UCL's Optical Networks Group nominated for Royal Academy of Engineering Award

UCL's Optical Networks Group (ONG), lead by Professor Polina Bayvel, has been announced as a finalist of the Royal Academy of Engineering Bhattacharya Award 2023.

Photo of PhD researchrs in the ONG lab

The Bhattacharyya Award is an annual award to celebrate collaboration between academia and industry. This prize of £25,000 is awarded to the team who best show how industry and universities can work together.

The government announced the award in July 2019 as a tribute to Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya KT CBE FREng FRS, the Regius Professor of Manufacturing at the University of Warwick and founder of the Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG).

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Date: October 2023