Ian Alexander SHANKS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1948-06-22
Education Dumbarton Acad, Univ of Glasgow (BSc), CNAA (PhD)
Books & Publications
Recreations music, antique clocks and pocket watches, Art Deco sculpture
Clubs N/A
Style Prof Ian Shanks, OBE, FRS, FREng, FRSE
Career projects mangr Scottish Colorfoto Labs Alexandria 1970-72, princ sci offr RSRE Malvern 1973-82, princ scientist Unilever Research 1982-86, visiting prof of electrical and electronic engrg Univ of Glasgow 1985-, chief scientist Thorn EMI plc 1986-94; vice-pres physical and engrg sciences Unilever 2001-03; memb: Optoelectronics Ctee The Rank Prize Funds 1985-, Steering Gp for Science and Engrg Policy Studies Unit 1988-90, Sci Consultative Gp BBC 1989-91, Advsy Bd for the Res Cncls (ABRC) 1990-93, Royal Soc/Royal Acad of Engrg Science Advsy Gp for the Nat Physical Laboratory 1998-2007 (chm 2008-), Advsy Bd for Inst of Nanotechnology 2001-06, Pres Assoc for Science Educn Scotland 2007-08; memb Cncl and vice-pres The Royal Soc 1989-91; chm Inter-Agency Ctee on Marine Science and Technol 1991-93; Clifford Paterson medal Inst of Physics 1984; Hon DEng Univ of Glasgow 2002; FIEE, FRS 1984, FREng 1992, FRSA 1993, FRSE 2000, Hon FIoN (hon fell Inst of Nanotechnology) 2005
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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