Institution of Mechanical Engineers presidential visit
17 May 2007
The Department of Mechanical Engineering hosted a visit from Alec Osborn, President of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), on 11 May.
All were warmly welcomed by University staff, including the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Eric Thomas, the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Professor David Muir-Wood, and Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering, Professor Stuart Burgess. The visitors were then given a presentation about the department and a tour of the research and teaching facilities in the faculty, and met a cross-section of Mechanical Engineering students before enjoying afternoon tea. A gift of Bristol Blue Glass was presented to the President on leaving to mark the occasion of his visit.