Ultrahaptics´ CTO, Tom Carter, has been awarded Electronics Weekly´s “Rising Star – New Engineer of the Year” award at the 2015 Elektra awards that were held at The Lancaster Hotel, London on 24th November.
The Elektra awards recognise excellence in Europe´s electronics industry. They celebrate achievements in key areas of electronics businesses including, innovation, sales growth, and employee motivation. The awards are run and hosted by Electronics Weekly.
The Rising Star award celebrates engineers in their first five years in the electronics industry who demonstrate a high level of practical skill and ambition. Commenting on the awards the judges, a selection of industry veterans, said:
“Tom Carter is an exceptional young engineer who at the age of 26 is already chief technical officer of UK start-up company Ultrahaptics. The judges believe his achievements to date have been nothing less than remarkable. In three years since leaving university he has developed the patented-technology which is the basis of the firm´s haptic touch systems.”