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Engineering educator

David Allerton, British engineering educator. Chartered engineer. Recipient awards Department Education and Science, London, 1992, Higher Education Funding Council for England, London, 1998. Trustee Bedford Charity, The Harpur Trust, 1993-1998; chairman Bedford Lawn Tennis Club, since 1997. Fellow Institute Electrical Engineers, Royal Aeronautical Society.

Background

Allerton, David was born on September 5, 1949 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom. Son of Bernard and Winifred Naomia (Durant) Allerton.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Rugby College Engineering, United Kingdom, 1972. Postgraduate Certificate in Education, Loughborough College Education, United Kingdom, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Cambridge University, United Kingdom, 1977.

Career

Senior lecturer computer science University Southampton, 1981-1990. Professor avionics Cranfield University, Bedford, United Kingdom, since 1991. Principal engineer General Electric Company Marconi, London, 1977-1981.

Director Horus System, Ltd., Southampton, United Kingdom, since 1986. Managing director Aerosoft, Ltd., Southampton, since 1988. Director Cranfield Aerospace, Bedford.

Member OST Foresight Defense and Aerospace Panel, London, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Chartered engineer.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Trustee Bedford Charity, The Harpur Trust, 1993-1998. Chairman Bedford Lawn Tennis Club, since 1997. Fellow Institute Electrical Engineers, Royal Aeronautical Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, gardening, private pilot.

Connections

Married Clare McAllan Anderson, July 27, 1974. Children: Fergus John William, Patrick David Charles.

father:
Bernard Allerton

mother:
Winifred Naomia (Durant) Allerton

spouse:
Clare McAllan Anderson

children:
Patrick David Charles Allerton

Fergus John William Allerton