Her Majesty The Queen’s Birthday Honours list has this year recognised eight Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering for their services to engineering research, industry, technology, and wider society.

Congratulations to the following Fellows:

Knights Bachelor

Knighthood (KBE)

Professor Steven Cowley FREng FRS, President, Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford.
For services to Science and the Development of Nuclear Fusion.

Order of the Bath

Companions of the Order of the Bath (CB)

Professor John Loughhead OBE FREng, Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
For services to Research and Development in the Energy Sector.

Order of the British Empire

Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE)

Dr Frances Saunders CB FREng
For services to Science and Engineering

Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

Professor Bashir Al-Hashimi FREng, Professor of Computer Engineering, University of Southampton.
For services to Computer Engineering and Industry.

Naomi Wendy Climer FREng
For services to the Engineering Profession

David Eyton FREng, Group Head of Technology, BP plc.
For services to Engineering and Energy.

Officers of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

Professor Kenneth Grattan FREng, Royal Academy of Engineering, George Daniels Professor of Scientific Instrumentation and Dean, Graduate School, City University of London.
For services to Science.

Professor Laurence Williams FREng, Lately Chair, Committee on Radioactive Waste Management.
For services to Nuclear Safety and Radioactive Waste Management.

Notes to editors

  1. Royal Academy of Engineering. As the UK’s national academy for engineering, we bring together the most successful and talented engineers for a shared purpose: to advance and promote excellence in engineering. We provide analysis and policy support to promote the UK’s role as a great place to do business. We take a lead on engineering education and we invest in the UK’s world-class research base to underpin innovation. We work to improve public awareness and understanding of engineering. We are a national academy with a global outlook.

We have three strategic challenges:
- Make the UK the leading nation for engineering innovation
- Address the engineering skills crisis
- Position engineering at the heart of society

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