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Encyclopedia > Roy Crawford

Roy Crawford is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering, whose primary research interest has been in the mechanical properties and processing behaviour of plastics. From 1989 – 1999 he was Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of the School of Mechanical and Process Engineering at the Queens University Belfast in Northern Ireland. He was also responsible for establishing the Polymer Processing Research Centre at Queens University. This Centre included the Research Group on rotational moulding of plastics, which he also established. From 1999 - 2001 he was Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. Queens University of Belfast Queens University, Belfast (QUB) - or officially Queens University of Belfast - is a university in Belfast, Northern Ireland. ... Motto:  (Latin for Who will separate us?)[1] Anthem: UK: God Save the Queen Regional: (de facto) Londonderry Air Capital Belfast Largest city Belfast Official language(s) English (de facto), Ulster Scots, Irish3, Northern Ireland Sign Language, Irish Sign Language Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister of... The University of Auckland (Māori: Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau) is New Zealands largest research-based university. ...


From 2001 - 2004 he was Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research at Queens University Belfast. In January 2005 he became Vice Chancellor of the University of Waikato in New Zealand. He has had substantial and very successful experience in the RAE (Research Assessment Exercise) in the UK, having led his own School from Grade 3 in the 1992 RAE to the top Grade of 5* in 1996. He was a member of the 2001 RAE Panel for assessing Mechanical Engineering in all universities in the UK, and his School achieved a grade of 5* once again in 2001. He has very strong academic and research credentials. It has been suggested that DAG Technology be merged into this article or section. ... RAE can stand for: Royal Austraian Engineers, Australian Combat Engineer Royal Aircraft Establishment, Royal Aircraft Establishment (Farnborough) RAE Bedford, Royal Aircraft Establishment (Bedford) Research Assessment Exercise Real Academia Española, Royal Spanish Academy Reserve Assignment Eligibility Retinol Activity Equivalents, a term referring to vitamin A activity Right Above Elbow...


He has published 8 books and over 300 papers and has been a member of numerous government panels and research grant committees in the UK. His particular expertise is associated with the rotational moulding of plastics. He is widely recognised as a world leader in this field and has given keynote lectures, courses and seminars on this subject all over the world.


Professor Crawford has a BSc, PhD and a DSc from Queen’s University. He is a Fellow of a number of professional organisations and in 1998 he was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. In 2005 he was elected as a Fellow of the Society of Plastics Engineers. Only 227 Fellows have been elected worldwide to this Society since it was established in 1946. BSC is an abbreviation for: Science and technology Bachelor of Science (usually written BSc), an academic science degree Base Station Controller, a subsystem in a GSM mobile phone network Binary symmetric channel in coding theory Binary Synchronous Communications, a data link protocol developed by IBM in the 1960s Basic Spacing... PhD usually refers to the academic title Doctor of Philosophy PhD can also refer to the manga Phantasy Degree This is a disambiguation page — a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... DS, Ds or dS can be: Air Senegal (IATA code) Citroën DS, a model of Citroën car Bureau of Diplomatic Security, the law enforcement arm of the United States Department of State D.S. (song), a song by Michael Jackson on his HIStory album Dal Segno, a navigation... The Royal Academy of Engineering is a British learned society concerned with engineering. ... The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) is an international organization dedicated to the advancement of knowledge and education for all plastics professionals. ...


Married with two sons and one daughter, Professor Crawford is a UK national and is also a permanent resident of New Zealand.


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