The IAE is calling for nominations for this year’s Parsons Medal, which is awarded for outstanding achievement in the field of engineering sciences.

The Parsons Medal commemorates the work of Sir Charles Algernon Parsons, the inventor of steam turbine and youngest son of the famous astronomer, William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse whose family seat is at Birr, Co. Offaly.

Previous winners include Dr. Patrick Prendergast, Provost of Trinity College Dublin and Professor (Michael) Peter Kennedy, Professor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University College Cork, both of whom are members of this Academy.

More details and regulations for entry here.