Department of Mathematics

Professor David van Dyk has accepted the appointment as Head of the Department of Mathematics with effect from 1 October 2017, for a period of 5 years.

Professor van Dyk joined the College in 2011 as a Chair in Statistics in the Department of Mathematics. He previously held a Chair in the Department of Statistics at the University of California.

Professor van Dyk’s research focuses on Astrostatistics and Bayesian Methods and Computation. He was made a Fellow of the American Statistical Association in 2006, a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics in 2010 and was awarded a Wolfson Merit Award by the Royal Society in 2011.

John Neilson
College Secretary & Registrar

Heads of Department, Faculty of Engineering

DEPARTMENT OF BIOENGINEERING

Professor Anthony Bull, FREng, has accepted an extension to his appointment as Head of the Department of Bioengineering, in the Faculty of Engineering, until 31 July 2022.

Professor Bull is Professor of Musculoskeletal Mechanics and has been Head of the Department since 1 August 2012. His research is focused on the basic mechanics of joints, including the tissues of joints and the mechanics of joints within the whole musculoskeletal system, and the application of this knowledge and technologies developed to the diagnosis and treatment of trauma and other pathologies.

He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2013.

DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Professor Peter Cawley, FREng FRS, has accepted an extension to his appointment as Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, in the Faculty of Engineering, until 30 September 2019.

Professor Cawley is Professor of Mechanical Engineering and has been Head of the Department since 1 October 2012. His main research interests are in non-destructive evaluation, with the aim of solving problems in industrial inspection and monitoring, particularly through the application of sonic and ultrasonic techniques.

He was elected Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2006 and a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2010.
John Neilson
College Secretary & Registrar

Dean of Business School

Professor Francisco Veloso has accepted appointment as Dean of the Business School from 1 August 2017.

In this role Professor Veloso will be responsible for providing the highest level of strategic and operational leadership, promoting the School’s profile internationally and fostering excellence in research and education.

Professor Veloso joins Imperial from the Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, Portugal’s top business school, where he has served as Dean since 2012.

Professor Veloso’s research focuses on how firms and regions develop and leverage scientific and technological capabilities for economic growth. He obtained his PhD in Technology Management and Policy from MIT in 2001. Professor Veloso retains an adjunct appointment at Carnegie Mellon University, USA, where he was a tenured Full Professor earlier in his career.

 

John Neilson
College Secretary & Registrar