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University of Bradford Professor joins Fellow distinguished engineers

Published: Mon 21 Sept 2015
University of Bradford Professor joins Fellow distinguished engineers

A University of Bradford professor has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Professor Robert Parkin, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Research and Knowledge Transfer, is one of 50 new Fellows, representing the cream of the UK engineering profession, including technologists from world-leading engineering companies and distinguished academics from renowned research institutions.

The new Fellows join around 1500 others at the Academy, with new members elected annually to join the Fellowship in recognition of their outstanding contributions to engineering.

Professor Parkin said: “Being nominated by my peers and elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Academy of Engineering is a singular honour and a source of great pride.  I look forward to engaging with other Fellows working towards promoting engineering at the heart of society.”

Professor Dame Ann Dowling DBE FREng FRS, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering, said: “The commitment and energy of our Fellows is the lifeblood of our Academy. Our new Fellows join us today as the country’s most innovative and creative minds from both academia and industry. We look forward to working with them, learning from their successes and drawing on their considerable expertise.”

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