John Frederick KNOTT

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1938-12-09
Education Univ of Sheffield (BMet), Univ of Cambridge (PhD, ScD)
Publications N/A
Recreations bridge, cryptic crosswords, listening to traditional jazz (preferably in live performance), playing the tenor recorder with enthusiasm rather than skill
Clubs N/A
Style Prof John Knott, OBE, FRS, FREng
Career res offr Central Electricity Res Laboratories Leatherhead 1962-66; Univ of Cambridge: lectr Dept of Materials Sci and Metallurgy 1967-81, univ reader in mechanical metallurgy 1981-90; Churchill Coll Cambridge: Goldsmiths' fell 1967-91, vice-master 1988-90, extra-ordinary fell 1991-2006; Univ of Birmingham: prof and head of Sch of Metallurgy and Materials 1990-96, Feeney prof 1994-2007, dean of engrg 1995-98; hon prof Beijing Univ of Aeronautics and Astronautics 1992-, hon prof Xian Jiaotong Univ 1995-; pres Int Congress on Fracture 1993-97 (hon fell 1984); chm Materials, Manufacturing and Structures Advsy Bd (formerly Materials and Processing Advsy Bd) Rolls-Royce 2000-11 (memb 1987-); memb: Tech Assessment Gp on Structural Integrity 1988- (chair 2010-), Research Bd of the Welding Inst 1989-, EPSRC/DTI LINK Ctee (EEM) 1992-99, Nuclear Safety Advsy Ctee 1992-2005 (actg chm 2003-04, chm Sub Ctee on Research 2000-05), EPSRC Prog Mgmnt Ctee for Structural Integrity 1998-2001, MOD Research Prog Gp 2003-, Graphite Tech Advsy Gp 2004-, Defence Nuclear Safety Ctee 2006-; foreign memb Acad of Sciences of the Ukraine 1992; foreign assoc US Nat Acad of Engrg 2003; visiting fell Japan Soc for the Promotion of Sci 1980; gave Royal Soc/Royal Acad of Engrg lecture at the Royal Soc 1999; Sheffield Soc of Engrs and Metallurgists prize 1958, Mappin medal 1959, Nesthill medal 1959, L B Pfeil prize for Physical Metallurgy 1973, Rosenhain medal for Physical Metallurgy 1978, Leslie Holliday prize (Materials Sci Club) 1978, Inst of Materials Griffith Medal 1999, Robert Franklin Mehl award Minerals, Metals & Materials Society 2005, Leverhulme Medal Royal Soc 2005, Hatfield lectr IMMM 2006, Brooker Medal Welding Inst 2007, Platinum Medal IMMM 2009, Cottrell Gold Medal Int Congress on Fracture 2013; Hon DEng Univ of Glasgow 2004, Hon DEng Univ of Sheffield 2010; hon memb Inst of Metals Japan 2005, foreign fell Indian Nat Acad of Engrg 2006; FIM 1974 (AIM 1963), CEng 1978, FWeldI 1985, FRSA 1985, FREng 1988, FRS 1990, FIMechE 1994
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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