Elected: 2015
Discipline: Engineering
Professor Hugh McCann FREng FRSE

Head of School of Engineering and Professor of Tomographic Imaging, University of Edinburgh.

Professor Hugh McCann joined the University of Edinburgh in 2013 as Head of School of Engineering and Professor of Tomographic Imaging after spending 17 years at the University of Manchester. His research is principally in Agile Tomography which is the method that underlies medical scanning. Hugh has amassed over 13 years of management experience in both academia and industry and chaired the UK Professors & Heads of Electrical Engineering (2003 – 2005). He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2009.