(David) Ian Alistair POLL

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1950-10-01
Education Heckmondwike GS, Imperial Coll London (BSc), Cranfield Inst of Technol (PhD)
Books & Publications
Recreations golf, political debate
Clubs Athenaeum, RAF
Style Prof Ian Poll, OBE, FREng
Career Future Projects Dept Hawker Siddeley Aviation 1972-75, sr lectr in aerodynamics Cranfield Inst of Tech 1985-87 (res asst 1975-78, lectr 1978-85); Univ of Manchester: prof of aeronautical engrg and dir Goldstein Laboratory 1987-95, head Engrg Dept 1991-94, head Aerospace Div 1994-95; fndr and md Flow Science Ltd 1990-95; Cranfield Univ: head Coll of Aeronautics 1995-2000, prof of aerospace engrg 1995-2012, dir Coll of Aeronautics 2001-04, emeritus 2012-; Cranfield Aerospace Ltd: fndr and md 1996-99, tech dir 1999-2004, business devpt and tech dir 2004-, non-exec dir 2012; fndr and chief exec Poll AeroSciences 2012; chm Defence Scientific Advsy Cncl MoD 2011-; visiting scientist: DFVLR Göttingen W Germany 1983, NASA Langley Res Centre VA 1983, 1989 and 1990, NASA Ames Research Centre CA 1995 and 1998, Stanford Univ 1998; memb: Fluid Dynamics Panel NATO Advsy Gp for Aerospace R&D 1991-97, Aerospace Ctee DTI 1999-2004, Aerospace Technol Steering Gp 2004-, CAA Uninhabited Air Vehicle Steering Ctee 2006-; RAeS: memb Cncl 1996-2010, vice-pres 1998-2000, pres 2001, chm Learned Soc Bd 1997-2000, chm Cranfield Univ Branch 1997-2012 (pres 2012-), chm Strategic Review Bd 2000, chair Uninhabited Air Vehicle Ctee 2005-, Hodgson Prize 2001, Wilbur and Orville Wright lectr 2002, Lanchester lectr 2008; Int Cncl of the Aeronautical Scis (ICAS): memb Gen Assembly 1997-2012, chair Prog Ctee 2006-08 (memb 1997-), pres Int Cncl 2008-10, hon fell 2013; memb Cncl Air League 1997-; vice-pres (technical progs) Confedn of Euro Aerospace Socs (CEAS) 2003-04, sr vice-pres City and Guilds Coll Assoc 2004-06; memb Cncl Royal Acad of Engrg 2004-07; author of over 100 papers on aerodynamics; AIAA Dryden lectureship in research 2010; Liveryman Worshipful Co of Coachmakers and Coach Harness Makers; ACGI 1972; memb RUSI 2005-; CEng 1978, FRAeS 1987, FREng 1996, FAIAA 2000, FCGI 2004, hon fell American Inst of Aeronautics and Astronautics 2013
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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