IET members among new Academy Fellows

25 July 2012
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The Royal Academy of Engineering announces 59 new Fellows, including 19 IET members

Elected at the Royal Academy of Engineering’s (RAEng) AGM on Monday 16 July 2012 the list of new Fellows includes some of the UK’s most accomplished engineers from academia and business, together with 19 IET members.

Three Honorary Fellows have been elected: Government Chief Scientific Adviser Sir John Beddington, Royal Society president Sir Paul Nurse and Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata HonFIET.

Sir John Parker GBE FREng, RAEng president, said: “We welcome our new Fellows – the collective expertise and vision of the best engineers is what drives our ambitious agenda and makes so many good things possible. We are making progress in our aim to encourage a broader-based Fellowship that is more representative of the society we serve. But we cannot afford to be complacent and are continually reviewing our membership strategy to see how we might strengthen it.”

The 19 IET members on the list of new Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering are listed as follows:

Honorary Fellow
Ratan Naval Tata HonFREng KBE, chairman, Tata Group.

David Braben FREng, chairman, Frontier Developments Ltd

(William) Tudor Brown FREng, formerly president, ARM Holdings Ltd

Dr Rob Buckingham FREng, co-founder and managing director, OCRobotics

Kenneth Walter Burrage FREng, chairman, Institution of Railway Signal Engineers Licensing Scheme

Professor David Cardwell FREng, professor of superconducting engineering and deputy head, department of engineering, University of Cambridge

Professor Jonathon Chambers FREng, professor of communications and signal processing and associate dean (enterprise), School of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering, Loughborough University

Professor Peter John Clarkson FREng, professor of engineering design, University of Cambridge, and director, Cambridge Engineering Design Centre

Professor Anthony Finkelstein FREng, dean, faculty of engineering sciences, University College London

Professor Xiangqian (Jane) Jiang FREng, director, EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Advanced Metrology, University of Huddersfield

Anthony Miles Kinghorn FREng, chief technical officer (RF), SELEX Galileo Ltd

Professor David Michael Lane FREng FRSE, director, Ocean Systems Laboratory, Heriot Watt University, and Director, SeeByte Inc.

Sir Kevin Leeson KCB CBE FREng, chief of materiel (air) defence equipment and support, RAF Board Member for Materiel, and Chief Engineer (RAF), Ministry of Defence

Professor Wayne Luk FREng, professor of computer engineering and head of computer systems research section, Imperial College London

Professor Allan Matthews FREng, professor of surface engineering, University of Sheffield

Professor Richard Vincent Penty FREng, professor of photonics, University of Cambridge

Dr Ian Pratt FREng, senior vice president for products, Bromium Inc

Dr Gareth Williams FREng, vice president engineering, Research and Technology, Airbus SAS, Toulouse

Professor Eric Morgan Yeatman FREng, professor of microengineering and deputy head, electrical and electronic engineering department, Imperial College London

Biographies of the new Fellows are available at www.raeng.org.uk/about/fellowship/newfellows.htm