Bristol engineer appointed Fellow of Royal Academy
24 September 2015
Professor Michael Wisnom from the Department of Aerospace Engineering has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in recognition of his outstanding contribution to engineering.
Professor Wisnom is Professor of Aerospace Structures, Director of the Advanced Composites Centre for Innovation and Science (ACCIS), and Director of the Rolls-Royce Composites UTC. He joins the ranks of 50 newly elected Fellows who represent the cream of the UK engineering profession, including technologists from world-leading engineering companies and distinguished academics from renowned research institutions.
Professor Dame Ann Dowling DBE FREng FRS, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering, said: “The commitment and energy of our Fellows is the lifeblood of our Academy. Our new Fellows join us today as the country’s most innovative and creative minds from both academia and industry. We look forward to working with them, learning from their successes and drawing on their considerable expertise as we continue our work to promote engineering at the heart of society.”