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Professor Arthur W. Lees, BSc, PhD, DSc, CEng, CPhys, FIMechE, FInstP,
LRPS, graduated in physics and remained in Manchester University,
Manchester, United Kingdom for three years’ research. After completing
his PhD, he joined the Central Electricity Generating Board, London, United
Kingdom, initially developing finite element codes and later resolving plant

After a sequence of positions, he was appointed head of the Turbine Group
for Nuclear Electric Plc, London, Kingdom. He moved to Swansea University
in 1995 and has been active in both research and teaching.

He is a regular reviewer of many technical journals and was, until his
recent retirement, on the editorial boards of the Journal of Sound and Vibration
and Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering. His research interests include structural dynamics, rotor dynamics, inverse problems and heat transfer. Professor Lees is a fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and the Institute of Physics, a chartered engineer and a chartered physicist. He was a member of the Council of the Institute of Physics, 2001–2005.
He is now professor emeritus at Swansea University but remains an active