Antenova Chief Scientist wins prestigious Award
Antenova Chief Scientist Professor Simon Kingsley has received a prestigious award from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Europe’s largest professional society for engineers.
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The award was presented on Tuesday, November 13 as part of Achievement Awards of the IET’s prestigious Ambition and Achievement Awards at a ceremony at the Marriott Grosvenor Hotel,
The Achievement Awards programme recognises and rewards excellence in individuals within the engineering and technology fields. The programme covers students and young professionals who are in the early stages of their career through to individuals who are at the pinnacle of their careers.
The awards include the Institution’s most prestigious award the Faraday Medal plus two Honorary Fellowships.
Robin McGill, IET CEO said: “The IET awards have a long and distinguished history and have been awarded to many of the great names in engineering and technology. This year’s recipients are among the leading figures in their fields and are making important and valuable contributions to the well-being of mankind.”
As well as the Achievement Awards the IET also presented its annual Ambition Awards. These celebrate the achievements of young engineering and technology professionals and students, and offer them financial and practical support throughout their studies.
Each year the IET awards more than £426,000 in scholarship and bursaries. This includes £140,000 in FUSE scholarships for students who are embarking on IET accredited engineering degree courses in the
Speaking about the Ambition Awards Robin McGill said: “The IET is committed to supporting and encouraging the next generation of engineers and technologists. We believe that providing financial and practical support is a valuable investment in the future. It is those who forge careers in engineering and technology who will tackle the major challenges which face the world today.”
Faraday Medal – Professor Stephen Furber – Wilmslow,
Oliver Lodge Medal for achievement in Information Technology – Professor Ralph Benjamin – Kingsweston, Bristol
Ambrose Fleming Medal for achievement in Communications – Professor Simon Kingsley – Stow-Cum-Quy, Cambridge
IET Achievement Medal – Mr Jim Morrison – Kirkella, East Riding
Heaviside Medal for achievement in Control – Professor Ian Postlethwaite - Leicester
Sir Monty Finniston Award for outstanding technical contribution to any field of Engineering – Dr Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu – Pasadena, USA
Mike Sargeant Career Achievement Award for Young Professionals – Mr Guruprasad Madhavan –
Sir Henry Royce Medal for Young Professionals – Mr Phil Harper – Sheffield,
IET Honorary Fellowship: Mr Richard Lampman –
Details of each recipient can by found at www.theiet.org/awards
Photography of the recipients and further information is available from the IET Press Office:
Tel: 020 7344 8403
The Institution of Engineering and Technology
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is one of the world’s leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community. The IET has more than 150,000 members in 127 countries and has offices in Europe,
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