Professor Steve Dixon FREng
Professor and Director of the Centre for Industrial Ultrasonics, University of Warwick
Professor Steve Dixon is notable for his internationally pioneering research into techniques for Non-Destructive Testing and ultrasonics and particularly for application of electromagnetic acoustic transducers (EMATs) to industry. This world-leading research led to the award of the Roy Sharpe Prize in 2018 and to being the three-times winner of the John Grimwade Medal. An industry funded RAEng Professorial Fellowship led to him founding the Centre for Industrial Ultrasonics at Warwick University as Director, focused on delivering solutions to industry. He has worked with numerous companies, especially SMEs, to develop new instrumentation in the area of ultrasonics. He has created successful spin-out companies from his research, further optimising impact in multiple international industrial sectors.