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Professor Eann Patterson B.Eng., Ph.D., C.Eng., FREng., FIMechE., FSEM., PFHEA.

Dean of the School of Engineering and AA Griffith Chair of Structural Materials & Mechanics Mechanical, Materials & Aerospace Eng


Personal Statement

I have been in Liverpool since 2011 as the A.A. Griffith Chair of Structural Materials and Mechanics. I am also a Visiting Senior Fellow at the National Nuclear Laboratory and an Honorary Visiting Professor at National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan. I am a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and the Society for Experimental Mechanics.

Previously, I was in the Department of Mechanical Engineering (Chair, 2004-09) at Michigan State University, USA; and the Department of Mechanical Engineering (Head, 2001-04) at the University of Sheffield. I was a founding member and Director of the Composite Vehicle Research Centre at Michigan State University.

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Prizes or Honours

  • Hsue-Shen Tsien Professorship of Engineering Science (Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2014)
  • Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award (Royal Society, 2011)