|IET Achievement Medals|
|Awarded for||Exceptional contribution to the advancement of engineering and technology|
|Presented by||Institution of Engineering and Technology (formerly IEE). Founded in London, 1871.|
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) awards achievement medals to recognize engineers who have been significant contribution to various fields in engineering Every year, the award committee seeks and evaluates nominations and makes decision on winners. There is no age limit or nationality requirement. It is an international award.
The awards are made to recognize specific fields in engineering:
. Control Engineering
. Transport Engineering
Naming of Awards
The IET Achievement Medals are named after prominent scientists and engineers. They include:
1. J. J. Thomson - for electronics
2. John Ambrose Fleming - for communications
3. R. E. B. Crompton - for energy
4. Oliver Heaviside - for control
5. Monty Finniston - for general engineering
6. Sarah Guppy - for environment
7. Eric Mensforth - for manufacturing
Each year, the award is presented in London, UK.  The ceremony is attended by the IET President, distinguished guests, winners and their families and industry sponsors of the event. Also at this ceremony, winners of the IET Faraday Medal and recipient of IET Honorary Fellow will also be announced on this occasion. Some photos taken at the award ceremony can be found here.
An overview of some of the medalists since 2000 is shown below.
|YEAR||JJ Thomson Medal||Fleming Medal||Crompton Medal||Heaviside Medal||Mensforth Medal|
|2019||Chenming Hu United States||-||-||-||Marcus Burton United Kingdom|
|2018||Nigel M Allinson United Kingdom||-||-||-||-|
|2017||M. C. Frank Chang United States||-||-||-||-|
|2016||Alan E. Willner United States||-||-||-||Tom Williams CBE United Kingdom|
|2015||Asad Madni United States ||-||-||-||-|
|2014||S Ravi Silva United Kingdom||-||-||-||Gavin Campbell United Kingdom|
|2013||David F Welch United States||Barry Evans United Kingdom||Graham T Reed United Kingdom||Chris Hadfield Canada||Nigel Whitehead United Kingdom|
|2012||-||Paul Kane United Kingdom||-||Ramesh Agarwal United States||-|
|2011||Chris Toumazou United Kingdom||C Christopoulous United Kingdom||-||-||Ralf Speth Germany|
|2010||-||Vincent Poor United States||Ron Hui China||-||Lianne Demming|
|2009||Kam-Yin Lau United States||Chai Keong Toh Singapore||Harbans Bajaj India||Petros Ioannou United States||Hamid Mughal United Kingdom|
|2008||William Milne United Kingdom||Brijendra K Syngal India||John GP Scott United Kingdom||Michael J Grimble United Kingdom||Sir Alan Jones United Kingdom|
|2007||Julian Gardner United Kingdom||Simon Kingsley United Kingdom||-||Ian Postlethwaite United Kingdom||Sir Anthony Bamford United Kingdom|
|2006||-||-||-||-||Edward Atkin United Kingdom|
|2003||John O'Reilly United Kingdom||-||-||-||-|
|2001||Ian K Proudler United Kingdom||-||-||-||-|
|2000||John Cioffi United States||-||-||-||-|
Winners of J. J. Thomson Medal include John Cioffi (Stanford), Kam-Yin Lau (U C Berkeley). Chancellor Sir John O'Reilly of Cranfield UK also won the medal in 2003. Vincent Poor, Dean of Engineering at Princeton won the IET Ambrose Fleming Medal in 2010. Southampton wireless communications professor Lajos Hanzo received the Sir Monty Medal in 2008. Bath-based Internet Pioneer Paul Kane won the medal in 2012. Prof. Ramesh Agarwal from Washington St. Luis got the IET Medal for Control in 2012. Simon Kingsley won the Ambrose Fleming Medal in 2007. Ron Hui from University of Hong Kong won the IET medal in power in 2010. B L Weiss from University of Leeds won the IET medal in electronics. Christos Christopoulos from the University of Nottingham, UK won the IET Medal in Communications and Information in 2011 Lajos Hanzo from University of Southampton won IET Medal in engineering and technology in 2008. Asad M. Madni from UCLA, USA won the IET Medal in 2005. John Armitt from Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) won the IET Sarah Guppy Medal in 2011. Ian Postlethwaite from University of Leicester won the medal in 2007 for control engineering. A full list of winners since 1987 can be found here.
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