Allan Matthews elected as Fellow of the Royal Society

Allan Matthews Profile
Allan Matthews Profile

Professor Allan Matthews, The University of Manchester Professor of Surface Engineering and Tribology in the Department of Materials , and affiliated to the Henry Royce Institute , has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society for his substantial contribution to the advancement of science.

The Royal Society said that Prof Matthews’ ground-breaking research into surface engineering has been "agenda-setting, prolific and pivotal since the 1980s".

He joins eighty outstanding researchers, innovators and communicators from around the world who have been elected as the newest Fellows of the Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of sciences and the oldest science academy in continuous existence.

Allan join the ranks of Stephen Hawking, Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein, Lise Meitner, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar and Dorothy Hodgkin.