Professor Rebecca Lunn MBE FREng FRSE

Professor and Head of Centre for Ground Engineering and Energy Geosciences, BAM Nuttall/RAEng Research Chair in Biomineral Technologies for Ground Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Strathclyde

Professor Becky Lunn is Head of the Centre for Ground Engineering and Energy Geosciences at the University of Strathclyde. She is an experienced government advisor, including a six-year membership of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management. She chaired the Royal Society of Edinburgh Working Group on ‘Scotland’s Future Gas Options’ and is a member of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council’s Science Advisory Team for Engineering.

She was awarded the Geological Society’s Aberconway Medal in 2011 for her research with the nuclear industry. In 2015, the Saltire Society named her one of 10 inaugural ‘Outstanding Women of Scotland’ for her outstanding research contribution and her support of women in STEM.