Professor Lynn Gladden CBE, FRS, FREng has been appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research for the University of Cambridge.
Professor Gladden is the Shell Professor of Chemical Engineering, and Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology; she is also a member of the Council of EPSRC. Professor Gladden leads the activities at the Magnetic Resonance Research Centre, and has a particular interest in applying magnetic resonance imaging techniques in the fields of heterogeneous catalysis and multi-phase transport in porous media. She is also a Fellow of Trinity College.
The role of Pro-Vice-Chancellors is to take forward strategy and policy development and to support the Vice-Chancellor in providing institutional leadership for the University, particularly in their areas of responsibility. The Pro-Vice-Chancellors work closely with the Chairs of Schools and senior professional administrators.
They will take up their roles on 1 January 2010.