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  • Title: Home | Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering
    Descriptive info: .. facebook.. twitter.. youtube.. Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering.. Skip to content.. Home.. Our Vision.. Our Aims.. News.. Media Resources.. QEP in the News.. Nominate.. Search Group 2015.. Judges 2015.. Trophy 2015.. The Challenge.. The Judges.. The App.. Trophy 2013.. Winners 2013.. Create the Future.. Charity.. Donors.. Trustees.. Jobs.. Resources.. Prize information.. Logos and branding.. Ready-to-use resources.. Contact.. The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering is a global £1 million prize that celebrates the engineers responsible for a ground-breaking innovation  ...   the public profile of engineering and to inspire young people to become engineers.. Create the Trophy.. Create the Trophy.. for the QEPrize.. Create the Future.. Inspiring engineers.. Winners 2013.. The first winners of the QEPrize.. QEPrize YouTube channel.. Watch all our films here.. QEPrize Flickr channel.. For all our photos.. QEPrize News.. All the news from the QEPrize.. Prize rules and conditions.. Privacy policy.. QEPrize 2014 All rights reserved.. The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering presents:.. createthefuture.. qeprize.. org..

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  • Title: Our Vision | Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering
    Descriptive info: The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering is a wonderful recognition for modern engineers and their ground-breaking achievements.. As an engineer, I consider it a great honour to be part of the panel of judges for this prestigious award.. Narayana Murthy.. Our Vision.. Engineering is fundamental.. It tackles the big global issues; it designs our homes and creates our water, energy and communications systems; it sustains our economies.. It transports, transforms,  ...   it does not touch.. From the creation of new materials to make the clothes of the future to the development of clean, green sources of power – engineering underpins almost every detail of modern life.. This is the real story of twenty-first century engineering.. This is what the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering celebrates.. This global £1M prize will recognise world-changing advances in engineering that have made a difference to humanity..

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  • Title: Our Aims | Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering
    Descriptive info: The Queen Elizabeth Prize is what the world has been waiting for since the days of George Stephenson (and his steam engine).. It will help inspire a new generation of young people focused on finding practical solutions to global challenges.. Professor Calestous Juma.. Our Aims.. Engineering drives economic progress.. In 2011, 24% of UK turnover was dependent on engineering.. By 2020 we will need a further 1.. 25 million science, engineering and technology professional and technicians.. We will only meet this demand if many more young people consider engineering as  ...   women (currently 6% of professional engineers) pursue the career.. These ambitions resonate across the world because we need engineers to take on the challenges of the future.. The QEPrize messages are global: engineering is an exciting and fulfilling career; engineers are at the heart of society; engineers create the future.. As we search for the next winner, we will discover and celebrate the untold stories of engineering success and the people behind them.. And we will inspire a new generation of engineers to take up the challenges of the future..

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  • Title: News | Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering
    Descriptive info: Create the Trophy!.. June 23, 2014.. The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, in association with the Science Museum, launches a competition: ‘Create the Trophy’ inviting young people to design an iconic trophy for the next winners of the prestigious £1 million global Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (QEPrize).. The QEPrize is the world’s pre-eminent engineering prize.. Launched in 2011 and awarded.. Read the  ...   2014.. QEPrize supports government STEM campaign.. May 7, 2014.. QEPrize Nominations Open.. March 4, 2014.. Create the Future 26 November 2013.. November 28, 2013.. Awards Day 25 June 2013.. June 26, 2013.. Internet and Web pioneers win QEPrize.. March 18, 2013.. QEPrize announcement date – 18 March 2013.. January 30, 2013.. Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering trophy prize winner announced.. December 2, 2012..

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  • Title: Media Resources | Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering
    Descriptive info: Press Releases + Information.. For up to date press releases.. Photos.. A selection of QEPrize photos.. Films.. Download our films..

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  • Title: QEP in the News | Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering
    Descriptive info: Vogue: Building the Future.. January 16, 2014.. A civil engineer with 30 years experience, Jo da Silva is the woman with the plans to save the world.. Working in the aftermath of global disasters, from Rwanda to Sri Lanka, Da Silva oversees the building of schools, health centres and sanitation systems while  ...   a.. BBC: The Modern Monarchy.. January 1, 2014.. The Economist: The Internet s Fifth Man.. December 1, 2013.. The Georgia Engineer: Front Page feature.. November 16, 2013.. Voice of America: QEPrize Schools Event.. June 28, 2013.. Evening Standard: The Girl Gap.. Evening Standard: Sir Tim on girls in engineering.. June 25, 2013..

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  • Title: Nominate | Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering
    Descriptive info: Nominations for the 2015 QEPrize are now closed.. The judging process is now underway – you can find out about our distinguished panel of judges here –.. www.. org/judges2015.. The winners will be announced early in 2015.. If you’d like to keep in touch with QEPrize activities please sign up for our newsletter by emailing.. info@qeprize.. and keep an eye on this website for announcements.. Criteria.. For nominations.. The judges will use these criteria to select the winner, or winners, of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering.. Criterion 1.. What is it that this person has done (or up to three people have done) that is a ground-breaking innovation in engineering?.. Criterion 2.. In what way has this innovation been of global benefit to humanity?.. Criterion 3.. Is there anyone else who might claim to have had a pivotal role in this development?.. Anyone can make a nomination for the prize online.. The closing date for nominations is 14 July 2014.. Process.. Nominations process.. Nominations will be managed online.. Nominees will receive an email informing them of the nomination.. Referees will be invited to support the nomination, entering their references on the website.. Completed, eligible nominations will go forward to the judges.. Please read the Prize Rules Conditions before starting your nomination.. March 2015 Prize Rules.. Q+A.. Information on the Prize.. Q.. Who can win?.. A.. This will be a single prize awarded to one individual, or a team of up to three people, responsible for a ground-breaking innovation in engineering that has been of global benefit to humanity.. What is in the scope of ‘engineering’ that the QEPrize could be awarded for?.. Engineering benefits us in all aspects of life and the boundaries are constantly changing.. The QEPrize will reflect this and will include all disciplines and sectors.. The fruits of engineering range from nano-scale devices that get medicines to where they are needed in the body to the world’s biggest – and greenest – buildings; from the pinpoint accuracy of robots that perform heart surgery to the proliferation of ever-faster multiplatform broadband applications; from hi-tech fabrics to make the smart clothes of the future to new, clean and green sources of energy to power the world.. And engineering also promotes the sharing of ideas and information, empowering the desire for freedom, security and a better quality of life.. Who is the QEPrize open to?.. The QEPrize is international and open to any nationality.. Nominations and suggestions are welcomed from across the world.. The only limitations are that self-nomination and posthumous nomination are not allowed.. Who is involved in judging?.. There is an independent international judging panel appointed for each QEPrize cycle, details of which can be found on the website: www.. Will there be an award ceremony?.. A ceremony and gala event will take place in summer 2015.. What is the point of the QEPrize?.. Perceptions of engineering are often outdated.. If  ...   Foundation (QEPrize Foundation), an incorporated charity, was established to deliver the QEPrize free from any external intervention or influence.. It is important for the reputation of the UK that the QEPrize is recognised internationally as of the highest standards in every respect.. The QEPrize Foundation is chaired by Lord Browne of Madingley and the other trustees are Sir John Parker, President of The Royal Academy of Engineering; Sir Paul Nurse, President of the Royal Society, Ms Mala Gaonkar, Managing Director of Lone Pine Capital and Sir John Beddington, Professor of Applied Biology at Imperial College London.. Sir Mark Walport, Chief Scientific Adviser to the UK Government, is an adviser to the Foundation.. The day-to-day running of the prize is handled by a small team at the Royal Academy of Engineering led by Caroline Evans, Director of the QEPrize.. What is the mechanism for nomination?.. Nominations will be open from 4 March 2014 to 14 July 2014.. Nominations are to be made online via the QEPrize website: www.. The rules and conditions of the prize state that each nomination must be accompanied by two references from.. ‘suitable referees, who are distinguished people not employed in the same organization as the nominee, who are not the nominee’s collaborators and who are not part of the nominee’s immediate family’.. What is a distinguished person?.. A ‘distinguished person’ is someone who is a recognised expert in the relevant field with a profile in the academic or corporate world, as demonstrated by their publication record and/or international recognition.. They must be very familiar with the technical detail and significance of the work of the nominee and able to speak with authority about the nature and impact of the innovation.. What are the key milestones?.. Key milestones include:.. Appointment of international judging panel – 4 March 2014.. Call for nominations 4 March 2014.. Nominations closed – 14 July 2014.. Announcement of the winner Spring 2015.. Will any of the donor companies be allowed to nominate projects for the prize?.. Donor companies have no influence on the judging process, which will be carried out by an independent panel of international judges who are distinguished leaders in their fields.. Against what criteria were the judges selected?.. The judges are eminent international figures representing the range of engineering disciplines, and reflecting every region of the world.. The judging panel includes leading academics and heads of corporations.. Together they have the authority, perspective and experience required to establish the overall winner of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering.. Won’t this prize be awarded to the most ‘media friendly’ winner rather than for engineering merit?.. Judges will be looking for nominations that satisfy the following criteria: a person or up to three people who is (or who are) personally and indisputably responsible for a ground-breaking innovation in engineering, of demonstrable global benefit to humanity.. What criteria will the judges use to identify the winner?.. As above..

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  • Title: Search Group | Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering
    Descriptive info: Professor Sir William Wakeham.. FREng.. Chair of Search Group.. Professor Sir William Wakeham retired as Vice Chancellor of the University of Southampton in September 2009.. After degrees in Physics at Exeter University and a postdoctoral period at Brown University, USA, he spent his academic career in the Chemical Engineering Department at Imperial College London where he became Deputy Rector in 1996.. He has been a Member of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and in 2008 he chaired a review of physics in the UK and completed a review of the effectiveness of full economic costing of research in 2010.. Sir William is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, has been Senior Vice President from 2011 and is its International Secretary.. He has also served as President of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, Visiting Professor at Imperial College London (2011–12), Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon and University of Exeter, as well as Chair of the Exeter Science Park Company, non-executive Director of Ilika plc, Chair of the South East Physics Network, and Trustee of the Royal Anniversary Trust and the Rank Prizes Fund.. He was made a Knight Bachelor in 2009 for services to chemical engineering and higher education.. Professor Stephen Williamson.. FREng FIET FIEEE FC GI.. Deputy Chair and Chair Elect.. Professor Stephen Williamson is a graduate of the Department of Electrical Engineering at Imperial College.. He has spent most of his career in universities, punctuated by a spell as Technical Director of Brook Compton from 1997 to 2000.. In his academic career he has held posts at Aberdeen, Imperial College, Cambridge and Manchester, moving to his most recent post at the University of Surrey in February 2009.. He retired as Deputy Vice Chancellor Research and Innovation in 2013.. His research interests are centred on the design and analysis of induction machines of all types, sizes and ratings.. Professor Williamson is currently Chair of Rolls-Royce’s Electrical, Control Systems and Electronics Advisory Board.. He was Chair of the RAE2008 Sub-Panel for Electrical and Electronic Engineering and is Chair of the successor sub-panel for REF2014.. He is also Chair of the Electrical Engineering sub-panel for Hong Kong’s RAE2014.. He has been awarded seven IEE Premiums for his published papers, including two divisional premiums, an IEE Achievement Award (2000) and the IEEE Nikola Tesla Award 2000.. Professor David Balmforth.. CEng FICE FCIWEM,.. Senior Vice President of the Institution of Civil Engineers.. Professor David Balmforth is an Executive Technical Director with the international engineering company MWH, which he joined in 1999.. He is an accomplished civil engineer specialising in flood risk management and urban pollution control.. Formerly an academic, his recent work ranges from the delivery of multi-million-pound engineering programmes to flood advisory work for municipalities in the UK and overseas.. David has acted as an advisor to governments on infrastructure development and has recently worked to alleviate flooding in London, Glasgow and Singapore.. His novel approaches to managing urban river pollution have been widely adopted and he has exhibited at the Design Centre in London.. He has served as a non-executive Director of the Construction Industry Research and Information Association and as Editor of the Journal of Flood Risk Management, and is now a visiting professor at Imperial College.. Professor Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz.. Scientific Director, São Paulo Research Foundation.. Professor Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz has been a professor at the Physics Institute at Unicamp since 1982.. He graduated in Electrical Engineering (Inst.. Tecn.. de Aeronáutica, ITA, 1978) and has an MSc and a DSc in Physics (1980 and 1983, Physics Inst.. , Univ.. of Campinas, Unicamp).. He worked at the Quantum Optics Laboratory at the University of Rome (1981) and was a resident visitor at AT T Bell Laboratories in Holmdel, NJ (1986–87) and in Murray Hill, NJ (1990).. Carlos Henrique has been Director of the Physics Institute (Unicamp) for two terms.. He has been the Dean of Research at Unicamp, the President of the São Paulo Research Foundation, FAPESP (1996–2002) and the Rector of Unicamp (2002–05).. Since 2005 he has been the Scientific Director at the São Paulo Research Foundation, FAPESP.. Carlos Henrique is a member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences and of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS).. Dr David Clarke.. Chief Executive, Energy Technologies Institute.. Dr David Clarke joined the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) as Chief Executive Officer in January 2008.. He leads this industry-government partnership evaluating and demonstrating low-carbon energy systems and technologies covering power, heat, transport and supporting infrastructure, in line with the strategic needs of the UK’s future energy system.. ETI has a £400m portfolio of collaborative projects  ...   nuclear materials science, nuclear waste transmutation and nuclear non-proliferation.. He has led Korean implementation of IAEA Periodic Safety Review and, as the Director of SNU NUTRECK, has led the development of the advanced nuclear waste partitioning and transmutation technology known as PEACER-PyroGreen.. Professor Hwang leads the Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development Seminar (NUPID) and the Summit of Honors on Atoms for Peace and Environment (SHAPE) while serving as the Vice President of the Korea Nuclear Policy Society and as a member of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards of the Korea Nuclear Safety and Security Commission.. Professor Dame Julia King.. DBE FREng.. Vice-Chancellor, Aston University.. After an academic career at Cambridge University, Julia King held senior business and engineering posts at Rolls-Royce for eight years.. She returned to academia as Principal of the Engineering Faculty at Imperial College, London, becoming Vice Chancellor of Aston University in December 2006.. Julia currently advises the government as a member of the Committee on Climate Change, the Science and Technology Honours Committee, the Airports Commission, and as the UK’s Low-Carbon Business Ambassador.. She is a member of the Board of UniversitiesUK and a Council member of the Engineering Physical Sciences Research Council.. She previously served as a non-executive Director of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, working on the King Review (2008) on reducing vehicle emissions and as a member of the Browne Review (2011) on university funding.. Julia’s work has been recognised by the Grunfeld, Bengough, Kelvin, John Collier, Lunar Society and Constance Tipper medals, the Erna Hamburger Prize and the President’s Prize of the Engineering Professors’ Council.. She is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and was awarded a CBE in 1999 and a DBE in 2012.. Professor Bjorn O.. Nilsson.. President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA).. Professor Bjorn O Nilsson has a doctorate degree in biochemistry from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, where he today holds an adjunct position.. Professor Nilsson has served in a number of management roles in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry, mainly within the Pharmacia group of companies.. These leading roles include CEO, President and Vice President of public companies in Sweden.. For a number of years Professor Nilsson was also Chairman of the Swedish Biotechnology Industry Organization (SwedenBIO).. Today he serves as a Board member of a number of companies, including as Chairman of the public company BioInvent International AB.. Professor Nilsson is also a member of a number of governmental and non-governmental committees in areas such as science, education and innovation.. Professor Venkatesh Narayanamurti.. Benjamin Peirce Professor of Technology and Public Policy, Harvard.. Professor Venkatesh Narayanamurti is also the Director of the Science, Technology and Public Policy Program at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School.. He currently also serves as the Foreign Secretary of the US National Academy of Engineering.. Venkatesh was formerly the John L Armstrong Professor and Founding Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Dean of Physical Sciences at Harvard.. He served as the Richard A Auhll Professor and Dean of Engineering at the University of California at Santa Barbara.. Prior to that he was Vice President of Research at Sandia National Laboratories and Director of Solid State Electronics Research at Bell Labs.. He obtained his PhD in Physics from Cornell University and has an Honorary Doctorate from Tohoku University.. Dr Baldev Raj.. FNAE FASc FNASc.. President of the Indian National Academy of Engineering.. Dr Baldev Raj is President of the International Institute of Welding and President Research, PSG Institutions, Coimbatore.. He served the Department of Atomic Energy over a 42-year period until 2011.. As Director of the Indira Gandhi Centre of Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, he led teams advancing challenging technologies, especially those related to the fast-breeder test reactor and the prototype fast-breeder reactor.. His expertise is in the domains of energy, materials and education.. Amongst his many roles, Dr Raj is President-Elect of the International Council of Academies of Engineering and Technological Sources and Chairman of the Energy and a member of the Scientific Advisory Council to the Prime Minister and Scientific Advisory Council to the Cabinet in India.. Dr Raj is a Fellow of a number of Indian and international science academies including the Indian National Science Academy, and The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS).. He has mentored generations of scientists, technologists and students.. Dr Raj has also been honoured with many awards for his work including most recently the Lifetime Achievement Award of National Association of Corrosion Engineer (2013) and Eminent Engineering Award (2014) by Engineering Council of India..

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  • Title: Judges 2015 | Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering
    Descriptive info: Professor Lord Alec Broers.. FREng FRS HonFMEdSci.. Chair of Judges.. Past President, Royal Academy of Engineering.. Professor Lord Alec Broers is the former Vice Chancellor of the University of Cambridge and was President of the Royal Academy of Engineering and Chairman of the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee.. He is chairman of the Board of Directors of the Diamond Light Source, which is the UK’s largest new science facility to be commissioned in the last 30 years.. He worked in the research and development labs of IBM in the USA for nineteen years, becoming an IBM Fellow.. His personal research concerned electron microscopes and the fabrication of nanoelectronic devices.. He has served on the boards of several high-tech companies and his publications include The Triumph of Technology, based on his 2005 Reith Lectures.. Professor Christopher Snowden.. Deputy Chair and Chair Elect, President and Vice-Chancellor University of Surrey.. Sir Christopher Snowden has been President and Vice Chancellor of the University of Surrey since July 2005.. He is a distinguished engineer, academic and businessman with wide experience of the microwave and semiconductor industry.. He was knighted in the 2012 Queen’s New Year’s Honours for services to engineering and higher education.. Prior to his appointment at Surrey, Snowden was Chief Executive Officer of Filtronic ICS.. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society, a Fellow and former Vice President of the Royal Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) and was President 2009–10.. In addition to his role as Vice Chancellor, Snowden is President of Universities UK (UUK) (2013–15), a member of the Prime Minister’s advisory Council for Science and Technology, sits on the governing board of the Technology Strategy Board, and is a member of the Council for Industry and Higher Education.. Professor Frances Arnold.. Professor of Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering and Biochemistry, Caltech.. Professor Frances Arnold is a renowned American scientist and engineer who has pioneered ‘directed evolution’ to create useful biological systems, including enzymes, metabolic pathways, genetic regulatory circuits and organisms.. She is Professor of Chemical Engineering and Biochemistry at the California Institute of Technology, where she studies evolution and its applications in science, medicine, chemicals and energy.. Professor Arnold’s research includes the development of highly active enzymes (cellulases) and microorganisms to convert renewable biomass to fuels and chemicals.. Arnold has been elected to the US National Academies for Science and Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine.. She was awarded the Charles Stark Draper Prize, National Medal of Technology and Innovation (2011) and the Eni Prize in Renewable and Nonconventional Energy (2013).. Arnold was inducted into the US National Inventors Hall of Fame (2014).. Professor Brian Cox.. OBE FInstP.. Professor, Manchester University.. Professor Brian Cox is a particle physicist, a Royal Society University Research Fellow and a professor at the University of Manchester.. He is a member of the High Energy Physics group at the University of Manchester, and works on the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN.. Since completing his degrees at Manchester University, Cox has championed public engagement in science and engineering.. This has led to him becoming an award-winning broadcaster, with internationally syndicated series including Wonders of the Solar System and Wonders of the Universe.. Cox is University Research Fellow of the Royal Society, and received the Order of the British Empire in 2010.. Professor Lynn Gladden.. CBE FREng FRS.. Shell Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Cambridge.. Professor Lynn Gladden is Pro Vice Chancellor for Research, Shell Professor of Chemical Engineering and former Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology at Cambridge University.. A physicist, chemist and chartered engineer, Gladden studied at Bristol and Cambridge.. Today she leads activities at the Magnetic Resonance Research Centre, an international centre of excellence in applying magnetic resonance imaging to chemical engineering.. Gladden is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Royal Society, the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Institute of Physics.. In 2009 she was awarded a CBE for services to science.. Professor John Hennessy.. President, Stanford University.. An electrical engineer and computer scientist, Professor John Hennessy is President of Stanford University, California.. He joined the faculty in 1977 as an assistant professor, becoming a full professor in 1986.. While on sabbatical leave from 1984 to 1985, Hennessy cofounded MIPS Computer Systems (now MIPS Technologies), commercialising the RSIC chip architecture he helped pioneer.. The author of several standard texts on computer architecture, Hennessy was also involved in the development of the Flash multimedia platform.. Hennessy is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a board member of Google and Cisco Systems..  ...   founded the African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS), one of Africa’s first independent policy research institutions.. Professor Hiroshi Komiyama.. President, Engineering Academy, Japan.. Professor Hiroshi Komiyama obtained a PhD in chemical engineering at the University of Tokyo.. He is a Japanese scientist and engineer, and a global authority on sustainability.. His major fields of research include environmental engineering, advanced materials science and knowledge sharing.. He is the former President of the University of Tokyo, Chairman of the Institute of Mitsubishi Research Institute, and also an advisor to the Japanese government on subjects ranging from education to aging.. In 2010 he founded the Platinum Network to achieve a sustainable society that solves environmental, aging, educational and economic issues.. Dan Mote.. President US National Academy of Engineering.. Dr Dan Mote received the Founders Award of the National Academy of Engineering and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Medal in recognition of his work providing results of great practical importance in the vibration and stability of rotating and translating flexible structures in the biomechanics of skiing injury and also for academic leadership.. He serves on the National Research Council Governing Board, on the National Academy of Engineering Council as an officer and he co-chairs the Academies Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable.. He served as President of the University of Maryland for 12 years and on the University of California Berkeley faculty for 31 years.. He was awarded the Humboldt Prize by the Federal Republic of Germany and both the University of California Distinguished Teaching Award and its Distinguished Engineering Alumnus Award; he is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and an Honorary Fellow of ASME.. Narayana Murthy.. CBE.. Founder, Infosys.. Narayana Murthy is the Founder-Chairman of Infosys, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing solutions in Bangalore, India, listed on NASDAQ in 1999.. He serves on the boards of Ford Foundation, Rhodes Trust and the UN Foundation.. He has served as a member of the board at HSBC, Unilever, Cornell University, Wharton School and the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.. Murthy was listed among the ‘12 greatest entrepreneurs of our time’ by Fortune magazine in 2012.. The Economist ranked him among the 10 most-admired global business leaders in 2005.. He has been awarded the Legion d’Honneur by the government of France, the CBE by the British government and the Padma Vibhushan by the government of India.. He is a foreign member of the US National Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering.. Professor Choon Fong Shih.. University Professor, National University of Singapore.. Professor Choon Fong Shih is currently University Professor at the National University of Singapore (NUS), where he was formerly President (2000–2008).. He also served as Founding President of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia (2008–2013).. He studied at Harvard University and worked in industry before joining Brown University.. A foreign associate of the US National Academy of Engineering and a foreign honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Shih holds the French decoration Chevalier in the Order of the Legion d’Honneur.. He is also a member of the International Advisory Board of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.. Professor Dr Dr hc Viola Vogel.. Department of Health Sciences and Technology ETH Zurich.. Professor Dr Dr hc Viola Vogel is heading the Laboratory of Applied Mechanobiology in the Department of Health Sciences and Technology at the ETH Zurich, Switzerland.. After completing her graduate research at the Max-Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, she spent two years as a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Physics at the University of California, Berkeley, before moving through the ranks of Assistant/Associate to Full Professor in Bioengineering at the University of Washington, Seattle, in 1991.. Vogel was the Founding Director of the Center for Nanotechnology at the University of Washington and served on the White House panel that finalised the US National Nanotechnology Initiative under the Clinton administration.. She moved to the ETH in 2004.. Paul Westbury.. CEO, Buro Happold.. Paul Westbury is CEO of Buro Happold, the renowned international multidisciplinary engineering consultancy behind ground-breaking projects such as the Louvre Abu Dhabi, Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford and Wadi Hanifah in Riyadh.. Cambridge-graduate Westbury joined Buro Happold in 1991, amassing an enviable expertise in the design of large-scale structures, particularly within the sports and entertainment sector; his flagship projects include Emirates Stadium, London 2012 Olympic Stadium, Dublin’s Aviva Stadium and the O2 Arena.. Westbury became Partner and Director at the age of 30 following his 1999 Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert Award for the Millennium Dome – the first construction-related project to win in 30 years.. He is also a Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medallist..

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  • Title: Create the Trophy 2015 | Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering
    Descriptive info: The Queen's Prize will focus attention on how applied technology is solving our world’s major problems.. The prize can make engineering more relevant and exciting for all of us and so importantly, for girls and boys considering their career plans.. Diane B Greene.. Create the Trophy 2015.. The Create the Trophy competition is an opportunity for young designers in the UK to create an iconic trophy worthy of the £1 million Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering 2015 (QEPrize).. Closes on Sunday 31 August 2014.. We are inviting young designers to create an iconic trophy  ...   judges, chaired by Science Museum Director, Ian Blatchford, and including Professor Mark Miodownik, materials scientist and broadcaster, and structural engineer and M S ‘Leading Lady’, Roma Agrawal.. The winner will receive £2000, see their design realised and presented by HM the Queen at Buckingham Palace and become a unique part of the QEPrize story.. All entries must be via the QEPrize website, using the unique online digital application.. The competition is open to everyone resident in the UK and aged between 17 and 24.. Launch Trophy App.. Trophy Competition Judges.. Video Tutorial.. Contact Us..

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  • Title: The Challenge | Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering
    Descriptive info: The importance of engineering to the world is often overlooked; it is engineering in all its many varied forms that enables the world to work.. We engineers are our own worst enemies, too busy delivering solutions to talk about them! That's why the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering is such a wonderful opportunity to celebrate engineering's contribution to society.. Paul Westbury.. The Challenge.. The competition is an opportunity for young designers to create an iconic trophy that reflects the creativity, power and importance of engineering.. The judges will select the winning trophy based on the following criteria.. The trophy must capture the creativity, power and importance of engineering.. The trophy must acknowledge the past and look to the future.. The trophy must be clearly linked to the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering.. Using the Create the Trophy application you can develop your trophy design within a 3D environment that reflects the QEPrize brand.. The QEPrize identity consists of 3 illuminated boxes containing ‘hidden wonders’ that appear in the form of geometric shapes.. These shapes are building blocks that can be attached to one another, like Lego though with more freedom.. The application has been built in Unity, a software tool for creating 3D video games and other interactive content.. Good  ...   submitted using the online app will generate a file that can live within any 3D application.. Each entry will consist of a 3D design file and a 200 word description of the trophy design.. Judges will review the entries online and select a shortlist.. Every eligible design that is shortlisted will be prototyped using the latest 3D printing technology.. To find out more about 3D printing click.. here.. The judges will meet on the 29 September in London to select the winner.. The winning design will be used to create the trophy presented to the winner/s of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering in 2015.. Entry Criteria.. Entrants must be aged between 17 and 24, and resident in the UK.. Before you enter the competition please read and agree to the terms and conditions of the competition.. There is only one technical issue you need to consider when creating your trophy, and that is whether all of your shapes connected to one another.. If they are not they cannot be printed in 3D so make sure that you check before you submit your entry.. Every entry must consist of a 3D design file and a 200 word description of the trophy design.. If you have any questions please contact us.. trophy@qeprize..

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