Sam Etherington scoops another national Engineering award
Recent graduate Sam Etherington ?(BA Industrial Design & Technology) has scooped another award, having been inducted into the Engineering Hall of Fame (alongside Isambard Kingdom Brunel) in a vote run by the engineering sector skills council – Semta.
Sam’s final year project – a wave power generator that harnesses energy from waves coming from any direction – is now being turned into a full-scale prototype. Sam already has a Sir James Dyson Award under his belt.
Semta Chief Operating Officer, Ann Watson, paid tribute to Sam’s extraordinary achievement as the youngest-ever inductee, she said: “The best days of great British engineering are ahead of us – Sam will become an iconic figure for the next generation that are set to achieve extraordinary things.”