Elected: 2017
Discipline: Engineering
Professor Win Rampen
Professor of Energy Storage, University of Edinburgh
Professor Win Rampen was Founder and Chairman of Artemis Intelligent Power (now Danfoss Scotland), an engineering company spun-out from work at the University of Edinburgh, where he currently holds the Chair of Energy Storage. Win has spent his career developing a new breed of efficient and controllable fluid power machines. The Digital Displacement® machines have been applied in large offshore wind turbines as well as off-road construction machinery. In 2014 he was awarded the I.MechE. Bramah Medal and received the Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert Prize in 2015. He is a Fellow of both institutions and is also interested in grid-scale energy storage, using pumped heat technology.