Elected: 1961
Discipline: Physics and Astronomy
Professor Peter Berners Fellgett FRS FRSE
Peter Fellgett – Professor of Cybernetics

Peter Berners Fellgett, emeritus Professor of Cybernetics at the University of Reading, died peacefully in his sleep in November 2008 at his home in Cornwall. PBF, or πΦ as he liked to be known, was the first Professor of Cybernetics in the UK, having been appointed in 1964 into what became the Department of Applied Physical Sciences, which later became the Departments of Cybernetics and Engineering.

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