2012

Naeem Hussain

Awarded for his groundbreaking work on some of the world’s most iconic bridges. His portfolio includes the world’s second longest cable-stay Stonecutters Bridge in Hong Kong, the multi award-winning Hulme Arch Bridge in Manchester and the Oresund road and rail crossing between Sweden and Denmark.

2012 Prince Philip Medal news release

 

2010

Professor John Davidson FREng FRS

Professor Davidson has made major contributions to chemical engineering on a global scale, most notably in the area of research in multi-phase flow in fluidisation and bubble flow, publishing over 250 papers in this field. He is currently working on key projects such as clean coal combustion which looks to underpin the design of zero-emission coal-fired power plants.

2010 Prince Philip Medal news release

 

2008

Ron Dennis

Recognising him for his leadership and entrepreneurial skills in building the McLaren Group into a major international brand. Through his leadership he has not only contributed to the discipline of engineering but also to the public perception of engineering inspiring future young engineers in the process.

2008 Prince Philip Medal news release

 

2006

Professor Olek Zienkiewicz CBE FREng FRS

Emeritus Professor and former Director of the Institute for Numerical Methods in Engineering at the University of Wales, Swansea

He is widely regarded as the 'Father of the Finite Element Method', for outstanding contributions spanning the wide field of mechanics and engineering.

2006 Prince Philip Medal news release

 

2005

Professor James Dooge FREng

Retired Chair in Civil Engineering, University College Dublin

2005 Prince Philip Medal news release

 

2004

Professor William Bonfield

Professor of Medical materials at the University of Cambridge

 

2003

Professor David Rhodes

Executive Chairman of Filtronic plc

 

2001

Philip Ruffles CBE FREng FRS RDI

Former engineering and Technology Director, Rolls-Royce plc

 

2000

Sir Alec Broers FREng FRS

Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge

 

1999

Sir John Browne FREng

Group Chief Executive, BP AMOCO plc

 

1997

Professor John Argyris FREng FRS

Formerly Director, Institute of Computer Applications, University of Stuttgart, Germany

Dr Ray W Clough

Nishkian Professor of StructuralEngineering, Emeritus,University of California, Berkeley, USA

 

1996

Dr Charles Kao CBE FRS FREng

Formerly Vice-Chancellor of the Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

1992

Sir Denis Rooke OM CBE FRS FREng

Formerly Chairman, British Gas plc

 

1991

Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle OM KBE CB FREng FRS