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24 July 2013

60 new Fellows elected to the Academy for 2013

The Royal Academy of Engineering is delighted to announce the election of 60 new Fellows at the AGM on Monday 22 July 2013. They include some of the UK's most accomplished engineers from academia and business; five new International Fellows and one Honorary Fellow.

Sir John Parker GBE FREng, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering, said:

"We warmly welcome our new Fellows to the Academy. With their expertise, knowledge and vision we will continue to strengthen our ambition of providing authoritative, impartial, and expert engineering advice to government and to develop the Academy's growing impact and influence on a global stage."

The full list of Fellows elected is as follows:

Honorary Fellow

General Sir Peter WALL GCB CBE HonFREng
Chief of the General Staff, British Army

Fellows

Professor Bashir AL-HASHIMI FREng
ARM Professor of Computer Engineering and Associate Dean (Research), University of Southampton

Dr Steve ALLPRESS FREng
Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Modem Software, Nvidia Corporation

Dr Douglas ANDERSON OBE FREng FRSE
Founder and Vice President of Global Advocacy, Optos plc, Founder and Chairman of Crombie Anderson Associates Ltd and Non-Executive Director, Michelson Diagnostics Ltd

Professor Adisa AZAPAGIC FREng
Professor of Sustainable Chemical Engineering, School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, The University of Manchester

Air Marshal Simon BOLLOM CB FREng
Chief Engineer, Royal Air Force, Chief of Materiel (Air), Defence Equipment and Support

Eur Ing Samir BRIKHO FREng
Chief Executive, AMEC plc

Professor Muffy CALDER OBE FREng
Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland and Professor of Computer Science, University of Glasgow

Naomi CLIMER FREng
President of Sony Media Cloud Services and Deputy President, IET

Garrett COPELAND FREng
Managing Director, Operations, British Airways

Janice CRAWFORD FREng
Director, Engineering, Procurement, Construction and ICT (EPCI) at Foster Wheeler Energy Limited

Professor Zhanfeng CUI FREng
Donald Pollock Professor of Chemical Engineering, Oxford University, and Professorial Fellow of Hartford College, Oxford

Professor Paul CURTIS FREng
Senior Fellow, Ministry of Defence

David EYTON FREng
Group Head of Technology, BP plc

James FAIRBAIRN OBE FREng
Executive Director, Howden Compressors Division

Dr Richard GREAVES FREng
Group Chief Technology Officer, Meggitt plc and Member of the Board of Directors, SAE International

Carolyn GRIFFITHS FREng
Chief Inspector and Head of the UK Rail Accident Investigation Branch

Professor Robin GRIMES FREng
Chief Scientific Adviser to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Professor Christopher HALL FRSE FREng
Professor Emeritus and Senior Professorial Fellow, School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh

Peter HANSFORD FREng
Chief Construction Adviser to the UK Government

Eur Ing Christopher HENDY FREng
Technical Director and Head of Bridge Design and Technology, Atkins plc

Professor Ian HUNTER FREng
Radio Design/Royal Academy of Engineering Professor of Microwave Signal Processing, School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University of Leeds

Professor Tim IBELL FREng
Head of the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, Faculty of Engineering and Design, University of Bath

Dr Cliff JONES FREng
Chief Technology Officer, ZBD Displays Limited

Robert (Bob) JOYCE FREng
Group Engineering Director and Chief Technology Officer, Jaguar Land Rover

Martin KNIGHTS FREng
Global Head of Tunnelling and Earth Engineering and Sciences, Halcrow Group Limited

Professor Lin LI FREng
Professor, Director of Research, and Deputy Head, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, The University of Manchester

Professor Jianguo LIN FREng
Professor in the Mechanics of Materials, Head of Mechanics of Materials Division, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London

Professor Jeffrey MAGEE FREng
Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Professor of Computing, Imperial College London

Howard MATHERS CBE FREng
Technical Director (Submarines), Babcock International Group

Andrew MCNAUGHTON FREng
Chief Executive, Balfour Beatty plc

Professor Marcus NEWBOROUGH FREng
Development Director, ITM Power plc

Dr Patrick O'BRIEN FREng
Chief Executive, ITF (Industry Technology Facilitator)

Professor Washington OCHIENG FREng
Head of Transport Section and Chair in Positioning and Navigation Systems, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London

Professor Raffaella OCONE FRSE FREng
Professor of Chemical Engineering, School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Heriot-Watt University

Professor Gareth PENDER FREng FRSE
Professor of Environmental Engineering and Head of School of the Built Environment, Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh

Professor John PETHICA FRS FREng
Chief Scientific Adviser, National Physical Laboratory, and Physical Sciences Secretary, Royal Society

Professor Stratos PISTIKOPOULOS FREng
Professor of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London

Sir Vivian RAMSEY FREng
High Court Judge Queen's Bench Division, Technology and Construction Court

Dr Andrew RICKMAN OBE FREng
Founder and Chairman of the Rockley Group

Dr Toby ROBERTS FREng
Managing Director, WJ Groundwater Ltd

David ROOKE MBE FREng
Director of Flood and Coastal Risk Management, Environment Agency

Professor Dragan SAVIĆ FREng
Professor of Hydroinformatics and Head of Engineering, University of Exeter

Dr Andrew SHIELDS FREng
Assistant Managing Director, Toshiba Research Europe

Andrew SINCLAIR FREng
Managing Director, Biopharm Services

Professor Raymond SNIDLE FREng
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, Cardiff University

Professor Kenichi SOGA FREng
Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Cambridge

Professor Molly STEVENS FREng
Professor of Biomedical Materials and Regenerative Medicine and Research Director for Biomedical Material Sciences, Department of Materials and Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College London

Paul Taylor FREng
Director General, Technology, UK Government Department

Dr Anthony TRAPP FREng
Managing Director of OSBIT Power

Marcus VILAÇA FREng
Chief Scientist and Vice President for Technology Strategy, Inmarsat plc

Dr Nicholas WALTHAM FREng
Head of Imaging Systems Division, RAL Space, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

Dr David WATSON FREng
Director, IBM Emerging Technology

Andrew WOLSTENHOLME OBE FREng
Chief Executive Officer, CrossRail

Dr Richard WYLDE FREng
Owner and Managing Director, Thomas Keating Ltd

International Fellows

Khalid AL-FALIH FREng
President and Chief Executive Officer, Saudi Aramco

Professor Hans-Jörg BULLINGER FREng
Senator, Fraunhofer Society of Applied Research

Ursula BURNS FREng
Chairman and CEO, Xerox Corporation

Carlos GHOSN KBE FREng
Chairman and CEO, Nissan and Renault

Professor Patrick PRENDERGAST FREng
Provost, Trinity College, University of Dublin

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Notes for editors

  1. Biographies of the new Fellows are available at raeng.org.uk

  2. Founded in 1976, The Royal Academy of Engineering promotes the engineering and technological welfare of the country. Our fellowship - comprising the UK's most eminent engineers - provides the leadership and expertise for our activities, which focus on the relationships between engineering, technology, and the quality of life. As a national academy, we provide independent and impartial advice to Government; work to secure the next generation of engineers; and provide a voice for Britain's engineering community.

For more information please contact:

Iffat Memon at The Royal Academy of Engineering
Tel. 020 7766 0653; email: Iffat Memon

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