HMC Fellow appointed Head of Engineering
The Mathematics, Physical, and Life Sciences Division recently approved the appointment of Professor Ronald A Roy to be the next Head of the Department of Engineering Science, effective 1 September, 2019. He will be taking over for Prof. Lionel Tarassenko, who has successfully steered the Department for the past 5 years. Professor Roy is the current Mechanical Engineering Chair and a former Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department at Boston University. He joined the Department of Engineering Science in 2013. The Department is host to 5 research institutes and approximately 130 academics working on all aspects of engineering. The Department has seen substantial growth in recent years and the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Ranking table for engineering and technology subjects has Oxford listed #1 for the first time ever.