This medal is commissioned by HRH The Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh KG KT, Senior Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, for exceptional contributions to engineering through practice, management or education.
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 was commissioned by the Senior Fellow Prince Philip, who was instrumental in the establishment of the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Recipients from recent years
Bob Stuart - Audio engineer
Bob Stuart is awarded the Prince Philip Medal for his exceptional contribution to audio engineering which has changed the way we listen to music and experience films. He has dedicated his professional career to the pursuit of high-quality audio, starting two successful UK businesses with innovations in the digital coding of music to make it shareable without loss of quality.
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.