Measure of Success
14 Jun 2012
The Institute of Mechanical Engineers has announced a new President.
The National Measurement Office is pleased to report that the Institute of Mechanical Engineers has announced a new President. Professor Isobel Pollock BSc (Eng) CEng Hon DSc FIMechE FCGI FRSA is a consultant, businesswoman and Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor in Engineering and Design at the University of Leeds School of Engineering, working on multi-disciplinary engineering projects, technology road mapping and Knowledge Transfer Projects (KTPs).
She has senior engineering management experience with multi-national companies including ICI, DuPont, Robert McBride and Beatson Clark. She developed multi-discipline management and engineering skills in chemicals, metal handling, glassware, food, drinks and pharmaceutical industries.
In her Presidential Address, Professor Pollock said:
“In my career I have come across some common questions that make me realise that measurement is, as a subject, still widely under-appreciated even among engineering professionals. Furthermore, I strongly believe that the concept of measurement has wide potential application in other parts of life which are not conventionally ‘measured.”
Read her full Presidential Address
Watch a video biography of Professor Isobel Pollock