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Professor Ursula Martin named as one of 50 new fellows of the Royal Society of Engineering

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Professor Ursula Martin has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, in a stellar list that includes some of the world’s leading innovators and business people. Ursula is one of three female Oxford academics to be made a fellow this year.

The 50 new Fellows will be formally admitted to the Academy at its AGM in London today, in addition to two new International Fellows and one Honorary Fellow, who will add their expertise to the Fellowship of 1,500 world-leading engineers from both industry and academia.

Professor Dame Ann Dowling OM DBE FREng FRS, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering, said: “Since 130 engineers were first called together in 1976 to form the Fellowship of Engineering, our Fellows have come together to advance and promote excellence in engineering.  I’m so proud to welcome our new Fellows, who represent the very best of UK engineering. From technology giants to our universities’ finest minds, our new Fellows demonstrate how engineering is tackling some of the biggest challenges facing the world.  I look forward to working with them as we continue to make the UK a leading nation for engineering innovation and businesses.”

http://www.raeng.org.uk/about-us/the-fellowship/new-fellows-2017

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Ursula Martin
(Professor of Computer Science, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh)