Professor Neil Chapman to be conferred as Emeritus Professor

18th October 2016
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Emeritus Professor Neil Chapman

Emeritus Professor Neil Chapman

The University of Sheffield have announced they will confer the title of Emeritus Professor on Neil Chapman with effect from 1st January 2017 in recognition of his most distinguished services and contribution to the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at this University.

The title is awarded to retired Professors who have made an exceptional contribution in academic leadership terms, including dedicated achievement to his or her field of study.

Emeritus Professor is an honorary title, recognising distinguished academic service at the University of Sheffield. It is a prestigious award and is not therefore conferred lightly; the title of Emeritus Professor may be conferred upon fully retired Professors or Honorary Professors who meet the eligibility criteria and following formal recommendation to, and approval by, the Vice-Chancellor.