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A member of the faculty at an institution of higher learning who has attained its highest possible academic rank and possesses special knowledge in an occupation requiring special skills

professor

Academia A member of the faculty at an institution of higher learning who has attained its highest possible academic rank, who possesses special knowledge in an occupation requiring special skills. See 'Chair. '. Cf, Lecturer.
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Professor David Cardwell, head of the department of engineering, said: "We are extremely grateful for this generous benefaction from Dr John C Taylor and honoured that this professorship will not only bear the name of such a distinguished inventor and engineer, but will help future generations to follow in his footsteps.
A Regius Professorship is a rare and privileged award with only 14 created since the reign of Queen Victoria.
Cardiff University's vice-chancellor Professor Colin Riordan said: "This is the first Regius Professorship to have been awarded to an institution in Wales and is testament to the School of Chemistry's world-leading efforts to tackle some of the most pressing issues facing society today.
HM Treasury on Monday reported that Her Majesty the Queen is to honour 12 of Britain's universities by creating Regius Professorships as part of her 90th birthday celebrations.
The new Regius Professorship is being bestowed in honour of the Queen's 90th birthday celebrations.
The Queen has awarded 12 Regius Professorships to mark her 90th birthday.
I've interviewed a handful of them and I'm working on a book about their mentoring," Hartlep said of the few Asians who hold endowed chairs or distinguished professorships in schools of education.
Continue reading "Goethe University in Frankfurt Establishes Professorship Devoted to Holocaust Studies, the First of Its Kind in Germany " at.
Netravali plans to use the professorship to support collaborative projects with researchers who visit Cornell from outside the U.
They established the Syd and Felicia Peng Professorship in Mining Engineering.
Broaddus Distinguished Professorship in 1984 and the University of Missouri Board of Curators' Professorship in 1988.
Goldcorp has made a gift of C$500,000 to the University of British Columbia (UBC) Faculty of Applied Science to support a new "Goldcorp Professorship in Women in Engineering.