The Australian Industrial Transformation Institute was thrilled to host Prof. Keith Ridgway CBE FREng, the Executive Dean of the University of Sheffield, AMRC (Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre) on the 30th and 31st of January.
Professor Ridgway is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Royal Institute of Naval Architects and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. He was awarded the OBE for services to UK manufacturing industry in June 2005 and a CBE for services to Manufacturing Research in January 2012. Professor Ridgway has over 200 publications including over 80 journals articles.
During his visit Prof. Ridgway presented on AMRC, met with government and industry representatives, and was given extensive tours of Tonsley’s labs and facilities.