Awarded to an individual or team of up to six engineers either working or studying in the UK. It will be awarded for having made the greatest contribution to the advancement of any field of engineering within the period of the four years prior to the making of the award. A cash prize of £3,000 will be awarded to an individual, up to a maximum of £6,000 for a team.
The Colin Campbell Mitchell Award commemorates the life and work of one of Scotland's most accomplished marine engineers. Edinburgh-born Colin Campbell Mitchell OBE FRSE (1904-69) had a long and distinguished career with Brown Brothers Engineering where he pioneered the development of the steam catapult for use on aircraft carriers.
Nominations for the 2017 award are now closed. The winner will be announced later on this year.
Read more about our past winners below:
2016 Colin Campbell Mitchell Award news release
2015 Colin Campbell Mitchell Award news release
2014 Colin Campbell Mitchell Award news release