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Professor David Anderson - Elected as Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Professor David Anderson, founding Chair of the School of Engineering (1998 – 2003), has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in recognition of his work on European codes of practice for composite steel-concrete structures.

During his tenure as Chair of the Department David used his position to great effect by positively influencing professional attitudes to engineering degree courses. His guidelines have been approved for use in more than 20 European countries and will be replacing national standards in the next few years.