Royal Academy of Engineering fellowship

5th September 2017

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Wadham Fellow Ursula Martin has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

One of 50 new Fellows announced by the Academy today, Tuesday 5 September, Professor Martin CBE FRSE, Senior Research Fellow in Computer Science at Wadham, is recognised for creating and introducing new practical techniques for the use of computational logic and algebra in industry.

She has successfully overseen the transformation of a major Faculty of Science and Engineering and is an active proponent and mentor for the role of women in engineering.

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.”

As the UK’s national academy for engineering, the Royal Academy of Engineering brings together successful and talented engineers to promote excellence in engineering. Providing analysis and policy support to promote UK business, the Royal Academy leads on engineering education and invests in the UK’s world-class research base to underpin innovation.