Deputy Vice-Chancellor receives engineering accolade

The University’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Edmund Burke has today been made a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

The Royal Academy said:

Professor Edmund Burke has demonstrated excellence in high-impact, internationally leading research into decision support methodologies for complex environments. His work lies at the interface of operational research and computer science. His research in this field has shaped the international research agenda and has bridged the gap between scientific achievement and industrial practice. The economic impact can be illustrated by the fact that his research has been successfully implemented in commercial systems across a variety of different application areas.

Professor Burke said:

“I’m delighted to receive this recognition from the Royal Academy of Engineering. It’s an honour and a privilege to join this distinguished community.”

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