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Professor Lynn Gladden named Executive Chair of Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

last modified May 09, 2018 10:35 AM

Professor Lynn Gladden CBE, FRS, FREng has been selected to be the next Executive Chair of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), as announced on 3 May 2018, by Science Minister Sam Gyimah. She will take up the role in October. Professor Gladden is currently Shell Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Cambridge and Co-Director at Energy@Cambridge. She is internationally recognised for her work on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) methods which have benefited a wide array of industrial processes and contributed to a range of products and process technologies across multiple sectors. 

EPSRC is the UK’s main funder for research across the engineering and physical sciences. It supports excellent, long-term research and high-quality postgraduate training, in order to contribute to the economic competitiveness of the UK. Sir Mark Walport, UKRI CEO, said: “Professor Lynn Gladden is a world-leading chemical engineer. Her ground-breaking work in academia coupled with her strong collaborations with industry makes her the ideal candidate to lead EPSRC and ensure the wider success of UK Research and Innovation. 


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