Current and recently completed appointments

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

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

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

Professor Matthew Angling 
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of BirminghamSpace 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 EdinburghFire and structures

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

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

Professor Brian Connolly
EDF Energy/Royal Academy of Engineering Senior Research Fellow
University of ManchesterCorrosion Performance of Energy Systems

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

Professor Jonathan Cooper
Airbus/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of BristolIntegrated design of advanced novel wing architectures

Professor Andrew Davison
Dyson/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
Imperial College LondonEfficient Vision for Robotics

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

Professor Steve Dixon
Elster/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of WarwickIndustrial ultrasonic

Professor Hongbiao Dong
TWI Ltd/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of LeicesterInnovative Metal Processing

Professor Fionn Dunne FREng 
Rolls-Royce/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair 
Imperial College LondonIntegrative mechanistic design

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

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

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

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

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

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

Professor Matthew Hall
British Geological Survey/Royal Academy of Engineering Research ChairUniversity of NottinghamRock-fluid interactions in carbon capture, storage and alternative hydrocarbons

Professor Eileen Harkin-Jones FREng                                                                 
Bombardier/Royal Academy of Engineering Research ChairUniversity of UlsterStructural materials       

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

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

Professor Lorenzo Iannucci
Dstl/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
Imperial College LondonMultiscale composite armour design

Professor Xiangqian (Jane) Jiang FREng
Renishaw/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of HuddersfieldPrecision Metrology

Professor Nikil Kapur
GSK/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of LeedsPharmaceutical processing

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

Professor Jianguo Lin FREng
TATA Steel/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
Imperial College LondonMultidisciplinary studies of hot stamping

Professor Omar Matar
Petronas/Royal Academy of Engineering Research ChairImperial College LondonMultiphase Fluid Dynamics

Professor Bruno Merk 
National Nuclear Laboratory/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of LiverpoolComputational Modelling for Nuclear Engineering

Professor John Miles FREngArup/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair University of CambridgeEnergy transitions

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

Professor Stephen Muggleton FREng
Syngenta/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
Imperial College LondonApplications of automated theory-formation using meta-interpretive machine learning

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

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

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

Professor Chris Pearce
EDF Energy Nuclear Generation/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of GlasgowComputational Mechanics for Nuclear Power Engineering

Professor Stephen Roberts FREng
MAN Group Plc/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair University of OxfordMachine Learning at Industrial & Commercial Scale

Professor Mary Ryan FREng
Shell/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
Imperial College LondonInterfacial nanoscience for engineering systems

Professor Vladimiro Sassone
Roke/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of SouthamptonCyber Security

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

Professor Sven Schroeder                                                                                
Royal Academy of Engineering Bragg Centenary Research Chair
Leeds UniversityEngineering Applications of Synchrontron Science

Professor Tom Scott
AWE/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of BristolActinide Metallurgy

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

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

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

Professor Iain Todd
GKN Aerospace/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of SheffieldAdditive manufacture and advanced structural metallics

Professor Andrew Tyas
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
University of SheffieldProtection engineering against high explosive blast

Professor Phillip Webb
Airbus/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair
Cranfield UniversityAero-structures design

Professor Jennifer Whyte
Laing O’Rourke/RAEng Research Chair
Imperial College LondonSystems Integration

Dr Sophie Williams
DePuy Synthes/Royal Academy of Engineering Senior Research FellowshipUniversity of LeedsHip Replacement Technology

Professor Michalis Zervas
SPI Lasers/Royal Academy of Engineering Research ChairUniversity of SouthamptonAdvanced Fibre Laser Technologies for Future Manufacturing

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