IET Present Around The World (PATW) Competition
A global competition for Young Professionals and Students within engineering to develop and showcase their presentation skills
Present Around The World Global Final 2016
Congratulations to Sean Lubner, representing the Americas region, for winning the Present Around The World 2016 competition. Sean's presentation focused on Passive Daylight Cooling and Clean Water Generation using Nanotechnology
Sean Lubner is a postdoctoral researcher at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab in collaboration with Stanford University. He holds a Mechanical Engineering PhD in Energy Science & Technology from the Nano Energy Lab at UC Berkeley, and received his BS degrees in Mechanical Engineering and in Applied Physics (with a minor philosophy) from Carnegie Mellon University in 2011. He has published multiple scientific papers, is a co-inventor of 13 US patents from his time working at Apple, and was the recipient of a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.
Present Around The World Global Final 2015
Robert Mayall who represented the Americas region was crowned the winner, with a fantastic presentation focusing on 'Ending the Guessing Game for Infectious Patients'.
The runner up position was awarded to Mark Richards from the UK region. Mark's presentation was called 'Up, up and away on a budget' and focused on home made water rockets made from plastic bottles.
Present Around The World Global Final 2014
Sudeshna Saha won the Global Final in 2014 after competing in the Kolkata Network competition, then in the South Asia Regional Final. View Sudeshna's presentation 'Scientific breakthroughs in batteries - the super-powered batteries and jelly batteries' and take a look at our short interview to find out why she entered the competition.
The runner-up was Matthew Brown who first competed in the New South Wales Network competition, then in the Australia National Final and subsequently won the Asia Pacific Regional Final. Watch Matthew's presentation on 'Polyphonic Music Transcription'. and take a look at Matthew's interview.
Present Around The World Global Final 2013
2013's title went to Christopher Bellamy who represented the United Kingdom. View an interview with Christopher to find out more about the competition, his reasons for taking part and how the experience has helped his career. Alternatively, read an E&T article on Christopher's experience.
How can Present Around The World influence your career
|Now Chair of the IET’s Communities Resourcing Committee (CRC), Colin Arthur’s first interaction with the Institution was entering a Present Around The World (PATW) annual competition back in 2001. Find out why it continues to have an important role to play by reading more about Colin's story.
Why not take a look at more Present Around The World past winners and their experience, by visiting the PATW Community on Engineering Communities.