The medal is awarded biennially to an engineer of any nationality who has made an exceptional contribution to engineering as a whole through practice, management or education. 

This medal is commissioned by the Senior Fellow Prince Philip, who was instrumental in the establishment of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Nominations for the Prince Philip Medal are now closed.

Online nominations system



Lucien Bronicki

Former Chairman and CTO of Ormat Industries Ltd

Lucien Bronicki has received the 2018 Royal Academy of Engineering Prince Philip Medal for his outstanding work in developing new technologies to harness the earth’s geothermal power.Geothermal energy is a clean, virtually emissions-free, renewable energy resource. Lucien Bronicki’s pioneering work on organic fluid based powerplants has been critical for the development of the industry, enabling lower temperature energy sources to be tapped.

Prince Phillip Medal - 2018 press release


Dr Jonathan Ingram

Dr Jonathan Ingram, Silent Sensors Ltd, has been awarded the Prince Philip Medal for his work developing the Sonata and Reflex systems that heralded the revolution in Building Information Modelling (BIM).

Prince Phillip Medal - 2016 press release


Professor C C Chan FREng

Honorary Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Hong Kong

Awarded for his recognition of his role in the development of electric vehicles as we know them today.

Prince Philip Medal - 2014 Press Release