Peter Wells#


Peter Wells
Sadly, this member passed away.
Email:WellsPN 'at' Cardiff.ac.uk
Membership Number:3804
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:CLINICAL & VETERINARY SCIENCE
Username:pwells
Elected:2014


Peter Wells passed away April 22, 2017.

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2004 Distinguished Research Professor, Cardiff University
  • 2000 Professor of Physics and Engineering in Medicine, Bristol University
  • 1982 Chief Physicist, United Bristol Healthcare NHS Trust
  • 1975 Area Physicist, Avon Area Health Authority (Teaching)
  • 1972 Professor of Medical Physics, Welsh National School of Medicine
  • 1960 Medical Physicist, United Bristol Hospitals

Fields of Scholarship
  • Medical engineering
  • Medical physics
  • Medical imaging
  • Medical ultrasonics

Honours and Awards
  • 2014 Sir Frank Whittle Medal by the Royal Academy of Engineering. The award was given to an engineer in the UK "whose sustained achievements have had a profound impact upon their engineering discipline.”
  • 2013 Royal Medal, Royal Society
  • 2010 Doctor of Science honoris causa, Aston University (DSc[hc])
  • 2010 Founding Fellow, Learned Society of Wales (FLSW)
  • 2008 Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
  • 2007 Honorary Fellow, British Institute of Radiology
  • 2006 Duddell Medal and Prize, Institute of Physics
  • 2006 Honorary Fellow, International Society for Therapeutic Ultrasound
  • 2005 Fellow, Academy of Medical Sciences (FMedSci)
  • 2003 Fellow, Royal Society (FRS)
  • 2003 Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
  • 2003 Honorary Fellow, Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine
  • 2001 Medal, European Federation of Organisations for Medical Physics
  • 1998 Ian Donald Medal for Technical Merit, International Society for Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • 1998 Doctoralem in Medice honoris causa, Erasmus University Rotterdam (MD[hc])
  • 1997 Founder Fellow, International Academy for Medical and Biological Engineering (FIAMBE)
  • 1997 Technologiae Doctor honoris causa, Lund University (DTech[hc])
  • 1987 Honorary Fellow, Royal College of Radiologists
  • 1983 Fellow, Royal Academy of Engineering (FREng)
  • 1982 Honorary Fellow, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
  • 1980 Honorary Fellow, Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine

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