President’s Awards for Excellence in Research

The President’s Awards for Excellence are annual awards to recognise staff members who have made outstanding contributions in Culture and Community, Education, Research, or Societal Engagement. 

The President’s Awards for Excellence in Research recognise staff members who have made outstanding contributions in early career research, research support, as part of a research team, and in research innovation and external collaboration.  

President’s Awards for Outstanding Research Team
Celebrates the achievements of research teams at Imperial, recognising outstanding research that delivers impact, a team’s international standing and their beneficial contribution to Imperial.  

Medal: Metal forming and materials modelling group, represented by Dr Li-Liang Wang, Department of Mechanical Engineering 

President’s Awards for Outstanding Early Career Researcher
Celebrates the academic excellence and development of Imperial’s early stage researchers.  

Medals: 

Dr Anna Barnard, Department of Chemistry 

Dr Emilio Martinez-Paneda, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 

Awards: 

Dr Edward Johns, Department of Computing 

Dr Benjamin Schumann, Department of Chemistry 

President’s Awards for Research Support Excellence
Recognises the contribution of research support staff at Imperial, including the beneficial effects their support has given to Imperial research and the innovative approaches/good practice they bring to a project.  

Awards: 

Al McCartney, Faculty of Medicine 

Francesca Piffer, Department of Infectious Disease  

President’s Awards for Excellence in External Collaboration and Partnerships
Celebrates the achievements of academics at Imperial, recognising the development of lasting external collaborations, and the impact of their research inside and outside Imperial.  

Medal: Dr Salvador Acha, Department of Chemical Engineering 

Award: Imperial Haze Lab represented by Professor Guillermo Rein, Department of Mechanical Engineering 

President’s Awards for Excellence in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Celebrates the achievements of academics at Imperial, recognising unique activities breaking new frontiers, the effective and appropriate exploitation of research, and realised or prospective economic or social impact.  

Medal: Professor Stefanos Zafeiriou, Department of Computing 

Award: Dr Firat Guder, Department of Bioengineering 

You can read more about the awards in our news story.

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