Blythe becomes Royal Academy of Engineering Fellow
ITS (UK) Rees Hills Award winner Professor Phil Blythe has been honoured with one of the biggest accolades he could get, a Fellowship of the Royal Academy of Engineering.
The Department for Transport’s Chief Scientific Adviser, Blythe is one of 53 leading engineers from the UK and the world to have been elected. The Academy says it is in recognition of his outstanding and continuing contributions to the profession.
It says they join an Academy on a mission to use the power of engineering to build a sustainable society and create an inclusive economy that works for everyone.
Blythe’s academic focus has been the development of Intelligent Transport Systems and he plays a leading role in optimising the relationship between technology and policy in the transport field. He is Professor of Intelligent Transport Systems at Newcastle University.