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The Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medal

The Silver Medal was established in 1994 to recognise an outstanding and demonstrated personal contribution to British engineering, which has led to market exploitation, by an engineer working in the United Kingdom, who is under the age of fifty and who will normally be Chartered. Up to four medals may be awarded in any one year.

Winners 2000 - 2004


Stephen Brown, a partner in Buro Happold Consulting Engineers, London

[Stephen Brown News Release]

Jonathan Holt, Drilling Technology Portfolio Leader, BP in Aberdeen

[Jonathan Holt News Release]

Professor Christopher Snowden, FREng, CEng, FIEE, FIEEE, CEO Filtronic ICS and a professor at the University of Leeds

[Christopher Snowden News Release]

Stuart Moran with his medalStuart Moran, one of the founders of Surgical Innovations, a small company based in Leeds

[Stuart Moran News Release]



Stephen Furber with his medalStephen Furber FREng FRS , ICL Professor of Computer Engineering at the University of Manchester

[Stephen Furber News Release]

Andy Hopper FREng, Professor of Communication Engineering at Cambridge University

[Andy HopperNews Release]

Dr Ian Mays, Managing Director of the St Albans based international wind energy company Renewable Energy Systems

[Ian Mays News Release]

Richard Williams FREng, Anglo America plc Professor of Mineral and Process Engineering at the University of Leeds

[Richard Williams News Release]


2002 Silver MedallistsRoyal Academy of Engineering Silver Medal winners 2002 (left to right):

Dr Andrew Rickman, Chairman of fibre-optic component manufacturer Bookham Technology plc

[Andrew Rickman News Release]

Nader Azarmi, head of the BTexact Intelligent Systems team at Adastral Park, Ipswich

[Nader Azarmi News Release]

Richard Friend, Cavendish Professor of Physics at Cambridge University and co-founder and Chief Scientist of Cambridge Display Technology Ltd

[Richard Friend News Release]

Colin Smith, Director of Engineering and Technology - Civil Aerospace at Rolls-Royce plc in Derby

[Colin Smith News Release]


2001 Silver MedallistsRoyal Academy of Engineering Silver Medal winners 2001 (left to right):

Professor Henry Beker FREng, founder and former Chairman of Baltimore Technologies plc

Professor Howard Hodson, Professor of Aerothermal Technology, University of Cambridge

Dr Neil Harvey, Turbine Aerothermal Specialist, Rolls-Royce plc

Mandy Chessell, WebSphere Architect, IBM UK plc


2000 Silver MedallistsMr Michael J Bowe
Business Manager, Advanced Process Systems, AEA Technology

Dr Andrew W Nelson
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, IQE plc

Professor Albert A Rodger
Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Aberdeen

Dr Robert Skidmore
Managing Director, SciMed Limited


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