2 Aug 2018
AAE Graduation 2018!
On 18th July – a beautiful sunny day, aeronautical and automotive engineering staff joined together with our Graduands and their families for a celebratory lunch prior to the students’ graduation ceremony.
Undergraduate and post graduate Graduands were present in their caps and gowns, including our DTUS (Defence Technical Undergraduate Scheme) Graduands, who were joined by military representatives as well as their families and friends.
Head of Department, Professor Martin Passmore, along with Programme Directors Dr Dan O’Boy and Dr Chris Harvey presented prizes to a number of students for their achievements during their studies:
John S Webber Memorial Prize – Awarded to the student or group of students making the most valuable contribution to a Part C Vehicle Design module – Monty Jeacock-Fewtrell (2018 Prize) and Joseph Williams (2017 Prize)
Jack Daniel Simmons won two prizes:
Ford Final Year Automotive Engineering Prize – Awarded to the final year MEng Automotive Engineering student with the highest overall degree mark
Frederick Barnes Waldron Prize – Awarded to the IMechE affiliate member, MEng Aeronautical Engineering student with the highest overall degree mark
Jonathan Young Memorial Prize – Awarded to the student submitting the best applied final year project in Automotive Engineering –Thomas Sutton
BAE Systems Prize – Awarded to the MEng Aeronautical Engineering student with the best overall project - Matthew Clay
Programme Director Awards – Awarded to the students from both the Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering courses for outstanding overall achievement in their final year – Mohamed Jameel Dastagir (Aero) and Mahdi Beghal (Auto)
Geoffrey Wilde Prize – Awarded to the student producing the best Gas Turbine Design Project – Thomas Cliffe
Mark Powell Memorial Prize – Awarded to the undergraduate Aeronautical Engineering student who has significantly contributed to promoting or developing activities aligned to the Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering Department – Lucy Davies
Mike Churchill Prize – Awarded to the student with the best individual research project in the field of applied aerodynamics - Ashley Peyton-Bruhl
Placement Enterprise Awards – Awarded to the student or students who have shown the most enterprising initiative beyond their placement brief - Federico Giusto and Daniel Guerrero
Royal Aeronautical Society Prize – Awarded to the Aeronautical Engineering student with the highest degree mark overall – Yusuf Karim
Some of our staff were also honoured at the ceremony with Teaching Awards: Chris Harvey (Part A), Martin Passmore (Part B), Jane Horner (Part C) and George Mavros (Part D.) (Pictured right)
All the staff in the Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering offer their congratulations to all of our graduates this year and we look forward to hearing about their future achievements within and outside of engineering!