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The INI is pleased to announce that Professor Chris Breward has been appointed as the inaugural Scientific Director of the UK’s new Knowledge Exchange Hub for Mathematical Sciences (KE Hub). He joins existing KE Manager Rachael Harris, who together will drive knowledge exchange in the mathematical sciences at the national level.

Professor Breward has a long history of knowledge-exchange-rich research, and has used mathematics to address outstanding challenges with over 40 different business groups and companies. Amongst many other outcomes, his research has been used for applications as diverse as making “ultrathin” glass sheets viable, and enhancing the operation of sulphur-dioxide-removing filters.

You can read more about Professor Chris Breward's appointment here.