Professor of Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton

Ian Williams is Associate Dean (Enterprise) and the Head of the Centre for Environmental Science at the Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton. He specialises in environmental pollution and resource management. Ian has published two books and over 110 peer-reviewed papers on waste and environmental issues, as well as over 100 commercial project reports.

He obtained his first degree in Chemistry from the University of Surrey in 1988 and a PhD in Public Attitudes to Air Pollution from Road Traffic from Middlesex University in 1995. He has been a lecturer at Middlesex University (1989-2000), the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan, 2000-2004) and the University of Southampton (UoS, 2005-present). He was the founder and Head of the Centre for Waste Management at the UCLan. He has appeared numerous times on broadcast media, including on BBC Radio 4’s Costing the Earth.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Engineering and the Enviroment , University of Southampton

Honours

CIWM Waste Regulation Award for 2010, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15 ; Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Baker Medal for 2010; CIWM James Jackson Award for 2006