Elected: 2014
Discipline: Engineering
Professor Robert McMeeking
Sixth Century Professor of Engineering Materials, University of Aberdeen
Professor Robert McMeeking is a mechanical engineer and materials scientist holding professorships at the University of Aberdeen and the University of California, Santa Barbara, teaching mechanics of materials and computational methods. Previous appointments include Acting Assistant Professor of Applied Mechanics, Stanford Unviersity (1976-78); Assistant Professor of Theoretical and Applied mechanics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1978-82); and Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Professor of Materials, University of California (1985 – Present). In 2005, Robert became a Fellow of the National Academy of Engineering and was awarded the Brown Engineering Alumni Medal by Brown University in 2007.