Winners of the Colin Campbell Mitchell Award receive a prize of up to £6,000. It is presented annually to an engineer or small team of engineers who have made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of any field of UK engineering.
2018 - A team from University of Nottingham and Teledyne e2v
A multidisciplinary team of engineers from the University of Nottingham and Teledyne e2v received the 2018 award. The team developed MicroHammer, a revolutionary process for extracting copper from its ore using microwave technology.
2015 - University College London's Optical Networks Group
Awarded for their pioneering contributions to optical communications technology. One of the world’s foremost research teams in this area, the ONG has made revolutionary strides towards maximizing the capacity of fibre optic communication networks. The technology is key to successfully transmitting ever-increasing quantities of information over both long- and short-distances.