Awards Program - Current Call for Nominations

This section details awards that are currently open for nomination:

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 Monday, 4 July 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 Friday, 15 July 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.

Rod McGee Medal - Civil College

To recognise the contribution of Rod McGee to Australian public works engineering and durability, the Board of the College of Civil Engineers, Engineers Australia created the Rod McGee Medal.

The Medal recognises and encourages engineering students to engage in career opportunities in public works engineering. One award will be offered each year to undergraduate students in their final year Civil Engineering..

For more information please see the Civil College awards page. Nominations close Thursday, 1 September 2016.

Sir John Holland Civil Engineer of the Year - Civil College

Civil Engineers make a major contribution to our quality of life through the integral role they play in the provision of services and facilities for the general benefit of the community. They are also responsible for much of the infrastructure that impacts on our daily lives and play an important role in bringing about a more sustainable future for Australia.

The Sir John Holland Award for Civil Engineer of the Year provides a high profile focus on engineering achievement and serves as both a showcase for civil engineering and a focus for young people interested in pursuing a career in engineering.

For more information please see the Civil College awards page. Nominations close Thursday, 1 September 2016.

WH Warren Medal - Civil College

The W H Warren Medal perpetuates the memory of Professor W H Warren who was the first President of the Institution of Engineers Australia. Established in 1929, this award is given annually by the Civil College of Engineers Australia for the best paper in the discipline of civil engineering.

For more information please see the Civil College awards page. Nominations close Thursday, 1 September 2016.

Transport Medal - Civil College

The Transport Medal seeks to reward and recognise outstanding individual contributions to transport in Australia. This award is presented on a biennial basis.

For more information please see the Civil College awards page. Nominations close Thursday, 1 September 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.