Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering

August 8, 2012
by Jessica Adams

Professor Peter Cawley FREng, FRS, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has accepted appointment as Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering with effect from 1 October 2012. He will succeed Professor Tony Kinloch FREng, FRS who retires after 28 years of service to Imperial and becomes a Senior Research Investigator.

Professor Cawley joined the College in 1981 as a Lecturer and after a series of promotions was appointed Professor in 1996. He has served as Deputy Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering since October 2007. Professor Cawley’s research focuses on non-destructive evaluation (NDE), with the aim to solve problems in industrial inspection and monitoring, particularly through the application of sonic and ultrasonic techniques. He is a director of two spin-out companies that commercialise work from his research group and holds a Diploma with Distinction in Teaching and Course Development in Higher Education from the Institute of Education. Professor Cawley was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2006 and a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2010.

 

 

 

One Response to “Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering”

  1. Zul says:

    Congratulations!

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