KCLEA Inaugural Lecture 2015

The King’s College London Engineers’ Association (KCLEA) hosted their inaugural annual lecture on Thursday, 12 February 2015. King’s alumna Liz Beckman (Electronic & Electrical Engineering, 1974) gave a talk entitled ‘The impact of Engineering on Medicine - from Imaging to Surgery and beyond’.

Liz gained a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at King's College London, where she was one of the few women studying Engineering. She has been working in the medical imaging world for over 30 years, starting her career with EMI Medical in the early days of CT. She has also worked for GE, AMI hospitals, Picker and was Managing Director of Elscint(GB) before founding Lanmark Medical Innovations, with Dr Neil Ridyard, in 1989.

Liz was President of the British Institute of Radiology from 1993-94, and is a Fellow of the BIR. Liz is also a co-author of the book 'Godfrey Hounsfield: intuitive genius of CT'.






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