Anthony Kelly#


Anthony Kelly
Sadly, this member passed away.
Email:ak209 'at' cam.ac.uk
Membership Number:1020
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:akelly
Elected:1991



Anthony Kelly passed away June 4, 2014.

Positions Held
  • 1995 Emeritus professor and distinguished research fellow in the department of materials science and technology, University of Cambridge
  • 1975 - 1994 Vice-chancellor and Chief Executive, University of Surrey
  • 1967 - 1975 managerial roles within government science and industry
  • 1959 - 1967 University lecturer and founding fellow of Churchill College
  • 1956 - 1959 Assistant and then associate professor of metallurgy and materials science at Northwestern University, Chicago
  • 1955 ICI fellow at the University of Birmingham
  • 1953 - 1955 Research associate at the University of Illinois

Fields of Scholarship
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Honours and Awards
  • 1973 Fellow of the Royal Society
  • 1979 Fellowship of Engineering (now the Royal Academy of Engineering)
  • 1986 Member of the National Academy of Engineering of the USA
  • 1990 Member of Academia Europaea
  • 1992 appointed a Knight of St Gregory
  • Recipient of many international prizes and awards and honorary doctorates from Birmingham, Reading and Surrey, Hanyan University in South Korea and Navarra University in Spain


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