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Andy Long


Professor Andy Long is Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Engineering and member of University Executive Board.  Prior to appointment as PVC in 2015, he served as Executive Dean (2011-15) and Associate Dean for Research (2008-11) in Engineering.  He has a BSc in Applied Mathematics from Warwick, an MSc in Computer Integrated Engineering from Loughborough, and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Nottingham.  He joined the staff at Nottingham in 1990 as a Research Assistant, was appointed lecturer in 1994 and gained promotion to a personal chair in Mechanics of Materials in 2003.  Over the years he has taught numerical techniques and polymer engineering to undergraduate students, and has supervised 30 successful PhD students.  His research is on composite materials and has been supported by numerous research awards from research councils, UK government and industry.  Currently he is Director of the EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub.

Andy is a member of the Composites Leadership Forum, responsible to BEIS for the UK Composites Strategy, and a non-executive director of Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) Ltd.  He is also chair of the Executive Management Group for Midlands Innovation, a partnership between Aston, Birmingham, Cranfield, Keele, Loughborough, Leicester, Nottingham and Warwick universities.

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