IEEE Distinguished Lecturer Appointment for Professor Spurgeon

Head of School, Professor Sarah Spurgeon, has been appointed an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Control Systems Society Distinguished Lecturer with an initial term of three years.
IEEE Distinguished Lecturers are engineering professionals who help lead their fields in new technical developments that shape the global community. As a Distinguished Lecturer they travel to various technical and regional groups to lecture at events. In the control area there are typically nine across the world at any time appointed for three year terms.
Professor Spurgeon is a member of the School’s Instrumentation, Control and Embedded Systems Research Group. Her expertise lies in the area of sliding mode control and her lecture series will focus on how novel control strategies can be developed to improve the performance of engineering systems through lifecycle, despite the changes in operating conditions and external influences that will be experienced over time.