Honours, Prizes and Awards

2024 – Awarded 2024 Materials Research Society Impact Award

2022 – Awarded Thornton Medal from Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining

2022- Elected Honorary Fellow of the Institution of Engineering Designers

2018 – Awarded Max Planck Gottingen Institutes Medal for science communication.

2018 – Awarded MBE in the New Year’s Honours List.

2017 – Awarded Royal Society Michael Faraday Prize. 

2015 – Awarded US National Academies Keck Futures Prize.

2015 – Awarded AAAS Prize for Public Engagement with Science.

2014 – Elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

2014 – Awarded Royal Society Winton Prize.

2013 – Awarded Royal Academy of Engineering Rooke Medal.

2013 – Elected a Fellow of the Institute of Minerals, Metals and Mining

2010- Gave the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures entitled Size Matters