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‘This is Engineering’ with Dr Hayaatun Sillem Event

Dr Hayaatun Sillem
1 November 2018
Building 32 (EEE Building), Room 1015, Highfield Campus

Event details

Don’t miss the opportunity to attend the inaugural International Consortium of Nanotechnologies (ICON) Distinguished Lecture, which will be delivered by Dr Hayaatun Sillem, CEO of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Lecture synopsis

In this prestigious Inaugural Lecture, sponsored by Lloyd’s Register Foundation International Consortium of Nanotechnologies (ICON) and the Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics , Hayaatun will provide an overview of the work of the RAEng, which is the UK’s national academy for engineering, aiming to bring together the most successful and talented engineers to make the UK the leading nation for engineering innovation.

Hayaatun will also outline the RAEng’s work to improve public awareness and understanding of engineering, and expand on the RAEng’s commitment to enhancing the diversity of engineers across all disciplines, in this year of engineering, via its successful ‘This is Engineering’ campaign and other initiatives.

Dr Hayaatun Sillem has worked for the Royal Academy of Engineering (RA Eng) since 2006 and held the post of Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Director of Strategy until her appointment as CEO. She previously served as Committee Specialist and later Specialist Adviser to the House of Commons Science & Technology Committee.

She has extensive leadership experience in UK and international engineering and innovation policy and programmes.

Further details are available on the lecture’s Eventbrite page

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