Congratulations to the following Fellows of the Academy who have been recognised in the New Year Honours list:

Knights Bachelor – Knighthoods

John Alexander Armitt CBE – Chairman, Olympic Delivery Authority, for services to engineering and construction.

Michael David Bear – Lord Mayor, City of London 2010-2011, for services to regeneration, charity and the City of London.

Professor Christopher Maxwell Snowden – Vice-Chancellor, University of Surrey, for services to engineering and to Higher Education.

Order of the British Empire – Knight Commander of the British Empire – KBE

Jonathan Paul Ive – Senior Vice President, Apple Inc, USA, for services to design and enterprise.

Order of the British Empire – Commanders of the Order of the British Empire - CBE

Professor Alan Bundy – Professor of Automated Reasoning, University of Edinburgh, for services to computing science.

David Jonathan Flint – Chief Executive, Oxford Instruments, for services to business and science.

Professor Keith Ridgway OBE – Research Director, Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, for services to Manufacturing Research.

Professor Sarah Springman – Head of Institute of Geotechnical Engineering, ETH Zurich, for services to triathlon.

Professor Philip Sutton – formerly Director, Science and Technology Strategy, Ministry of Defence.

Professor Lionel Tarassenko – Director, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Oxford, for services to engineering.

Dr Andrew Oliver Tyler – formerly Chief Operating Officer, Defence Equipment and Support, Ministry of Defence.

Order of the British Empire - Members of the Order of the British Empire – MBE

Ms Faith Wainwright – Director, Arup, for services to the built environment and engineering professions.

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Notes for editors

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.

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