The School of Chemical and Process Engineering has appointed three of its experienced staff to senior positions today. Dr Jim Young has taken up the role of Deputy Head of School, Professor Bruce Hanson is the new Director of Student Education and Professor Sven Schroeder is the School’s new Director of Research and Innovation.
Dr Young will be working alongside the Head of School and is responsible primarily for the day-to-day running and management of the school such as space management, health and safety, budgetary control and more.
Coming from an applied spectroscopy and nuclear engineering background, Dr Young joined the University of Leeds in September 2003 to manage our relationship with the UK’s civil nuclear industry. Since then he has worked primarily within the nuclear group, helping to strengthen our links with Sellafield Ltd and the National Nuclear Laboratory. More recently he became School Director of Research from January 2012 until his recent appointment as Deputy Head