Previous winners from the University are Sir Martin Sweeting (lifetime achievement, 2008) and Sabrina Pottinger (student achievement, 2006).
Later nominees include Chris Bridges (2013).
November 2008: The first bundle transfers from space lead to earning an award from Time Magazine for one of their best inventions of the year: #9 The Orbital Internet.
November 2006: Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd was a winner in the year's Times Higher Education Awards for an outstanding contribution to innovation and technology.
June 2006: Cisco Systems nominated Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd to the 2006 Computerworld Honors awards for its work in making the Disaster Monitoring Constellation a reality.
SSTL became one of 227 Laureates and one of fifty finalists for these awards. SSTL was one of five finalists in the Environment, Energy and Agriculture category, which was won by the US Green Building Council.
June 2005: Cisco Systems nominated NASA Glenn Research Center to the 2005 Computerworld Honors awards for its work on extending the Internet into space in testing the CLEO orbiting router.
NASA Glenn became one of 162 Laureates and one of 48 Finalists for these awards. NASA Glenn was one of three finalists in the Science category, which was won by the European Southern Observatory.
Will Ivancic and Phil Paulsen of NASA Glenn and Dan Shell of Cisco Systems attended both the Laureate ceremony in San Francisco (3 April 2005) and the final awards in Washington, DC (6 June 2005). Some photographs from those events are included below.
Awards given for testing the Virtual Mission Operations Center with CLEO and internal Cisco awards are also detailed.
Lloyd Wood (L.Wood@surrey.ac.uk)