Principal Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost

Professor Hai-Sui Yu

Professor Hai-Sui Yu serves as a ‘standing deputy’ for the Vice-Chancellor; provides oversight and coordination of the University’s academic strategy and its planning and delivery; and leads on the University’s international strategy.

Hai Sui

He also holds the role of Professor of Geotechnical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering.

Previously Professor Yu served as Pro Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement), Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Head of the School of Civil Engineering, and Professor of Geotechnical Engineering at the University of Nottingham. Throughout his academic career, Professor Yu has also worked with many leading institutions in the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, France, Austria, and Italy. 

He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2011 for outstanding personal engineering achievement.