EPSRC - Visit of Professor Phillip Nelson CEO
Date: Wednesday 17th January 2018
Time: 11.00 - 12.00 (Booking Essential)
Venue: Open Session The Occulus OC.002.
The University of Warwick will be hosting a visit from Professor Philip Nelson CEO of the EPSRC.
Philip Nelson served from 2005-2013 as Pro Vice-Chancellor of the University of Southampton, with particular responsibility for Research and Enterprise. He previously served as Director of the University's Institute of Sound and Vibration Research and as Director of the Roll-Royce University Technology Centre in Gas Turbine Noise.
He holds the post of Professor of Acoustics and has personal research interests in the fields of acoustics, vibrations, signal processing, control systems and fluid dynamics. He is the author or co-author of 2 books, over 120 papers in refereed journals, 30 granted patents, and over 200 other technical publications.
Professor Nelson is a Fellow ofthe Royal Academy of Engineering, a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, a Fellow of the Institute of Acoustics, and a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America. He is the recipient of both the Tyndall and Rayleigh Medals of the Institute of Acoustics, and served as President of the International Commission for Acoustics from 2004-2007. He is also currently serving as the Chair of the Sub-Panel for General Engineering in REF 2014. Professor Nelson has had a long association with EPSRC, most recently serving as a member of the Council’s Strategic Advisory Network since 2010.
Professor Nelson took on the role of Chair of the RCUK Executive Group from October 2015.
As part of Professor Nelson’s visit, there will be an EPSRC Presentation to Engineering and Physical Sciences which all researchers will be welcome to attend. Booking is essential; if you would like to attend this session please book below:
Please book HERE. (Coffee will be available from 10.30).
Further information, please contact
Dr Leona Morton
Research Strategy and Development Manager (Sciences)