ECS Graduation 2012
Class of 2012
Graduation day 2012 - undergraduate prize winners
Left to right.
Back row: James Bird, Ian Kenyon, Professor Roger Crouch (Head of School), David Roe and Robert Watts.
Middle row: Christopher Salt, Robert Avni, Annabel Lush, Jamie Oyebade, Yuka Arai, Ana Walpole and David Lawes.
Front row: Joseph Rivett and Daniel King.
Other 2012 undergraduate prize winners not pictured here are:
William McClintock, Matthew Keeves, Richard McCormack, Samuel Nicholls, Ben Miller, Andrew Messenger, Oliver Simmons and Henry Ward.
Pictured here are MEng Design and Operations Engineering Graduates 2012
Back row: Tim McClelland, Dr Apostolos Kotsialos, Yuka Arai, John Garside, Rachael Graham and Dominic Ansbro.
Front row: Rob Elliot, Daniel Gilbert and Charles Jones.
Not pictured, Kate Topping, Oliver Hooper and Stuart West.
Individual prize winner photos
James Bird: James was awarded the IMechE Best Project Certificate for completing the outstanding project in Aeronautics.
Ian Kenyon: Ian received a certificate for having won a prize (3rd) at the National IET Student Project Presentation Competition.
David Roe: David won the Rohde Schwarz Prize for achieving the best project and degree in the Communications and Signal Processing Systems. Presenting David with the award is Geoff Wild from Rohde Schwarz. David also won the IET Prize for showing distinction on a course leading to an IET accredited first degree.
Robert Watts: Robert won the IMechE Best Project Certificate for completing the outstanding project in Mechanical Engineering and the IMechE Project Award for completing an outstanding research, development or design project in Mechanical Engineering and the Frazer Nash Consultancy Prize for showing excellence in a final year research and development project. Presenting Robert with his prize is John Devlin from Frazer Nash. John is a former Durham Engineering Graduate.
Christopher Salt: The standard was so high in the Level 3 Project Management Module that Waterstons agreed to award two prizes this year. Christopher won one of the Waterstons Prize's in recognition of his outstanding performance in the Level 3 Project Management module.
Joseph Rivett: Joseph was also recognised for the high standard of his Level 3 Project Management Module and was also awarded one of the two Waterstons Prizes this year in recognition of his outstanding performance in the Level 3 Project Management module.
Ana Walpole: Ana won the ICE Student Prize for the best performance in the final and penultimate years of a Civil Engineering degree.
On the left is Stephen Larkin, the Regional Director of ICE North East who presented Ana with the ICE Student prize. On the right is Ana's project supervisor and tutor, Professor David Toll of ECS.
Daniel King: Daniel was awarded the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences Prize for being the top performing Computer Science student.
David Lawes: David was awarded several prizes for his outstanding achievements. The Russell Hoyle Prize, given to the final year undergraduate in Engineering whose performance is the best of that year; the IMechE Best Project Certificate for completing the outstanding project in New and Renewable Energy; and also a certificate for receiving the 2nd prize at the National IET student project presentation competition.
David also won the Frazer Nash Consultancy Prize for showing excellence in a final year research and development project. Pictured here with David is John Devlin from Frazer Nash who presented David with his award. We wish to thank John for returning to ECS to present some of this year's prizes. John graduated from Durham's School of Engineering in 2007.
Robbie Avni: Robbie was awarded the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences BEng Project Prize for completing the outstanding BEng Project.
Annabel Lush: Annabel was awarded the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences Prize for the best third year geology essay.
Jamie Oyebade: Jamie won the Institution of Structural Engineers (Northern Counties Branch) Prize for achieving the highest marks in the final year structural design examination.
Yuka Arai: Yuka won this year's IET Manufacturing Engineering Student Prize for showing distinction on a course leading to an IET Accredited Manufacturing Engineering first degree.