Patrick Arthur (Pat) McKEOWN

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1930-08-16
Education Cambridge GS, Bristol GS, Cranfield Inst of Technol (MSc)
Publications N/A
Recreations classical music, theatre, walking
Clubs N/A
Style Prof Pat McKeown, OBE, FREng
Career student apprentice Bristol Aircraft Co 1951-54 (nat state scholar 1954), Coll of Aeronautics Cranfield 1954-56, works and tech dir Société Genevoise d'Instruments de Physique 1964-68 (joined 1956), dir Cranfield Unit for Precision Engrg 1968-95, prof of precision engrg Cranfield Inst of Technol (now Cranfield Univ) 1974-95 (emeritus prof 1995), chm Cranfield Precision Engineering Ltd 1992-95 (fndr chm and chief exec 1987-92), dir Pat McKeown and Associates (conslts in advanced mfrg, precision engrg and nanotechnology) 1995-2003; non-exec dir: Control Techniques plc 1989-94, Cranfield Aerospace Ltd 2001-03; hon visiting prof Nanjing Aeronautical Inst People's Republic of China 1985, visiting prof of mechanical engrg Univ of Calif Berkeley 1994; int advsr GINTIC Inst of Mfrg Technol Singapore 1991-98; memb: Evaluation Ctee Nat Bureau of Standards USA 1980-86, Advanced Mfrg Technol Ctee DTI 1982-86, RCA Visiting Ctee 1984-87, UK Nanotechnology Strategy Ctee DTI/SERC 1987-94; pres: CIRP (int acad for prodn engrg) 1989-90, European Soc for Precision Engrg and Nanotechnology 1998-2000 (founding pres); Fulbright prof of mechanical engrg Univ of Wisconsin Madison 1982, F W Taylor medal USA Soc of Mfrg Engrs 1983, Thomas Hawksley Gold Medal IMechE 1987, Life Achievement Award American Soc for Precision Engrg 1998, Faraday Medal IEE 1999, Life Achievement Award European Soc for Precision Engrg and Nanotechnology 2002, Int Prize Japan Soc for Precision Engrg 2003, Georg Schlesinger Preis State of Berlin 2006, James Clayton Prize (2007) IMechE 2008, M Eugene Merchant Manufacturing Medal of ASME/SME (USA) 2009; Freeman City of London 2007, Liveryman Worshipful Co of Engrs 2008; Hon DSc: Univ of Connecticut 1996, Cranfield Univ 1996; fell Cranfield Univ 2011; FREng 1986, FIMechE, chartered fell American Soc of Mfrg Engrs
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