Inaugural Lecture Series

The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences is running a series of Inaugural Lectures to showcase the leading scientists who are pushing the boundaries in their disciplines.

The event marks an individual’s promotion to Professor, but also provides a rare opportunity to hear first-hand about their research.

These events are open to the public, and free of charge. Please click on the below headings to learn more and register for the event.

Miss the lecture? Some of the lectures were recorded; follow the links to find out more.

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Casting: art to aerospace

Feature article on the life and research of Professor Nick Green, Director of the High Temperature Research Centre and Professor of Manufacturing Technology at the University of Birmingham, who recently gave his Inaugural Lecture, entitled 'Casting: art to aerospace'.

To infinity and beyond

Feature on the career of Professor Chris Good, Deputy Head of the School of Mathematics at the University of Birmingham.

Quantum vortex matter: insights from computer algebra

Feature article on Professor Nicola Wilkin, Director of Education at College of Engineering and Physical Sciences and Professor of Physics at the University of Birmingham.

A journey through the underworld

The capacity audience at Professor David Chapman's Inaugural Lecture were treated to his dramatic tunnel collapse experiment, which saw a replica of the Big Ben clock tower sitting atop sand in a Perspex box dramatically cave in and shoot through the entrance when the tunnel face support was removed.

Einstein, Star Trek, and Gauss inspire Professor Paul Flavell

Earlier this year, Professor Paul Flavell, Head of Mathematics at the University of Birmingham, gave a public talk to celebrate becoming a Professor.
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