Honouring pioneers: The AILU Award
This award recognises an individual who has made an outstanding lifetime contribution to the industrial use of lasers in the UK
The AILU International Award is presented to an individual who has provided outstanding support to AILU over many years.
Encourage the UK´s young Engineers: The AILU Young UK Laser Engineer's Prize
The Prize is designed to help encourage young people in the UK to develop their interests in laser applications. It is awarded to an individual under 30 years of age, for a significant piece of work. The work must be conducted in the UK and have real or potential economic gain for the parent organisation and preferably for the wider industrial laser user community.
The 2015 AILU Award is presented to Paul Hilton (TWI)
The 2015 YOUNG UK ENGINEER'S PRIZE goes to Matt Spinks (TWI)
The 2015 INTERNATIONAL AWARD goes to Eckhard Beyer (Fraunhofer IWS)
Eckhard Beyer (right) receiving his award from Neil Main (AILU Preseident 2013-2015)