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Professor Ruth Cameron has been awarded this prestigious Fellowship alongside 72 other leading figures in the field of engineering and technology.

At its AGM on 19 September 2022, the Royal Academy of Engineering elected 73 leading figures in the field of engineering and technology to its Fellowship. The group consists of 60 Fellows, eight International Fellows, and five Honorary Fellows, each of whom has made exceptional contributions to their own sector, pioneering new innovations, leading progress in business or academia, providing high-level advice to government, or promoting wider understanding of engineering and technology.

Professor Ruth Cameron is a Lucy Cavendish College Fellow and Director of Studies in Physical Natural Sciences, as well as Head (Joint) of the Department of Materials Science, University of Cambridge.

Ruth has an outstanding 30-year track record of pioneering world-class interdisciplinary research. Her transformative work has impacted the fields of medical materials, pharmaceutical engineering, and polymer engineering. As Director of the Cambridge Centre for Medical Materials, she is a leading member of the international biomaterials and tissue engineering community.

Her impressive track record of commercialisation and translation of laboratory research from bench-top to clinical products has been demonstrated via two spinout companies. These achievements have been recognised widely through fellowships, medals, and prizes from learned societies.

Read Professor Ruth Cameron’s profile here.