2014

Dr Dame Sue Ion DBE FREng

Awarded in recognition of her outstanding service to the nuclear industry, the Academy itself and to the wider world of engineering.

 

2013

Terry Hill CBE FREng

Chair of Arup’s Board of Trustees

The award was made in recognition of his significant and far-reaching contribution to the sector. He has supported UK engineering around the world and helped to promote excellence in engineering education.

2013 President's Medal news release

 

2011

Professor Anthony Kelly CBE DL FREng FRS

Fellow, Churchill College Cambridge

In recognition for his having founded and developed the field of strong solids made from composite materials, now used extensively  in industry. He is widely regarded as the 'Father of Composite Materials'.

2011 President's Medal news release

 

2009

Sir Alan Rudge CBE FREng FRS

Chairman, The ERA Foundation

Recognising him for his personal contributions as an engineer, as an engineering industrialist through his inspirational and unselfish leadership role in the furtherance of engineering and industry in the UK.

 

2007

Rolls Royce plc

Rolls-Royce became the first company to receive the President’s Medal for particular initiatives in promoting excellence in engineering.

 

2006

Sir David Davies CBE FREng FRS                                              

Chairman, The Hazards Forum

In recognition of his consistent promotion of engineering at the highest levels in the UK throughout his distinguished career.

2006 President's Medal news release

 

2005

Jonathan Ive

Vice-President of Industrial Design at Apple

In recognition of his outstanding achievements in engineering design and in particular in the design of the iPod, which represents the very best of human interface engineering.

2005 President's Medal news release

 

2004

Jim Eyre

Partner/Director, Wilkinson Eyre Architects

 

2000

HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 

Senior Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

 

1998

Keith Duckworth OBE 

Life President, Co-founder and past Chairman, Cosworth Engineering Ltd

 

1995

Sir William Stewart FRS FRSE 

Chief Scientific Adviser, Cabinet Office and Head of the Office of Science and Technology

 

1994

Lord Phillips of Ellesmere FRS

Chairman of the Advisory Board for the Research Councils

In recognition of his outstanding contribution over many years to the direction of research in science and engineering.

 

1993

Sir Neil Cossons OBE

Director of the Science Museum

 

1990

The Rt Hon Lord Lloyd of Kilgerran CBE QC

President, The Foundation for Science and Technology

 

1988

Lord Sainsbury of Turville HonFREng

 

1987

Air Marshal Sir Richard Wakeford KCB LVO OBE AFC

Chairman of Trustees, the MacRobert Trusts