Apple SDO Jy Ive received this week's Stephen Hawking Fellowship from the Cambridge Uni Society and became the secd pers to receive the hor created in 2017 in collaborati with its namesake.
During an announcement ceremy Tuesday at the Cambridge Uni, Charles Cnor, Cambridge Uni Society President for Michaelmas 2018, I named e of the "most influential perss in modern technology." Varsity.
The Hawking Fellowship is an horary title created last year just a few mths prior to Hawking's death in March 2018. The award identifies distinctive figures in the STEM fields and recognizes their ctributis to their respective crafts and industries.
For 2018, the Hawking Committee limited potential recipients to a 14-pers shortlist, which were then ranked by an external panel of three Cambridge academics.
Van Ive is expected to give a lecture in the Cambridge Uni, claiming to be the world's oldest debate society, during the Michaelmas period, or the first academic sessi of 2018. Cnor believes the address is a "reflecti his career will be divided with a more general reflecti technology and design as a whole."
Ive has been recognized with numerous awards and hors during his time at Apple. He was knighted for "services to design and enterprise" in 2011, was named Design of the Year by the Royal Museum of Arts by the Royal Museum of Arts, and was appointed Chancellor of the Royal College of Art last year. Ld.
At Apple, Ive is directly involved in the design and development of the company's popular csumer products, including iPod, iPhe, iPad, Mac and more. In more than 25 years he has played an increasingly prominent role at Apple. In Walter Isaacs's biography of Apple's late co-founder, Steve Jobs, Ive is described as the "spiritual partner" of the tech guru who had "more operatial power" than anye else at the company after the death of Jobs in 2011.
Promoted to chief design officer in May 2015, Ive took a step back from day-to-day design tasks to focus an Apple retail store and the completi of the company's Apple Park Cus. He returned to direct ctrol over the Apple design team late last year.