James Pallister, a Ph.D. student from the University of Bristol, has been awarded with the "Young Engineer of the Year" award 2014 by the National Microelectronics Institute (NMI), the UK electronics industry association.
James Pallister, from the Department of Computer Science, won the award following his work on energy-efficient computing. His groundbreaking research has found a way to reduce the power consumed by computers by as much as 65 per cent, while improving their performance at the same time and without having to physically modify them.
In the picture, James and Monika Biddulph, General Manager at ARM.
More information can be found here: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/news/2014/november/nmi-young-engineer-of-the-year.html