King's alumnus Tom Wilcock has been named Young Consultant of the Year 2013 by New Civil Engineer and the Association for Consultancy and Engineering.
Tom (KC 2003) read Engineering at King's and went to work for the engineering consultants Arup. He has worked on projects around the world. These have included designing structures to protect a tower block in Mexico City against earthquakes, and helping post-tsunami reconstruction in Sri Lanka. Currently he is a senior engineer in Arup's New York office.
The Young Consultant award is given to anyone under 35 who has shown innovative solutions to the problems they have faced, who has demonstrated best practices in engineering, and who has an imaginative vision for the role of engineering in society. The winner receives a cash prize of £1,000.
For details and a profile of Tom see the Department of Engineering website.