Royal Academy of Engineering appoints youngest fellow

The Royal Academy of Engineering has appointed its youngest ever fellow. Richard Laming, 38, is a technical director at opto-electronic manufacturer Kymata and is a world expert on long distance optical fibre communications. His work includes a device that can recompress optical signals during transmission to keep them focused. The 43 fellows elected by the […]

The Royal Academy of Engineering has appointed its youngest ever fellow. Richard Laming, 38, is a technical director at opto-electronic manufacturer Kymata and is a world expert on long distance optical fibre communications. His work includes a device that can recompress optical signals during transmission to keep them focused. The 43 fellows elected by the academy as representing `the best of British engineering talent and experience’ comprised 20 individuals, including BAE Systems chairman John Weston and Corus joint chief executive John Bryant, plus 18 academics and five consultants and senior government officers.