Prof. Albert A. Rodger
Professor Albert Rodger is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and the University's Vice-Principal for External Affairs. He provides leadership for initiatives aimed at cultivating high quality relationships with the University’s external communities. Professor Rodger was previously Head of the College of Physical Sciences.
Throughout his career Professor Rodger has engaged in research into geotechnical dynamics, which has led to a number of patented and licensed inventions. In 1997 he was awarded the Halcrow Premium from the Institution of Civil Engineers for his research and the John Logie Baird Award for Innovation for an invention which has the Trade Mark GRANIT. In 2000 GRANIT was awarded Millennium Product Status. Professor Rodger was awarded the Silver Medal of The Royal Academy of Engineering in 2000.
Professor Rodger was appointed the first Director of the Northern Research Partnership of Universities in 2007. He has also been a key contributor to the development of the National Subsea Research Institute and became its first Chief Executive Officer in 2008.
Professor Rodger is a Board Member and Chair of Research & Knowledge Exchange Committee of the Scottish Funding Council.
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