EPSRC Executive Chair recognised in New Year's Honours

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Professor Lynn Gladden, Executive Chair of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), has been appointed a Dame for services to academic and industrial research in chemical engineering.

Professor Gladden, Shell Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Cambridge, has been appointed a Dame having ‘transformed research in her own discipline and created new ways for academics and industrialists in all fields to work together’.

Named as one of the Top 50 Influential Women in Engineering in 2016, she was appointed as Executive Chair of EPSRC in 2018 and is a fellow of the Royal Society, of the Royal Academy of Engineering, and a foreign member of the USA National Academy of Engineering.

A number of members of the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) community, including two Executive Chairs, have been recognised in the New Year Honours. Read more on the UKRI website.