Visiting Professors Conference 2019 (by invitation only)

The subject of this year’s Visiting Professors Conference is Innovation & Education – Educating Tomorrows Engineers for Success in the Digital Age.

Date and time: Evening of Tuesday 26 November and Wednesday 27 November 2019

Location: Aston Conference Centre, Birmingham - For more info and to register please click here.

Note: if you are not part of the Visiting Professors scheme, but you would like to attend the Conference, please contact Stylli Charalampous.


Annual Visiting Professors Induction 18 June 2019

The following are the speakers’ presentations from the induction:

Visiting Professors: Welcome and overview (136.98 KB)

David Scott FREng, Hon AIA, FRSE - Chair of Visiting Professors Management Group, Structural Director, Laing O'Rourke


Visiting Professors Management Group (219.60 KB)

Visiting Professors: Accreditation (1.64 MB)

Professor (John) Kel Fidler FREng, Hon FIET - Professor Emeritus and formerly Vice-Chancellor, University of Northumbria


The UK engineering skills landscape (3.42 MB)

Dr Rhys Morgan, Director of Engineering and Education, Royal Academy of Engineering


Presentation: the Rough Guide to being an Academy Visiting Professor (351.57 KB)

Stylli Charalampous, Senior Programme Manager for Further and Higher Education, Royal Academy of Engineering


What it means to be a Visiting Professor: Aston University, VP (568.81 KB)

Dawn Bonfield MBE, Visiting Professor 


What it means to be a Visiting Professor: UCL, AC (801.34 KB)

Professor Alberto Striolo – Academic Champion


What it means to be a Visiting Professor: Brunel University, AC, VP and student (949.66 KB)

Dr Evina Katsou, Academic Champion

Gordon Findlay, Visiting Professor

Maria Kouyoumijan, ex-student