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Regius Professor of Engineering (Cambridge)

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The Regius Professorship of Engineering is a professorship at the University of Cambridge. England, established in 2011.[1] The Regius professorship was created by the University, with the permission of the Queen, to commemorate the end of the Duke of Edinburgh's 34-year tenure as Chancellor.[2][3][4] The professorship has been held by a single incumbent, David J. C. MacKay, from its creation until his death in 2016.[5]

Regius Professors of Engineering



  1. ^ "Special Regulations for University Officers". Statutes and Ordinances of the University of Cambridge (2016 rev ed.). pp. 673–742. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  2. ^ "David MacKay appointed Regius Professor of Engineering". University of Cambridge. 28 March 2013. Retrieved 3 April 2013.
  3. ^ "Joint Report of the Council and the General Board on the establishment of a Regius Professorship of Engineering". Cambridge University Reporter (6230). 22 June 2011. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  4. ^ "The Loyal Address by Lord Sainsbury of Turville, Chancellor of the University of Cambridge". London Gazette. 2 June 2012. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Professor Sir David MacKay, physicist – obituary". Daily Telegraph. 15 April 2016. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  6. ^ "MacKay, Sir David (John Cameron)". Who's Who. A & C Black. 2016. doi:10.1093/ww/9780199540884.013.U249995. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  7. ^ Steven Barrett appointed Regius Professor of Engineering (17 April 2024)