Professor Ken Grattan has received the OBE in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours
Professor Ken Grattan from City, University of London has been recognised for his contribution to the science of measurement in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours.
Professor Grattan, who is Junior Warden of the Worshipful Company of Scientific Instrument Makers, has provided outstanding service to City, University of London for nearly 35 years. He is the holder of a Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair and the George Daniels Chair and a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.
As a former long-serving Head of City's Electrical Engineering Department; and later Dean of the School of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences and the School of Informatics, Professor Grattan developed City's Engineering School into one of its major centres of research excellence. For the past five years, he has been the founding Dean of City's Graduate School, championing the cause of postgraduate students at City. He has supervised 60 PhD students to completion.
Professor Grattan commented: “I am delighted to be honoured by Her Majesty with this award which recognises my contribution to the science of measurement. City has provided me with the highest level of support, enabling me to excel in my field of research over many years. This has allowed me to work closely with researchers both in the UK and internationally and to serve industry and the wider measurement community. I would like to thank the many colleagues with whom it has been a pleasure to work and who have contributed to achieving this recognition.”