Last Call for 2012 Queen Elizabeth Nominations

August 22, 2012


London - Aug 21, 2012 - With less than one month left before nominations close for the inaugural Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, the prize's Chair of Trustees Lord Browne of Madingley has made a final call for engineers around the world to enter the £1 million global prize.

Nominations for the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, which recognizes engineering achievements that have been of global benefit to humanity, opened in February 2012 and, since then entries have been received from across the international engineering community.

The judging panel of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering includes Diane Greene, director of Intuit and director of Google, USA; Dr Charles Vest, president of the National Academy of Engineering, USA; Narayana Murthy, founder of Infosys, India; Professor Choon Fong Shih, president of Kaust, Saudi Arabia; Deng Nan, vice minister of the State Science and Technology Commission, China; and many more.

Nominations for the QE Prize close on Sept. 14, 2012, and the winners will receive the award at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace in May 2013.

Details of how to make a nomination with conditions of entry can be found on the prize website www.qeprize.org. The winner will be announced in spring 2013.



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