Professor Danielle George, the University of Manchester
Monday 20 March 2017 - 15:00 to Saturday 25 March 2017 - 19:00

Professor Danielle George is Vice Dean for Teaching, Learning and Students in the Faculty of Science and Engineering and Professor of Radio Frequency Engineering at the University of Manchester. 

Danielle’s expertise in radio frequency and microwave communications has a wide range of applications across a number of industries. For example, she is the UK lead for amplifiers for the $1B Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) telescope and has worked with NASA and ESA on the development of instrumentation for researchers exploring the Big Bang. She has also worked with a number of multi-national companies such as Rolls Royce where she worked on industrial gas turbine engines.

Some recent media engagements that Danielle has been privileged to present at have been The Royal Institution 2014 Christmas Lectures, the acclaimed TEDGlobal Conference 2015, and the BBC Radio 4 programmes The Life Scientific and The Infinite Monkey Cage. 2016 has been a big year for Danielle as she has given the prestigious Cockcroft Rutherford Lecture, was awarded the 2016 Royal Academy of Engineering Rooke Award for public promotion of Engineering and has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2016 Birthday Honor’s for services to engineering through public engagement. Danielle is currently worked with Siemens, the Halle Orchestra and Schools in the Greater Manchester area to create a Robot Orchestra which have performed at the EuroScience Open Forum and the Manchester Science Festival.

You can follow Danielle on Twitter at: @EngineerDG