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Naeem Hussain awarded Royal Academy of Engineering Fellowship

Jerman Cheung Jerman Cheung East Asia Press Office,Hong Kong
23 September 2020

Naeem Hussain, Arup’s Global Bridge Design Leader, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng).

The top-level national academy honours around 50 new Fellows from all engineering disciplines each year, in recognition of their outstanding and continuing contributions to the profession.

Educated in both engineering and architecture, Naeem joined Arup in 1969 and has over 50 years’ experience of structural civil and bridge engineering works around the world. His work includes the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau BridgeStonecutters Bridge in Hong Kong, Brunei Temburong Bridge and the highly acclaimed Queensferry Crossing in Scotland, which was awarded the RAEng’s Major Project Award this year.

Naeem is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences and International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE). In 2012, he was awarded the Prince Philip Medal, the highest individual award of the RAEng. He was inducted into the Scottish Engineering Hall of Fame in 2016.


The new Fellows who join us today are among the most talented and successful engineers working in the field today, leaders in areas from transport and our essential data infrastructure to lifesaving developments in medical research. We look forward to working with them and benefiting from their ideas and insight as we strive to inform public debate and provide workable solutions to our shared national and global challenges. ” Sir Jim McDonald FREng FRSE President of the Royal Academy of Engineering

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