The Vice Chancellor
Professor Neal Juster BSc PhD CEng FIMechE
Professor Neal Juster is Vice Chancellor of the University of Lincoln, UK, having assumed the role in October 2021. As part of this role, he is a Director of UL Learning Resources Ltd, Riseholme Park Farms Ltd, ULEX, and UoL Services Ltd. Neal is also a Chair of the Members Committee for the University of Lincoln Academy Trust.
A graduate of the University of Leeds, where he obtained a BSc in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD in Computer Aided Design, Neal has gained extensive experience in university management across his career. He was a Senior Vice-Principal and Deputy Vice Chancellor at the University of Glasgow, having been initially appointed as Vice-Principal (Strategy and Resources). Previously, he was Pro Vice-Principal, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, and Head of Department in the Department of Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management at the University of Strathclyde, and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Leeds.
Across his academic career, Neal's research interests were in the broad area of computer aided design, including rapid prototyping and use of virtual reality in design and manufacturing processes. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and a member of the QAA Advisory Committee on Degree Awarding Powers.
Senior Executive Assistant to the Vice Chancellor