion system aerothermal processes

Professor Jonathan Cooper
Airbus/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of Bristol
Integrated Design of Advanced Novel Wing Architectures

Professor George Constantinides
Imagination Technologies/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
Imperial College London
Energy-efficient high-performance embedded processing in an uncertain world

Professor Yulong Ding
Highview Power/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of Birmingham
Cryogenic energy storage

Professor Daniel Esser
Selex ES/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
Heriot-Watt University
Laser devices and engineering

Professor Steve Evans
RiverSimple/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of Cambridge
Industrial sustainability

Professor Brian Falzon
Bombardier/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
Queens University Belfast
Advanced aerospace composites

Professor Chris Gerada
Cummins Generator Technologies/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of Nottingham
Electrical machine technology

Professor Alistair Gibb
ECI/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
Loughborough University
Management of complex projects

Professor Kenneth Grattan FREng
George Daniels Trust/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
City University
Next generation optical and fibre optic instrumentation

Professor Hugh Griffiths FREng
Thales UK/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University College London
Intelligent radar systems

Professor Susan Grimes
SITA/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
Imperial College London
Environmental waste management

Dr Matthew Hall
British Geological Survey/Royal Academy of Engineering Senior Research Fellowship     
University of Nottingham

Rock-fluid interactions in carbon capture, storage and alternative hydrocarbons

Professor Eileen Harkin-Jones FREng                                                                 
Bombardier/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair                                   
University of Ulster

Structural materials       

Professor Ian Hunter
Radio Design Limited/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
Leeds University
Microwave signal processing

Professor Neil Hyatt
National Nuclear Laboratory/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of Sheffield
Radioactive waste management

Professor Lorenzo Iannucci
Dstl/Royal Academy of Engineering Senior Research Fellowship
Imperial College London
Multiscale composite armour design

Professor Alan Kemp
Fraunhofer UK/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of Strathclyde
Advanced laser engineering

Professor John Miles
Arup/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair University of Cambridge
Energy transitions

Professor James Moore
Bagrit Trust/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
Imperial College London
Medical devices

Professor Stephen Muggleton
Syngenta/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
Imperial College London
Applications of Automated Theory-Formation using Meta-Interpretive Machine Learning

Professor Andrew Neely
IBM/BAE Systems/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair University of Cambridge
Complex engineering systems

Dr Stephen Neethling
Rio Tinto/Royal Academy of Engineering Senior Research Fellowship
Imperial College London
Heap and in-situ leaching

Professor Kamran Nikbin
Existing Nuclear/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
Imperial College London
Structural integrity assessment

professor mc schraefel
Microsoft Research/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of Southampton
Supporting work in progress for innovation and discovery

Professor Sven Schroeder                                                                                
Infineum/Diamond Light Source/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair

Leeds University
Advances in structural and chemical analysis of engineering materials and systems using the diamond synchrotron facility

Professor Sridhar Seetharaman
TATA Steel/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
Warwick University
Low carbon technologies

Professor Spencer Sherwin
McLaren Racing/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
Imperial College London
Transient flow simulation for advanced race and road cars

Professor David Smith
Rolls-Royce/British Energy/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of Bristol
Structural performance of energy systems

Dr Graham Spinardi
Ove Arup Foundation/Royal Academy of Engineering Senior Research Fellowship
University of Edinburgh
Integrating technical and social aspects of fire safety engineering

Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu
Siemens/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of Sheffield
High efficiency and power density wind power generator systems with increased reliability and lower cost

Professor Anton Ziolkowski
PGS Geophysical/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of Edinburgh
Petroleum geoscience