Elected: 1992
Discipline: Engineering
Professor Joseph Helszajn OBE FREng FRSE

Emeritus Professor of Microwave Engineering, Heriot-Watt University.

Professor Helszajn will be remembered as an electrical engineer of great distinction and an internationally recognised authority in the field of microwave science. Through a lifetime of achievement, he attained global pre-eminence in this field as a highly innovative scientist, engineer and educator. He leaves a legacy of a comprehensive series of major engineering textbooks that alongside his sustained writings, experimental works and consultancies have advanced the principles of microwave engineering and influenced a generation of academic and industrial engineers in his discipline. Read more about Joseph Helszajn