Michael Yianneskis’ is Honorary Professor at UCL Mechanical Engineering and Emeritus Professor of Fluid Mechanics of King’s College London, where he was Head of Engineering and Head of the School (Dean) of Physical Sciences and Engineering. He has published over 200 refereed journal and conference papers and has been awarded research grants and contracts totalling over £ 5 million. His research papers have been cited over 4400 times (Google Scholar, September 2016). His most recent research is concerned primarily with fluid mixing.
Prof. Yianneskis studied at the University of Manchester and Imperial College. Before coming to UCL, he led the Experimental and Computational Laboratory for the Analysis of Turbulence (ECLAT) at King’s and was Chair of Fluid Mixing Processes Subject Group of the IChemE. He has served on a multitude of research assessment and university evaluation committees worldwide and has been on the scientific and/or organising committees of numerous international conferences.