Michael Alston is Course leader for Engineering programmes in Higher Education. Michael has been a member of the Institute of Acoustics (MIOA) for 37 years and is currently an education committee member, having held positions of Chairman, Secretary and Council Member for the Eastern Region.
Michael is a multi-disciplined qualified engineer specializing in acoustic and vibration. Born in Colchester, he has had an industrial engineering career of 27 years at two major Colchester-based international companies. This was followed by a lectureship at Colchester Institute and University Centre Colchester.
President of The Colchester Engineering Society, he is passionate about promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics within the local engineering community.