Academy of Technology President Richard Hopkins named Fellow, Royal Academy of Engineering

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Congratulations are in order: IBM Academy of Technology President Richard Hopkins is one of fifty-three leading engineers from the UK and around the world elected as Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering in recognition of their outstanding and continuing contributions to the profession. Richard will add his expertise to a Fellowship of almost 1,600 eminent engineers from both industry and academia who aid the Royal Academy in its mission to use the power of engineering to build a sustainable society and create an inclusive economy that works for everyone.

Sir Jim McDonald FREng FRSE, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering, says: “As the UK’s National Academy for engineering and technology, we bring together an unrivalled community of leading business people and industrialists, entrepreneurs, innovators and academics from every part of engineering and technology. The new Fellows who join us today are among the most talented and successful engineers working in the field today, leaders in areas from transport and our essential data infrastructure to lifesaving developments in medical research. We look forward to working with them and benefiting from their ideas and insight as we strive to inform public debate and provide workable solutions to our shared national and global challenges.”

Join us in congratulating Richard on this recognition and on his outstanding work in his field. Learn more about this prestigious award and the Royal Academy on their site

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