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. 

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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