Awards Program - Current Call for Nominations

This section details awards that are currently open for nomination:

2016 Young Environmental Engineer of the Year Award

The Young Environmental Engineer of the Year award is presented to a young envionmental engineer who is recognised for their engineering competence, leadership skills, creativity, community service and their achievements to date.

For more information please see the Environmental awards page. Nominations close Friday, 10 June 2016.

2016 AGM Michell Medal

The AGM Michell Medal perpetuates the memory of Anthony George Maldon Michell, an outstanding Australian mechanical engineer.

The award is presented for outstanding service to mechanical engineering through contribution to the science or practice of mechanical engineering, long standing eminence and notable leadership.

For more information please see the Mechanical awards page. Nominations close Thursday, 30 June 2016.

2016 Sir George Julius Medal

The medal perpetuates the memory of Sir George Julius who practised in Sydney as a consulting engineer in the mechanical/electrical field.

This award is presented to the author/s of a publication in the field of mechanical engineering judged to be the best of those submitted for consideration.

For more information please see the Mechanical awards page. Nominations close Thursday, 30 June 2016.

2016 Young Mechanical Engineer of the Year Award

This award recognises the achievement and contribution of a young mechanical engineer, technologist or associate in the profession of mechanical engineering.

The award specifically recognises the level to which the nominee has enhanced the public image of mechanical engineering and/or their contribution to the volunteer activities of Engineers Australia.

For more information please see the Mechanical awards page. Nominations close Thursday, 30 June 2016.

2016 John Connell Gold Medal

The award honours John Connell, principal and founder of John Connell & Associates. John Connell is considered to have made an outstanding contribution to the practise of structural engineering.

The award is presented for outstanding service to the field of structural engineering.

For more information please see the Structural awards page. Nominations close Tuesday, 31 May 2016.

2016 Awards of Excellence in Chemical Engineering

These awards provide a showcase for outstanding acheivement in the field of Chemical Engineering. Engineers Australia, IChemE in Australia, SCENZ - IChemE in New Zealand and RACI, in partnership with corporate sponsors, have instituted these awards to encourage and recognise excellence and to highlight the contribution made by Australian and New Zealand chemical engineers to the community.

The award categories include:

  • The Chemeca Medal
  • Caltex Award
  • ExxonMobil Award
  • thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions Medal & Prize
  • Fonterra Award
     

For more information please see the Chemical Awards page. Nominations close Friday, 10 June 2016.

2016 Better Technology Awards

These awards are offered to provide incentive and encouragement for the design and marketing of a technological product.

The awards categories include:

  • Commercial - the product must be in its initial production run or have been available in the market place for no longer than 24 months
  • Protoype - the product must be in its prototype stage prior to commercial production.

 

2016 Better Technology Award will be presented at the Australian Assistive Technology Conference (AATC) to be held at the Jupiters Casino, Gold Coast, Queensland, 27 - 29th July 2016.


For more information please see the National Committee on Rehabilitation Engineering Awards page. Nominations close Friday, 20 June 2016.

2016 Gender Diversity Awards

These awards promote national engineering excellence and the contribution women in engineering make to the community. These awards seek to identify, recognise and reward companies that strive towards national engineering excellence in encouraging gender diversity.

The award categories include:

  • Most Outstanding Company in Gender Diversity
  • Most Ambitious Company in Gender Diversity
  • Most Encouraging Student Group in Gender Diversity
     

For more information please see the Diversity Awards page. Nominations close Thursday, 30 June 2016.

2016 David Sugden Young Engineers Writing Award

Sponsored by Engineers Australia's Australasian Tunnelling Society (ATS), this award recognises ATS members and University students under the age of 35 for their ability to write a relevant technical paper on any subject related to tunnelling and underground construction. 

The winner of this award will receive the opportunity to attend the 2017 ITA World Tunnel Congress in Bergen, Norway.

For more information please see the ATS awards page. Nominations close Thursday, 30 June 2016.

2016 Engineers Australia's Individual Awards

Engineers Australia's Individual Awards confer recognition for outstanding engineering achievements to recognise and promote those engineers who show innovation and resourcefulness in their work. 

Individual Awards are awarded to an individual responsible for engineering achievement that has contributed to the advancement of engineering and who has demonstrated outstanding engineering skills, including:

  • Professional Engineer of the Year Award (Category A Award)

  • Engineering Technologist of the Year Award (Category A Award)

  • Engineering Associate of the Year Award (Category A Award)

  • Young Professional Engineer of the Year Award (Category D Award)

  • Young Engineering Technologist of the Year Award (Category D Award)

  • Young Engineering Associate of the Year Award (Category D Award)

There are two stages to Individual Awards; Division level and National. To be considered eligible for judging at the National level, a member must have first won an Individual Award at Division level during the same year.

For more information please see the Individual Awards awards page. Nominations close Friday, 8 July 2016.

2016 John Monash Medal - Engineering Heritage Australia

The John Monash Medal is awarded by Engineering Heritage Australia (EHA) to a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the cause of engineering heritage over a considerable time.
The award is an inscribed medal with an accompanying certificate signed by the National President of Engineers Australia. This Medal was approved by Council in 1976 and perpetuates the memory of Sir John Monash who is recognised as Australia’s greatest military commander, and who was an engineer of exceptional and diversified talents.

For more information please see the EHA awards page. Nominations close Sunday, 31 July 2016.

2016 David Dewhurst Award - Biomedical College

The David Dewhurst Award honours Dr David Dewhurst, one of Australia's first prominent Biomedical Engineers. In 1974, he established the Institution of Biomedical Engineering (IBME), an early forerunner of the professional associations now representing biomedical engineering in Australia.

The David Dewhurst Award is awarded annually to a member of the Biomedical engineering team who has made a significant contribution to the discipline.

For more information please see the Biomedical College awards page. Nominations close Wednesday, 31 August 2016.

2016 Women in Biomedical Engineering Scholarship - Biomedical College

The Women in Biomedical Engineering Scholarship acknowledges and promotes a female Biomedical Engineer who is making an outstanding contribution to her profession and professional community.

The prize will include admission to a conference, flights and accommodation relevant to her discipline. The scholarship recipient will be required to give a short presentation on the benefits of being a member of Engineers Australia and the Biomedical College, and a short description of the event for which she intends to use the scholarship.

For more information please see the Biomedical College awards page. Nominations close Wednesday, 31 August 2016.

2016 AAEE Annual Awards

The Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE) is excited to offer a suite of awards to recognise outstanding contributions to engineering education in Australasia. These awards, to be presented at the AAEE 2016 Annual Conference in Coffs Harbour NSW, are judged by a panel of experts drawn from across Australasia. AAEE are pleased to invite nominations for Engineering Education Excellence, Engineering Education Research Design, and Engineering Education Engagement.

For more information please see the AAEE awards page. Nominations close Tuesday, 18 October 2016.