Granta Management Team

Prof. Michael F. Ashby

Non-Executive Chairman

Mike is Royal Society Professor in the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge. He is a world-renowned authority on engineering materials and the author/co-author of the best-selling textbooks, Engineering Materials I & II and Materials Selection in Mechanical Design and of over 200 papers on mechanisms of plasticity and fracture, powder compaction, mechanisms of wear, methodologies for materials selection, and the modeling of material shaping processes, among other topics. He is recipient of numerous awards and honors including Fellow of the Royal Society and Member of the American Academy of Engineering. Prior to Cambridge, he was a professor at Harvard University and held academic positions in Germany and France. He is also co-founder of Granta and directs development of Granta’s CES EduPack.

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