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06 November 2020

Professor Bashir M. Al-Hashimi CBE awarded Faraday medal

Prestigious award for Professor Bashir M. Al-Hashimi

Professor Bashir M. Al-Hashimi
Professor Bashir M. Al-Hashimi CBE

Professor Bashir Al-Hashimi, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Natural & Mathematical Sciences, has been awarded the prestigious Faraday Medal by the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET). Founded in 1922, and named after Michael Faraday, this international award is given for notable scientific/industrial achievement, for services rendered to the advancement of engineering/technology or for lifetime achievement in science, engineering or technology.

Professor Al-Hashimi was chosen to receive the medal in recognition for seminal contributions to semiconductor manufacturing test of system-on-chip, pioneering new test data compression and low power methods.

Commenting on the award, Professor Al-Hashimi said:

The IET Faraday Medal is one of the most prestigious awards worldwide to recognise contributions to engineering and science and I am humbled to be amongst the list of previous worthy award winners. I am proud to be acknowledged in this way and to be working with colleagues within Natural & Mathematical Sciences and across King’s to build further an outstanding science, engineering and technology faculty for our university.”

In congratulating Professor Al-Hashimi on his award, Professor Evelyn Welch (Provost Arts & Sciences) said:

I am delighted to congratulate Professor Bashir Al-Hashimi on his award of the prestigious Faraday Medal. Professor Al-Hashimi is an outstanding engineering scientist and we are so privileged to have him with us at King’s. We are very proud that he is leading the major developments that we are implementing and have planned for engineering, technology, mathematics and the natural sciences."

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Bashir Al-Hashimi

Vice President (Research & Innovation)

Photograph of Evelyn Welch

Former Senior Vice President (Service, People & Planning)