Prof. Rebecca Shipley OBE

Professor of Healthcare Engineering - Department of Mechanical Engineering

University College London


Becky is Professor of Healthcare Engineering in UCL Mechanical Engineering. Her research develops model-based techniques to better understand how diseased and damaged tissues function and repair, data-driven models for predicting physiology, and healthcare technologies that meet the needs of patients and clinicians.

Becky is a passionate advocate for healthcare engineering and the translation of scientific discoveries into practice. She leads the UCL Institute of Healthcare Engineering, co-led the UCL-Ventura programme which delivered non-invasive ventilators in the UK and globally during the pandemic, and is Chief Research Officer at UCLPartners.

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