Richard Andrew Williams

Principal and Vice Chancellor, Heriot-Watt University

Professor Richard Williams OBE FREng FTSE FRSE is a Fellow and Vice President of The Royal Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering and a Fellow of The Royal Society of Edinburgh. He is a professor and Vice Chancellor at Heriot-Watt University with academic research interests in energy systems, chemical and mineral engineering and sensors. He was a co-author of the Royal Academy of Engineering and Chinese Academy of Sciences report into the future of energy storage technologies and policy. He has interests in radical innovation.

Experience

  • 2015–present
    Principal and Vice Chancellor, Heriot-Watt University

Honours

OBE FREng FTSE FRSE