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Professor Stephen Hallett

Biography

Prof. Hallett obtained a BSc in mechanical engineering from the University of Cape Town in 1993. After this he was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship to complete his D.Phil at the University of Oxford where he studied impact damage in composite materials on a Rolls-Royce supported project.

Before joining the University of Bristol as a research associate in 2000 he worked at Ove Arup and Partners. There he gained experience of vehicle crash worthiness and safety as well as finite element analysis techniques. He was appointed as a lecturer in Aerospace Structures in 2002, promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2007 and Professor in 2013. He is currently Technical Director for the Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre (UTC) for composites based in the Advanced Composites Centre for Innovation and Science (ACCIS) at the University of Bristol.