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Jul 25

Lord Kings Norton Medal goes to Engineering Photonics student

Former Engineering Photonics PhD student Thomas Kissinger, who now works as a research fellow within the group, has won Cranfield Universities’ highest honour for doctoral students, the Lord Kings Norton Medal for his PhD thesis1 entitled “Range-resolved optical interferometric signal processing”.

Graduation Day

Graduation Day

The medal was presented as part of this years’ graduation ceremony on the 8th of July 2016. This medal is awarded annually to the most outstanding doctoral student of the year and is the only prize for which students compete across the two campuses of the University.  The award was established in 1978 by our former Chancellor, Lord Kings Norton of Wotton Underwood, who sadly passed away in 1997, aged 95 years.

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Front and back of Lord Kings Norton medal

References:

1. T. Kissinger,  "Range-resolved optical interferometric signal processing”, PhD Thesis, Cranfield University (2015).