Martin Nicholas SWEETING

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1951-03-12
Education Aldenham, Univ of Surrey (BSc, PhD)
Books & Publications
Recreations travelling, photography, amateur radio, cycling
Clubs N/A
Style Prof Sir Martin Sweeting, OBE, FREng, FRS
Career Marconi Space and Defence Systems 1973; Univ of Surrey: research fell 1978-81, head of research into UoSAT microsatellite system 1981-85, lectr 1981-86, prof of satellite engrg 1990, distinguished prof 2006; research dir Satellites Int Ltd 1983-84; Surrey Satellite Technol Ltd: technical dir 1985-94, md 1994-2000, ceo 2000-06, gp exec chm 2006-; chm DMCii Ltd 2006-; dir Surrey Space Centre 1996- (dep dir 1990-96); chm AMSAT-UK 1990-, chair Bd of Tstees Nat Space Centre Leicester 2005-, chair of tstees Radio Communications Fndn 2006-, UK Space Agency Leadership Cncl 2011-; author of 350 pubns in jls, conferences and books; Royal Acad of Egrg Silver Medal 1995, Queen's Award for Technological Achievement 1998, UK Engrg Cncl Gold Award, Space Achievement Medal Br Interplanetary Soc, Mullard Prize Royal Soc 2000, IAA Malina Medal Space Educn 2002, Industrial Leadership Award American Astronautical Soc 2004, Queen's Award for Innovation and Enterprise 2005, Gold Medal Royal Inst of Navigation, THES Award for Innovation (for the Disaster Monitoring Constellation), Arthur Clark Lifetime Award 2008, IET Faraday Medal 2010, von Karman Award CalTech 2012; featured in the UK's Top Ten Great Britons list 2007; fell Inst Acad of Astronautics 1999; FIET, FBIS, FRAeS, MAIAA, hon memb Inst Chartered Surveyors, hon memb Inst Engrg Design, hon fell Inst Navigation, FREng 1996, FRS 2000
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Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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