Michael T. Wright (engineer)
|Michael T Wright|
|Born||11 April 1947|
|Died||10 January 2015(aged 67)|
Wright was born 11 April 1947 and attended Sheldon Heath School, Birmingham. He took an apprenticeship then studied Electrical Engineering at Aston University, gaining a first class degree in 1969. After working in industry he returned as Professor of Mechanical Engineering in 1990. He was later Senior Pro-Vice-Chancellor, between 1994-1996, becoming Vice-Chancellor in 1996 for ten years. He retired in 2006 and died of cancer 10 January 2015. He was survived by his wife and daughter.
FIEE 1981; FREng 1988; FIMechE 1989; FRSA 1989; CMath 1994; FIMA 1994; CCMI 1997. 
- "Birthday's today". The Telegraph. 11 April 2012. Retrieved 11 April 2014.
Prof Michael Wright, Vice–Chancellor, Aston University, 1996–2006, 65
- "Officers of the University from its inception to the present". Aston University. Retrieved 11 April 2014.
- Debretts People of Today
- www.aston.ac.uk news release 20 Jan 2015
- Birmingham Mail 13 Jan 2015 "Aston University stalwart Professor Michael Wright dies, aged 67"
Frederick W. Crawford
|Vice-Chancellor of Aston University
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