EPSRC congratulates scientists and engineers recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours list

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Photo of Professor Jane Jiang in laboratory

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) congratulates the associated scientists and engineers who have been honoured in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours list.

Professor Jane Jiang, Director of the UK EPSRC Future Advanced Metrology Hub at the University of Huddersfield, has been made a Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for services to engineering and manufacturing.

Dame Jane said: I am very humbled to receive such an honour. I would like to express my deepest thanks to all my colleagues, friends and research students throughout the years. Without their support, it would not have been possible.

Professor Serena Best, Professor of Materials Science at the University of Cambridge, has been appointed Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) for services to biomaterials engineering.

Professor Polly Arnold, Crum Brown Chair of Chemistry at the University of Edinburgh, has been appointed Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to chemistry and women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).

Professor William Buchanan, Professor of Computing and Director of the Centre for Networking, Security and Distributed Systems at Edinburgh Napier University, has been appointed an OBE for services to cybersecurity.

Professor Alison Etheridge, Professor of Probability at the Mathematical Institute and Department of Statistics, University of Oxford, has been appointed OBE for services to science.

Professor Tom Welton, Dean of the Faculty of Natural Sciences at Imperial College London, has been appointed OBE for services to diversity and education.

Professor Rebecca Lunn, Professor of Engineering Geosciences and Head of Civil Engineering at the University of Strathclyde, has been appointed Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Professor Lunn is a member of EPSRC's Strategic Advisory Team.