Professor Rebecca Lingwood FREng
Provost and Professor of Fluid Dynamics, Brunel University London and Affiliated Professor of Hydrodynamic Stability, KTH, Sweden
Rebecca Lingwood is internationally recognised as a leading authority in laminar-turbulent transition of complex fluid flows, discovering instabilities that can be controlled to manipulate transitions to benefit many industrial applications. She is a transformational academic leader having held positions at Oxford, Cambridge, Queen Mary and now as Provost of Brunel University London , responsible for inspiring and training over 150,000 students.
She has an outstanding reputation for working extensively in partnership with industry and other stakeholders creating paradigm shifts to support both graduate success irrespective of social background and public engagement in science and engineering. She is truly inspirational to engineering students from disadvantaged backgrounds.