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WMG PhD candidate elected to IMechE Council of Members

Siddartha KhastgirOne of our PhD candidate’s, Siddartha Khastgir has been elected to the respected IMechE Council of Members. The Council guides and advises the Trustee Board on strategy, membership and other key issues for IMechE.

Siddartha says: “I am pleased and honoured to be elected to the IMechE Council. I would like to thank the Institution and all its members worldwide for the faith and responsibility they have bestowed upon me.

“I am looking forward to working with the rest of the Council members and the Trustee board, and contributing towards the future of our Institution and engineering as a profession.”

Newly elected Siddartha will sit on the Council for a three year period. He holds a number of other key positions at IMechE too, as Chair of the IMechE International Young Member Committee, and as a member of the International Strategy Board of IMechE.

In April he also received the prestigious ITS UK national award for Young Professional of the Year in the field of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS).

Siddartha sits within the Intelligent Vehicles team working under the supervision of Professor Paul Jennings on ‘Developing a Communication Simulation Platform for Drive-in Vehicle Simulations.’

Wed 07 Jun 2017, 16:27 | Tags: Intelligent Vehicles Research Degrees