London Met Professor sits on top engineering judging panel

Professor Bal Virdee has been selected to sit on a panel of judges for the E&T Innovation Awards 2020.

Date: 8 September 2020

Professor Bal Virdee, Professor of Microwave Technology at London Metropolitan University, has been selected as a judge for the E&T Innovation Awards 2020.

The awards, formerly known as the IET Innovation Awards, recognise and celebrate the very best new innovations across the breadth of science, engineering and technology. Entries are made from across the globe and have the potential to make dramatic improvements to modern society, demonstrating the innovation and imagination of engineers worldwide as they tackle economic and social challenges.

Professor Virdee will use his experience and knowledge to judge finalists based on the given criteria. He commented: “I am honoured and excited to be a part of this year’s judging panel. Communications technology has never been more crucial and we are at a highly exciting time where change is happening fast.

“It is paramount that professionals within the industry are up-to-date and forward-thinking, and that’s exactly the ethos of the E&T Innovation Awards. I can’t wait to get started.”

The shortlist of finalists will be announced in September, and the winners will be announced at the virtual awards ceremony on 19 November 2020.

The finalists of last year's awards.