Dame Jane Jiang, professor of precision metrology at the University of Huddersfield, has been appointed a member of the Science, Engineering and Technology Board of the UK government-backed Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Dame Jiang is also director of the EPSRC Future Metrology Hub at the university and the Renishaw/Royal Academy of Engineering chair in precision metrology.

According to the EPSRC, the board’s role is to use its scientific and technological insights to champion funding for new research in engineering and physical science and provide advice and scientific guidance to the EPSRC Executive.

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