PROF. JOHN FIELDING
Professor John Fielding boasts over 45 years of experience in the aerospace industry; starting with 12 years industrial experience as an apprentice, stress engineer and design engineer in Manchester. There is worked on the Nimrod, BAE 748 and BAE 146 aircraft. He then joined Cranfield University as the first ARB Research Fellow and subsequently became lecturer, senior lecturer, Professor of Aircraft Design and Head of the Department of Aerospace Engineering. He was also Chief Engineer of the BAE Systems/EPSRC–sponsored DEMON technology demonstrator UAV. He is Professor Emeritus at Cranfield University where he teaches and supervises post-Graduate students and carries out research.