The Brooker Award is sponsored by Johnson Matthey plc, in memory of Harry Brooker who was instrumental in introducing low temperature silver brazing alloys into British industry in 1935. He became a Chief Executive and Managing Director of Johnson Matthey and promoted research with The Welding Institute during and after the Second World War on resistance welding of aluminium.
This award is made in recognition of the recipient's personal contribution to the science, technology and industrial exploitation of materials joining.
It recognises high industrial research or educational responsibility of a character which has beneficially influenced the advancement of materials joining technology.
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Recent winners include: