Professor Peter Wells CBE FREng FRS FMedSci FLSW MAE
Distinguished Research Professor, School of Engineering, Cardiff University
Awarded for his outstanding achievements in medical engineering over six decades. He pioneered the development of ultrasonics as a diagnostic and surgical tool, which has revolutionised clinical practice.
2014 Sir Frank Whittle Award
Professor Lin Li FREng
Head of the Manufacturing Research Group and Director of the Laser Processing Research Centre, The University of Manchester
Awarded for his outstanding and sustained research achievements for engineering innovations in manufacturing that have directly benefited the UK economy.
2013 Sir Frank Whittle Medal news release
Dan Chambers, Co-founder and Director of Draft Wheelchairs Ltd
Dan Chambers was awarded the medal for his 15 years' experience of product design, innovation and manufacture of specialised sports equipment such as racing wheelchairs and hand-cycles built to suit each elite athlete's unique physical needs.
2012 Sir Frank Whittle Medal news release
Professor Sir Richard Feachem KBE CBE FREng
Sir Richard was awarded the 2010 medal for his engineering-based approach to managing aid and controlling some of the most virulent diseases.
2011 Sir Frank Whittle Medal news release
Professor Sir Michael Brady FREng FRS
Sir Michael won this medal for his contributions to medical analysis and in particular for taking theoretical inputs through to clinical applications and to successful commercial exploitation.
2009 Sir Frank Whittle Medal news release
Peter Head OBE FREng
Arup Director Peter Head has been awarded the Sir Frank Whittle Medal for his efforts to deliver an environmentally sustainable built environment in a rapidly urbanising world.
2008 Sir Frank Whittle Medal news release
Mike Glover FREng
Arup Director Mike Glover has won this year’s prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering Sir Frank Whittle Medal for his achievement in the planning, design and construction of the Channel Tunnel Rail Link Project (CTRL).
2007 Sir Frank Whittle Medal news release
Michael Ramsay pioneered the TiVo technology that is changing the world of home entertainment - the culmination of a lifetime of innovation in computer graphics, workstations and consumer software technologies.
2006 Sir Frank Whittle Medal news release
Peter John Lawrenson
Peter John Lawrenson, Emeritus Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Leeds has won this year's prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering Sir Frank Whittle Medal.
2005 Sir Frank Whittle Medal news release
Professor Ian Young OBE FREng FRS
Professor Young, one of the pioneers of the diagnostic engineering technology Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), has won this year’s prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering Sir Frank Whittle Medal.
Professor Roland Clift OBE FREng
Distinguished Professor of Environmental Technology and Director, Centre for Environmental Strategy, University of Surrey
'for his leading role in developing the holistic life cycle assessment of products - cradle to grave analysis - and the recognition of environmental and social issues.'
Professor John Ffowcs Williams FREng
Rank Professor of Engineering (Acoustics)
University of Cambridge
‘for contributions to the foundations and applications of Aeroacoustics, which have enabled dramatic reductions in the noise of aircraft and submarines’.
Professor Tim Berners-Lee OBE FREng FRS
Director, World Wide Web Consortium
‘for creating the World Wide Web, which in just ten years has connected millions of people all over the world, enabling them to work together, trade and manage information in real time’.