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View recipients of the Scott Medal.

Latest recipient

The 2019 Scott Medal was awarded to Professor Don Cleland from Massey University for his outstanding research which has provided performance prediction methodologies used by practitioners worldwide to optimise the design and operation of refrigeration technologies.

Previous recipients

2017

Kim Pickering for her development of composite materials that are more sustainable. Many composite materials are not biodegradable or recyclable, but she has used more sustainable materials as fibres for reinforcing, for example hemp, wood and harakeke or New Zealand flax. 

2017

Ian Woodhead for advancing electronic engineering, particularly in developing sensors for the agricultural and environmental sectors, including an electric fence performance sensor, and an electronic soil moisture sensor that allows for more efficient irrigation systems.

2015

No award

2013

Andrew Buchanan for his world-leading work in developing design techniques for large-scale timber buildings and designing for fire safety

2011

Stephen Henry for his outstanding contribution to the field of glycoscience

2009

Paul Harris for his significant contributions to the development and application of electronic devices in New Zealand

2007

Bruce William Melville for his research in fluvial sediment transfer

2005

Peter Munro for research and application to technical developments in the area of food processing with special emphasis on the properties of milk proteins as functional ingredients

2003

Josu Arrillaga for his contribution to the advance of the electrical engineering profession as an educator and as a researcher

2001

Wei Gao for major contributions to research concerning the processing of materials so as to engender desired properties

2000

No award

1999

Lawrence Kenneth Creamer for pre-eminence in fundamental, strategic and applied New Zealand dairy science and technology

1998

John Talbot Boys for outstanding contributions to inductive transfer

1997

Robert Park for his leadership and meritorious contributions in the field of seismic design and performance of concrete structures