Paterson medal recipients

2013
Dr Ian Chapman
CCFE Fusion Association
For his experimental investigations of the stability of fusion experiments that have provided critical insights into enhanced fusion performance.


 2012
Dr Henry J Snaith 
Clarendon Laboratory, University of Oxford
For his important contributions to the field of excitonic solar cells.




2011

Dr Jochen Guck
University of Cambridge
For his invention of the optical stretcher, together with other novel physical probes to elucidate cellular mechanical and optical properties, their role in biological function and their potential in medical diagnostics.


2010
Professor Stefan Maier
Imperial College London
For his important contributions to the fields of plasmonics and plasmonic metamaterials.


2009
Dr Rachel McKendry
University College London
For her internationally recognized contributions to the field of nanomechanics, particularly of complex biomolecular systems and the successful commercial development of label-free nanomechanical cantilever sensors for rapid disease diagnostics and antibiotic drug screening applications.


2008
Russell Cowburn
Imperial College London
For outstanding contributions to nano-magnetism and nano-photonics, and his internationally recognised success in commercially exploiting his research through spin-out companies.


2007
Kurt Haselwimmer
Cambridge Magnetic Refrigeration
For establishing the successful scientific instruments company Cambridge Magnetic Refrigeration.


2006
Timothy Leighton
University of Southampton
For his contributions to the field of acoustics in liquids, in particular to biomedical ultrasonics, acoustical oceanography, cavitation and industrial ultrasonics.


2005
Jonathan Mark Huntley
Loughborough University
For the development of novel methods of laser speckle interferometry, phase unwrapping algorithms and the use of positron emission in a wide variety of applications.


2004
Ian Stuart Gilmore


2003
Colin David Cameron, Christopher William Slinger and Maurice Stanely


2002
Polina Bayvel


2001
Joseph Louis Keddie


2000
Hugh Francis Joseph Cormican


1999
Thomas Grierson Harvey


1998
Neil Loxley


1997
Charles Thomas Elliott and Timothy Ashley


1996
Michael Roy Worboys


1995
Gerard Sherlock


1994
Robert William Musk


1993
Anthony Keith Laurence Dymoke-Bradshaw and Jonathan David Hares


1992
Michael David May


1991
Paul F Fewster


1990
John David Garratt


1989
Michael J Kelly


1988
Martin John Powell


1987
Andrew Cannon Carter


1986
Edward Peter Raynes


1985
Colin Edwin Conisbee Wood


1984
Ian Alexander Shanks


1983
John Martin Shannon