Professor Kevin Edge FREng
Kevin Edge is an Emeritus Professor of the University of Bath.
Immediately prior to his retirement in May 2015, he held the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor.
He is an Honorary Fellow of the Centre for Power Transmission and Motion Control (PTMC).
He was employed at Rolls Royce for several years as a Senior Control Systems Engineer before joining the University of Bath in 1976.
Kevin is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and former Chair of the Institution's Mechatronics Informatics and Control Group. He has published extensively on various aspects of fluid power systems and their control and has been awarded a number of I.Mech.E prizes for Proceedings papers, and also, in 1991, the Bramah Medal. He has been involved in both National and International Standards committee work relating to fluid power.
For many years he co-edited the Proceedings of the annual Bath Symposium on Power Transmission and Motion Control [formerly known as the Bath Workshop on Power Transmission and Motion Control and, prior to that, the Bath International Fluid Power Workshop].
His research background is in the field of fluid power systems and their control. His research interests include: Positive Displacement Pumps; Fluid-borne and Air-borne Noise; Hydraulic servomechanisms; Hydraulic valve performance; Failure Mode & Effects Analysis & Fault Diagnosis.
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