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Royal Society Research Professor Emeritus of Materials Science and Engineering and Principle Investigator of the Engineering Design Centre at Cambridge University
Dr. Ashby is world reknown for revolutionizing the approach to material selection to incorporate the aspects of feature, material, geometry, and process. In 1994, he co-founded Granta Design, which was aquired by Ansys in 2019. He was elected into the National Academy of Engineering for outstanding contributions in the understanding of the mechanical behavior of materials and for the development of useful formats for design. Dr. Ashby is currently the Royal Society Research Professor Emeritus of materials science and engineering and the Principle Investigator of the Engineering Design Centre at Cambridge University.