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Engineering educator

Christopher James Lawn, British engineering educator. Recipient Esso Energy award, 1988. Justice of the Peace, England, 1984^. Fellow Institution Chemical Engineers, Institution Mechanical Engineers; member Combustion Institute (chairman British section since 2000).

Background

Lawn, Christopher James was born on August 31, 1944 in Bristol, United Kingdom. Son of Ronald Frederick Lawn and Ada Gwendolyn Johns.

Education

Master of Arts, Cambridge University, England, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Cambridge University, England, 1978.

Career

Research officer Central Electricity Generating Board, Berkeley, United Kingdom, 1966-1975, combustion section head, branch head Marchwood, United Kingdom, 1975-1988, program manager mechanical plant United Kingdom, 1988-1989. Program manager research Powergen PLC, Solihull, United Kingdom, 1989-1991. Head advanced engineering Rolls-Royce PLC, Derby, United Kingdom, 1991-1995.

Professor thermo-fluids engineering Queen Mary University London, since 1995. Member editorial board Journal Mechanical Engineering, Journal Power and Energy, since 1999. Chairman I. Mechanical E. Propulsion Committee, 1997-1999, Tidal Flow Power Ltd., since 2007.

Non-executive director Professional Engineering Publications Ltd., since 2008.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author, editor: Principles of Combustion Engineering for Boilers, 1987, Journal Power and Energy, since 2007. Contributor articles to profl.jours.

Membership

Justice of the Peace, England, 1984^. Fellow Institution Chemical Engineers, Institution Mechanical Engineers. Member Combustion Institute (chairman British section since 2000).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Drama, athletics.

Connections

Married Jacqueline Ann Webb, August 5, 1967. Children: Jonathan, Sarah.

father:
Ronald Frederick Lawn

mother:
Ada Gwendolyn Johns

spouse:
Jacqueline Ann Webb

child:
Jonathan Lawn

child:
Sarah Lawn