20th anniversary awards 2015

The Engineering Professors’ Council is delighted to announce that the 2015 prize of £1,000 for the best student essay and video on the subject of “Can engineers make a beneficial contribution to society?” (sponsored by the Incorporation of Hammermen of Glasgow) was presented to first year MEng student Tim Butterfield of the University of Sheffield and the runner-up prize (of £500) to PhD candidate Adrian Mallory of the University of Edinburgh during its annual Congress at the University of Salford on 14th April.

First prize winner: Tim Butterfield

Tim impressed the assembled delegates at Congress with his presentation outlining the themes of his essay: “Connect, Supply, Protect” – you can read the essay for yourself here and his presentation slides are available here.  Now watch the video…

Runner-up: Adrian Mallory

Adrian’s essay focused on the role of engineers in achieving the UN’s Millennium Development Goals and in particular, ensuring environmental sustainability and halving the number of people without access to water and sanitation.  Read his submission.

And now watch the video…