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March 04, 2020 Wednesday 05:33:30 PM IST

Prestigious Royal Society of Edinburgh fellowship for Sheffield Professor

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Professor Joan Cordiner, Director of External Engagement and Professor of Process Engineering in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (The RSE). The Fellowship recognises Professor Cordiner’s outstanding contribution to the field of process engineering research and inspiring and engaging others through external engagement. Professor Cordiner was one of 64 new fellows announced from across sciences, arts, education, business and public life. The prestigious Fellowship is in recognition of Professor Cordiner’s substantial contributions, in the field of process engineering and through her external engagement work, inspiring and engaging others in engineering.

The RSE, Scotland’s National Academy, today announced its full list of newly elected 2020 Fellows. These new Fellows comprise leading thinkers and experts from Scotland and around the world, whose work has a significant impact. The new intake of 64 fellows joins the current roll of around 1,600, representing the full range of physical and life sciences, arts, humanities, social sciences, education, professions, industry, business and public life.  Those who are nominated, and then invited to join, have undergone rigorous assessment of their achievements, professional standing and societal contribution. Fellows, who give of their time freely, play a fundamental role in enabling the RSE to deliver its mission ‘Knowledge Made Useful’, contributing to the cultural, economic and social well-being of Scotland and the wider world.

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