Professor Danielle George MBE is an Engineer, Astrophysicist and TV presenter.
Danielle studied Astrophysics and worked at Jodrell Bank Observatory.
She was awarded a Professorship at the age of 38 and appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire in the 2016 Queen’s honours list for services to engineering through public engagement.
In 2016, Danielle George received the Royal Academy of Engineering Rooke Medal for Services to Engineering, in 2017 she received the Harold Hartley Medal for Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Measurement and Control and in 2018 she was awarded the 2018 Michael Faraday Prize.
Danielle’s research is dedicated to solving one of the 14 world engineering grand challenges of the 21st century; engineering the tools for scientific discovery.
Her expertise in radio frequency engineering and microwave communications is applicable to a broad range of scientific and industrial sectors.
To date, her research has focused on delivering class-leading ultra-low noise receivers for Space and Aerospace applications.
She has worked with agriculturists on the development of instrumentation to measure water usage and with a number of multi-national companies such as Rolls Royce where she worked on industrial gas turbine engines.
As a presenter, Professor Danielle George has been on our screens presenting:
- Revolutions: Ideas that Changed our World on BBC Four
- Horizon: Avalanche: Making a Deadly Snowstorm for BBC Two
- Hyper Evolution: Rise of the Robots on BBC Four
- Search for a New Earth (with Professor Stephen Hawking) on BBC Two
- Nation of Inventors on BBC One North West
- Television’s Opening Night: How the Box was Born on BBC Four
Professor Danielle George MBE – Keynote Speaker
A popular keynote speaker, Danielle can deliver presentations on a number of themes and topics. A popular presentation is For the Daydreamers, The Distracted and The Intrigued: Discover your Inner Engineer.
We are all born scientists and engineers, because we all ask ‘Why?’ all the time when we’re children, and that is a fundamental question to any scientist. At some point, we say ‘How?’ as well, and that’s the engineer in you. Professor Danielle George will show us why it is the role of every one of us to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers.