Dean, Faculty of Engineering at Imperial College London
Prof. Nigel Brandon, Director of the Sustainable Gas Institute, has been appointed Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at Imperial College London, with effective validity from October 2017.
Professor Brandon is currently the Director of Imperial’s Sustainable Gas Institute, a multidisciplinary institute which explores the environmental, economic and technological role of natural gas in low carbon energy systems. The institute drives research across key areas of sustainable energy research - including clean fossil fuels, low carbon transport and sustainable power.
Professor Brandon’s expertise is highly sought after by industry, having previously held positions at BP and Rolls Royce. He is a founder of Ceres Power, an AIM listed fuel cell company spun out from the College.
He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2008, and was awarded an OBE for services to UK-China science in 2011 for his work in developing collaborations between the UK and China in the areas of climate-change, energy, and environment.