Dr. WANDA LEWIS
Emeritus Professor; University of Warwick School of Engineering,
Chartered Engineer and Fellow at the Institute of Frei Otto
After a short spell in industry, Wanda Lewis joined the University of Warwick in 1986 where she is based to this day She is an Emeritus Professor in the School of Engineering, a chartered engineer, and a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Her 30 years of research experience is reflected in her monograph Tension Structures: Form and Behaviour, numerous research articles, and press releases. She is a pioneer of form-finding methods that predict optimal shapes of building and bridges, as a function of statistically prevalent loads (a feature observed in natural structures).