Professor Nick Lieven
Pro Vice-Chancellor (International), University of Bristol and Chair, Global Higher Education Group, Worldwide University Network, United Kingdom

Professor Nick Lieven is Pro Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Aircraft Dynamics. His particular area of responsibility is for international activities within the University. Previously he was the Pro Vice-Chancellor for Education before moving to his current role in September 2013.

He was awarded his first degree in Acoustics and Vibration from the Institute of Sound and Vibration Research in Southampton (1982-1986) and then went to Imperial College London and gained a PhD in Mechanical Engineering supported by Rolls-Royce (1986-1990). He stayed at Imperial College as a lecturer before joining Airbus on a Royal Academy of Engineering Industrial Fellowship, then taking up a lectureship at Bristol University. He was made a professor and Head of Aerospace Engineering in 2002 and became Dean of Engineering in 2007. He is visiting professor at the Los Alamos National Laboratories in the US and was the founding director of the Agusta Westland University Technology Centre in Rotorcraft Vibration which maps onto his continued research interests.