Awards & Prizes

Honouring pioneers: The AILU Award

AILU AwardThis award recognises an individual who has made an outstanding lifetime contribution to the industrial use of lasers in the UK


See list of previous winners



For outstanding support for AILU: The AILU International Award

The AILU International Award is presented to an individual who has provided outstanding support to AILU over many years.


See list of previous winners



Encourage the UK´s young Engineers: The AILU Young UK Laser Engineer's Prize

The Prize is designed to help encourage young people in the UK to develop their interests in laser applications. It is awarded to an individual under 30 years of age, for a significant piece of work. The work must be conducted in the UK and have real or potential economic gain for the parent organisation and preferably for the wider industrial laser user community.

See lists of previous winners



Most recent winners:

The 2017 AILU AWARD is presented to Andrew Kearsley (Oxford Lasers)




The 2017 YOUNG UK ENGINEER'S PRIZE goes to Ross Unthank (Graham Engineering)


There was no International Award in 2017



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