Deputy Director Elected to Royal Academy of Engineering
FEMM Hub Deputy Director has been honoured with one of the most prestigious awards in engineering. Professor Ash Tiwari has been elected to the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Fellowship in recognition of his outstanding contribution to engineering.
The Academy is one of the world’s leading engineering institutions. It brings together some of the best engineering researchers, innovators, entrepreneurs, business and industry leaders through its Fellowship, which elects new Fellows each year by peer-review in recognition of their outstanding and continuing contributions to the profession.
Four of the University of Sheffield academics who have been elected to the Royal Academy of Engineering's Fellowship with the University of Sheffield's Vice-Chancellor (end left) and Vice-President for Engineering (end right) with Professor Ash Tiwari (3rd from right).
Professor Koen Lamberts, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sheffield, said: “ Engineering has always been a significant part of the University of Sheffield's identity, and our academics are known around the world for their engineering research and expertise. I am delighted that the Academy has recognised the outstanding dedication, hard work and skills of our engineers, and the positive impact their research has on society.”
Information on our Deputy Director:
Professor Ashutosh Tiwari is internationally renowned for research in digital manufacturing and works in partnership with industry to develop new techniques and solutions for digitalisation, instrumentation, in-process monitoring and realtime simulation of skill-intensive manufacturing processes, such as wing manufacture and engine assembly. He holds a Royal Academy of Engineering / Airbus Research Chair in Digital Manufacturing, and has a strong track record of leading research and innovation projects across technology readiness levels. He serves on the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Strategic Advisory Team for Manufacturing and Circular Economy, is Deputy Director of the EPSRC Future Electrical Machines Manufacturing Hub, and Sheffield Lead of the Made Smarter Research Centre for Connected Factories. He is passionate about training people for manufacturing research.