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WMG Senior Teaching Fellow appointed as Fellow of IMechE

Dr Antony AllenWe are proud to announce that one of our Senior Teaching Fellows, Dr Antony Allen, has been made a Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineering (IMechE).

The IMechE is the leading professional engineering body, with divisions dedicated to the specific industries including automotive, aerospace and defence. Its vision is to improve the world by developing and promoting engineering, informing opinion and encouraging innovation.

Fellowship is the highest level of recognition and is awarded to professional engineers who are leaders in their field, working with significant responsibility.

Antony explains: “In 2014 I became a Member of the IMechE and a professional engineer Chartered through the Engineering Council. Since then I have moved from a predominantly technical role in industry onto industry focussed teaching in higher education.

“I’ve led the launch of WMG’s new MSc in Sustainable Automotive Engineering and been responsible for introducing a suite of hybrid and electric vehicle MSc modules on the Technical Accreditation Scheme (TAS) for Jaguar Land Rover.”

“Since joining WMG I’ve built my case for IMechE fellowship through a structured approach to my professional development in support of the leadership roles I now undertake.”

He adds: “It is a great honour to become a Fellow of the IMechE and I am very proud to receive this recognition both as a professional engineer and an engineering educator.”

“I share the IMechE’s vision, commit to its professional standards, and will play a leading role in the development of both the technology and the engineering community to create sustainable solutions to our 21st century engineering challenges.”

Fri 07 July 2017, 12:01 | Tags: Education Public engagement Homepage Article 4