The Queen has honoured several engineers as part of this year’s birthday honours list.
In total, 1,149 people were honoured as part of the Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations. Among the scientists and engineers that were named on the list, there were several ICE members.
Northern Ireland Civil Service permanent secretary and head Malcolm McKibbin was given the highest accolade of Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath for public service, while Crossrail Ltd non-executive chairman Terry Morgan received a knighthood for services to UK infrastructure, skills and employment.
In addition, HR Wallingford chief executive officer and chairman Stephen William Huntington was given an OBE for services to engineering and environmental hydraulics.
MBEs were awarded to Jacqueline Dawn Bonfield, for services to the promotion of diversity in engineering, and to Ulster University senior lecturer, school of the built environment Alan Strong, for services to higher education and sport in Northern Ireland.
Engineers from other fields of engineering were also recognised. These included a knighthood for David Grant, for services to engineering, technology and skills in the UK, and a CBE for Metaswitch Networks chairman John Lazar, for services to engineering.
MBEs also went to Stephen Bold, for services to engineering, education and to charity; University of Manchester vice dean for teaching and learning, faculty of engineering and physical sciences professor Danielle Amanda George, for her services to engineering through public engagement; and Centre for Process Innovation chief executive Nigel Perry, for services to engineering.