Prizes

Our Prizes and Prize Winners

Andreas Theocharous being awarded the Mappin Medal by the Head of Department

Peter Worsley being awarded the Douglas Lewin Memorial Award by the Head of Department


Teacher of the Year

An annual prize for excellence in teaching, decided by a student vote.

2017 Dr. Dirk Sudholt
2016 Dr. Dirk Sudholt

The Douglas Lewin Memorial Prize

This prize has been made available through donations from the Universities of Brunel, East Anglia, Sheffield and Southampton in memory of the late Professor Douglas Lewin who, at each University, made significant academic contributions in the field of Electronics and Computer Science. One prize of £100 is awarded annually at each of the four universities. It is available to level 3 or level 4 students, and is awarded for 'Best Examination performance'.

2017 Peter Worsley
2016 Aaron Cameron and Phan Trung Hai Nguyrn
2015 Thomas White and Luke Heavens
2014 Amy Nicholson
2013 James Percival and Samuel Rayner
2012 Jonathan Poulter
2011 Christopher Wright
2010 Christopher Green
2009 Scott Bentham
2008 Leon Derczynski
2007 Andrew Frith
2006 Richard Martin
2005 Gary Sheppard
2004 Robert Mill
2003 Alan Crichton
2002 David Adams
2001 Christopher Bygrave
2000 Darren Mothersele
1999 Benedict Reid
1998 Stuart Wrigley
1997 John Bailey
1996 Mr P Horgan
1995 Mr M Yip
1994 David Crookes

The Mappin Medal and Premiums

Through the generosity of the late Sir Frederick Mappin, Bart, the University offers seven medals each accompanied by a premium of £100. It is made available to candidates for the Level 3 examination in the third year of a BEng course or in the fourth year of an MEng course, and is awarded for 'Greatest Distinction shown by candidates reading for the degree'.

2017 Andreas Theocharous
2016 William Sutherland
2015 Daniel Cunnington
2014 Adam Boorman
2013 Karl Baker
2012 Alan Saul
2011 Lucian Stanescu
2010 Mark Warburton
2009 Glen Mailer
2008 Not Awarded
2007 Kudzanai Myezwa and Anthony Bailey
2006 Adam Twibell
2005 Antranik Kasparian
2004 Stephen Kirkby
2003 James Cross
2002 Chris Thompson and Simon Payne
2001 Robert Purchase and Christopher Walker
2000 Simon Tucker
1999 Barry Norton
1998 Daniel Khan
1997 Paul McNally
1996 Not Awarded
1995 Robert Webb
1994 Paul Meadows

The Fretwell-Downing Prize

One prize of £100 is awarded annually, and was made available in 1995 by Fretwell-Downing Data Systems Limited. It is available to MSc students, and is awarded for 'Performance in the MSc project'.

2016 Hannah Clough
2015 Samuel Taylor and James MacLeod
2014 Kristian Galea and Abiola Obamuyide
2013 David Steele
2012 Huiyang Chen
2011 Sheenam Bajaj
2010 Christopher Northwood
2009 Sayna Parvin and Manoj Mathew
2008 Thomas Ashton
2007 Twin Karmakharm
2006 Mariam Kiran
2005 Susheel Varma
2004 Stanislaw Osinski
2003 Stylianos Konstantinidis and Gary Stead
2002 Tobias Friedrich and Ian Roberts
2001 Lee Harkis
2000 Laurent Thomas
1999 Theofanis Moustakatos
1998 Paul Lyon
1997 Rodney Naudi
1996 Sotiris Manderis
1995 Mr P Brada

The Inspec Solutions Ltd Prize

One prize of £100 is awarded annually, and was made available in 2011 by Inspec Solutions Limited. It is available to MSc students, and is awarded for 'Best Overall Performance'.

This prize was discontinued after 2015.

2015 Samuel Taylor
2014 Robert Whitelock
2013 Asma Mohamed Musthafa Basha
2012 Kyriakos Kyriakidis
2011 Nikolaos Aletras

The John Wiley and Sons Ltd Prize

One prize of £100 of book tokens, to be redeemed against books from John Wiley and Sons Ltd., is awarded annually, and was made available in 1999 by John Wiley and Sons Limited. It is available to Level 1 students, and is awarded for the "Best Overall Performance".

2017 Ruairi Sinkler
2016 Alexandros Gkigkolian
2015 Matthew Barber
2014 William Sutherland
2013 Lyes Bouakaz
2012 James Bayliss
2011 James Ridgway
2010 Radina Kalpakova
2009 Alan Saul
2008 Mark Warburton
2007 Michael Firth
2006 Glen Mailer
2005 Kudzanai Myezwa
2004 (not awarded)
2003 Robert Barclay
2002 Robert Mill
2001 Stephen Kirkby
2000 David Adams

The British Computer Society Eliot Chiat Prize

This prize has been made available through the British Computer Society in memory of the late Eliot Chiat, who was a member of the Computing Services at the University of Sheffield, and also a long-time Secretary for the South Yorkshire branch of the British Computer Society.
One prize of £150 is awarded annually, and was made available in 2004 by the British Computer Society. It is available to level 2 students, and is awarded for 'best overall performance'.

2017 Alexandros Gkigkolian
2016 Danny Heard
2015 William Sutherland & Phan Trung Hai Nguyen
2014 Jonathan Kilpatrick
2013 James Bayliss
2012 Adam Boorman
2011 James Percival
2010 Alan Saul
2009 Mark Warburton
2008 Michael Firth
2007 Krzysztof Wasilewski
2006 Andrew Frith
2005 Chris Murray
2004 Robert Barclay

The Hollowbrook Prize

One prize of £100 is awarded annually, and was made available in 1995 by Hollowbrook Computer Services Limited. It is available to Level 3 students, and is awarded for 'Performance in the Level 3 project'. This prize was replaced by The Syntegra Prize in 2002.

2001 Simon Payne
2000 Christopher Howard
1999 Peter Boyall
1998 Stuart Gibbons
1997 Daniel Khan
1996 Mr A Jones
1995 Dominic Stanyer

The BT Syntegra Prize

One prize of £125 is awarded annually, and was made available in 2002 by BT Syntegra. It is available to Level 3 students, and is awarded for 'Performance in the Level 3 project'. This prize ceased being awarded after 2005.

2005 Robert Barclay
2004 Gary Sheppard
2003 Matthew South
2002 David Adams