Professor Jason Reese FREng, FRSE

Past Member
Professor Jason Reese FREng, FRSE

Regius Professor of Engineering in the University of Edinburgh

Jason Reese FREng FRSE is the Regius Professor of Engineering in the University of Edinburgh. Following a degree in Physics from Imperial College London, he completed his Masters and Doctoral research in Applied Mathematics at the University of Oxford in 1993. Subsequently he was a research fellow at the Technische Universitaet Berlin, and the University of Cambridge, before being appointed Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen, and then Lecturer and ExxonMobil Engineering Fellow at King's College London. He moved to the University of Strathclyde in 2003 as Weir Professor of Thermodynamics & Fluid Mechanics, and was Head of the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering until 2013 when he was appointed to the Regius Chair in Edinburgh University. In addition to his fundamental engineering science research on micro- and nano-scale flows, he is also involved in the industrial application of fluid mechanics. He co-founded Brinker Technology Ltd in 2002 to commercialise a novel leak detection and sealing system for oil/gas pipelines and wellheads, and water mains pipes. Jason Reese is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, and of the Institute of Physics.