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Professor David Edward Newland

Head of Department

David NewlandDavid Newland graduated from Cambridge in 1957 having read the Mechanical Sciences Tripos and won the Rex Moir and Ricardo prizes. He then joined the English Electric Company for four years and it was to be nearly twenty years before he returned to Cambridge. During those years he went to the States to join MIT as a teaching instructor whilst completing a PhD. He was then promoted to Assistant Professor before returning to England as a lecturer at Imperial College, London. After only three years at Imperial, he was appointed Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Sheffield, at the age of 31, a post which he held for nine years.