Faraday Medal

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Faraday Medal
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Sponsored by Institution of Engineering and Technology and the Institution of Electrical Engineers
Date 1922 (1922)
Website conferences.theiet.org/achievement/awards/medals/faraday.cfm

The Faraday Medal is the top medal awarded by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (previously called the Institution of Electrical Engineers).[1][2][3] It is part of the IET Achievement Medals collection of awards.[4] The medal is named after the famous Michael Faraday, father of electromagnetism.

The bronze medal is awarded (either for notable scientific or industrial achievement in engineering or for conspicuous service rendered to the advancement of science, engineering and technology) without restriction as regards nationality, country of residence or membership of the Institution. It is awarded not more frequently than once a year. The award was established in 1922 to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the first Ordinary Meeting of the Society of Telegraph Engineers and is named for Michael Faraday.