CBE for ITS expert Phil Blythe

The Department for Transport’s former Chief Scientific Adviser, Professor Phil Blythe, has received a CBE in the New Years honours list. The Newcastle University academic is a distinguished engineer who has made an significant contribution to the transport sector in the development of Intelligent Transport Systems – the use of information, communications and computing technology […]

Government adviser salutes transport technology industry for COVID-19 response

The Department for Transport’s Chief Scientific Adviser has told the Transport Technology Forum conference that he has been extremely impressed by the way the industry stepped up to support government during the COVID-19 crisis. Opening the final session of the virtual conference, Professor Phil Blythe, who is a member of the SAGE Committee, told the […]

DfT’s Chief Scientific Adviser to speak at TTF Conference

The Transport Technology Forum has secured a keynote speech from Professor Phil Blythe as part of its closing session at this year’s online conference. The Department for Transport’s Chief Scientific Adviser, who sits on the Government’s SAGE Committee, is expected to talk about his reaction to the sector’s response to the Covid-19 crisis, particularly because […]

Blythe joins Academy top table

One of the world’s leading experts in Intelligent Transport Systems, Professor Phil Blythe, has been awarded one of the biggest accolades he could get, a Fellowship of the Royal Academy of Engineering. The Department for Transport’s Chief Scientific Adviser, Blythe is one of 53 leading engineers from the UK and the world to have been […]


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