Professor Robin Clark
Dean of WMG, University of Warwick , CEng FIMechE CMgr FCMI
Professor Robin Clark is Dean and Managing Director of WMG, and was appointed to this position in October 2020 having been at WMG since 2017. Robin first came to WMG as Associate Director of Postgraduate Programmes and then became Director of Education in 2019.
WMG is the largest department of the University of Warwick (77th in the THE World University Rankings) with a turnover of over £110m per year, with 850 staff, 3000+ students and 250 PhD students.
Over Robin’s career, he has worked in both academia and industry. Prior to joining WMG, Robin spent 14 years at Aston University as Associate Dean for Learning and Teaching (School of Engineering and Applied Science). During his time at Aston, he became a National Teaching Fellow and founded the UK and Ireland Engineering Education Research Network.
Prior to academia, Robin spent 14 years working in industry, as a Mechanical Engineer and Engineering Manager. He worked at Rolls Royce & Associates and British Rail. He also worked for Sperry Rail, an American rail inspection company, where he was based in Connecticut for eight years, becoming Vice President for Engineering and R&D.
Robin publishes regularly on the subject of engineering education and is regarded as a leading researcher in the field.