September 30, 2020 (PA47). According to the latest news of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Tallahassee (Florida), our colleague David Larbalestier has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering: Larbalestier was cited for his "seminal work in high current, high field superconducting materials for over 50 years. "A native of the United Kingdom, he joins 49 of his compatriots in this year's group of fellows, along with three International Fellows. The Royal Academy is the U.K.'s national academy for engineering and technology, dedicated to advancing and promoting excellence in engineering for the benefit of society.”
Photo at left: David Larbalestier photo credit: Stephen Bilenky
Taken from the article "MagLab Superconductivity Expert Elected Fellow of Royal Academy of Engineering" published 22 September 2020.