William Hithcock, who graduated last year, has won the IAgrE Industrial Undergraduate Award 2018 for his dissertation entitled, 'Quantifying the effects of a pre-cleaning chaser system on sugar beet recovery’, supervised by Jim Monaghan. It was nominated for the award by David White. The award will be presented to William on 2nd May at a presentation at the National Fluid Power Centre in Worksop.
William will receive a trophy for the university to hold for a year, a VIP visit to the Basildon HQ and chance to meet various managers and tour of the premises as well as there being opportunities for internships.
The award is intended to encourage and recognise innovation and practical application by students to the land based engineering sector.