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Profile of Professor Dame Ann Dowling

Ann is the President of the Royal Academy of Engineering and a former Head of the Department of Engineering, she is also a Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Professor Dame Ann Dowling is an inspiration to many women in the Department and beyond.  She discusses her background in the annual Athena lecture at Imperial College London:

Further links

Independent, 02.11.14: Ann Dowling - interview: ‘Engineering should be central to society’

FT Magazine, 03.10.14: Ann Dowling, an engineer with a mission

People, 23.09.15: Professor Dame Ann Dowling on becoming an engineer


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