The Division of Engineering and Product Design, School of Environment & Technology at the University of Brighton held its annual prize giving event on 22 July 2013 in the Creativity Centre.
This year, the Amplicon Jim Hicks Memorial prize was presented by the Amplicon CEO, Gina Citroni, to Peter Bartram an outstanding student who has just graduated with a first class honours BEng (Hons) in Digital Electronics, Computing and Communications. The award was given for his project Wireless Sensor Network with Remote Monitoring.
Peter Bartram commented: ‘“I felt very honoured to win the Jim Hicks Memorial Award and I think it is great that a local company is involved in recognising the achievements of students, it feels much more meaningful an award coming from within industry. Many thanks again to Gina Citroni and Amplicon for this award.”
Dr Dal Koshal, Head of Division of Engineering and Product Design commented: “Brighton University is very grateful to Amplicon for continuing its support to provide a prize to the outstanding degree student in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Industrial link with university is an important aspect which motivates students and prepares them for employment.”