Barry Lennox

Director and Co-founder of Ice Nine Ltd.

Barry Lennox is Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and Professor of Applied Control and Nuclear Engineering Decommissioning at The University of Manchester. He holds a Royal Academy Chair in Emerging Technologies and is the Director of the Robotics and Artificial Intelligence for Nuclear (RAIN) Research Hub that received £15M of funding through the ISCF Robotics for a Safer World programme. 


RAIN has led to many first-of-a-kind robotic deployments, and numerous industry funded follow-on studies. Barry has experience with technology translation, having developed the Acoustek® pipeline monitoring system, which has been commercialised by Circor, and co-founded Perceptive Engineering Ltd, a process control solutions provider that was sold to Applied Materials in 2020.