Professor Carol Featherston

Elected: 2023

Area(s): Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine & Mathematics

Specialist Subject(s): Sustainable Transport

Professor, Sustainable Transport Lead, Cardiff University.

Professor Featherston is a chartered engineer and Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers and Royal Aeronautical Society with industrial experience at Airbus, ICI, and Rolls Royce. Her expertise is in the design and optimization of lightweight structures for the aerospace, automotive, and civil sectors. She leads several initiatives focused on sustainable transport and decarbonizing transport through electrification at Cardiff University. She is also the Honorary Secreatary of the Applied Mechanics Group of the Institute of Physics and an ambassador for the Aerospace Wales Forum.