Awards Program - Current Call for Nominations

This section details awards that are currently open for nomination in the following categories:

2015 Women in Biomedical Engineering Scholarship

Nominations for the 2015 Women in Biomedical Engineering Scholarship are now open
 
The recipient will receive a contribution towards attendance at a conference relevant to her discipline within 12 months of winning the scholarship. The prize will include admission to the conference, flights and accommodation (to the value of $2000).
 
Award to be delivered at a Biomedical Engineering Event. The event would be chosen based on the recipient’s region and discipline area. 
 
For more information, please see the Biomedical College Awards page. Nominations close Monday, 31 August, 2015.
 

2015 David Dewhurst Award

Nominations for the 2015 David Dewhurst Award are now open
 
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.
 
The Award consists of a framed bronze medal and certificate and is presented at a special meeting or function of the College selected as appropriate by the Board of the College of Biomedical Engineering.
 
For more information, please see the Biomedical College Awards page. Nominations close Monday, 31 August, 2015.
 

2015 Rod McGee Medal

Nominations for the 2015 Rod McGee Medal are now open.
 

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. The winner of the Rod McGee medal will receive an engraved medallion, $2000 and a certificate conferred by Engineers Australia.

For more information, please see the Civil College Board Awards page.
Nominations close Tuesday, 1 September 2015.

2016 Sir John Holland Civil Engineer of the Year Award

Nominations for the 2016 Sir John Holland Civil Engineer of the Year Award are now open.

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 Board Awards page.
Nominations close Tuesday, 1 September 2015.

2015 W H Warren Medal

Nominations for the 2015 W H Warren Medal are now open.

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. It is open to all members of Engineers Australia.

For more information, please see the Civil College Board Awards page.
Nominations close Tuesday, 1 September 2015.

2016 MA Sargent Medal

Nominations for the 2016 MA Sargent Medal are now open.
 

The M A Sargent Medal is a long established and prestigious award made by the Colleges of Electrical Engineering and Information, Telecommunications and Electronic Engineering.

Eligibility criteria includes, but not limited to, a highly significant contribution, through technical innovation, to the science or practice of electrical engineering and longstanding eminence in science or the practice of electrical engineering.

For more information, please see the Electrical College Awards page. Nominations close Wednesday, 30 September 2015.

2016 National Professional Electrical Engineer of the Year

Nominations for the 2016 National Professional Electrical Engineer of the Year award are now open.
 

The National Professional Electrical Engineer of the Year award is designed to promote excellence and the profession within the community at large; and encourage young people to consider electrical engineering (especially power engineering) as a career.

This award is an annual national award for an outstanding senior electrical engineer member of the College who would be expected to be at (or near) the peak of his or her career, and a good role model for younger members of the profession.

For more information, please see the Electrical College Awards page. Nominations close Wednesday, 30 September 2015.

2016 Graduate Electrical Power Engineer of the Year Award

Nominations for the 2016 Graduate Electrical Power Engineer of the Year award are now open.

This national award recognises a professional engineer who has demonstrated significant achievements in electrical power engineering during the preceding six years. Contributions to the community are also valued.

This annual award is an example of an effective partnership between Engineers Australia and industry. Engineers Australia's Electrical College Board and the Electric Energy Society of Australia (EESA) jointly developed the initiative, to encourage young Australians to develop a career in electrical power engineering, and also to reward outstanding achievements.

For more information, please see the Electrical College Awards page. Nominations close Wednesday, 30 September 2015.

2015 David Robinson Award

Nominations for the 2015 David Robinson Award are now open.
 

The David Robinson Award is presented in memory of The Institution of Radio and Electronics Engineers (IREE) and in named in honour of the late Dr David Errol Robinson AM.

The award targets engineering team members at any stage of their career, and recognises significant engineering achievements during their career.

For more information, please see the ITEE Awards page. Nominations close Saturday, 31 October 2015.

2015 IREE Neville Thiele Award

Nominations for the 2015 IREE Neville Thiele Award are now open.
 

The Neville Thiele Eminence Award is the most prestigious award of the ITEE College of Engineers Australia. It is presented in memory of The Institution of Radio and Electronics Engineers (IREE) and in named in honour of the late Mr. A.N. (Neville) Thiele OAM.

The David Robinson Award is presented in memory of The Institution of Radio and Electronics Engineers (IREE) and in named in honour of the late Dr David Errol Robinson AM.

The recipient will have made significant practical and/or theoretical contributions to the art and practice of engineering in any (or several) of the following disciplines:

  • Communications Engineering;
  • Computer Systems Engineering;
  • Electronics Engineering;
  • Information Engineering; or
  • Software Engineering.

For more information, please see the ITEE Awards page. Nominations close Saturday, 31 October 2015.

2016 RTSA Graduate Engineer Award

Nominations for the 2016 RTSA Graduate Engineer Awards are now open.
 
The RTSA 2016 Graduate Engineer Award is made to reward railway engineering practitioners in Australia or New Zealand whose working achievements have taken place within four years of the conferral of their university degree.

Applications for the Award shall; have graduated with an engineering degree from a university in Australia or New Zealand or hold an overseas degree that is recognised, at the time of lodging the award submission, by either Engineers Australia or IPENZ as being suitable for CPEng.; be able to demonstrate that, in the years since graduation, the applicant has developed knowledge of the practice of railway engineering in the form of either practical or theoretical research work and ideally to have contributed actively towards the objectives of the RTSA.
 
For more information please see the RTSA awards page. Nominations close Friday, 27 November 2015.
 

2016 RTSA Railway Project Award

Nominations for the 2016 RTSA Railway Project Award are now open.

The Railway Project Award is offered biennially, in the year in which a CORE conference is held, to reward an engineering achievement in the railway industry that is considered worthy of public recognition. Consideration is given to the degree of originality, the significance of the contribution towards the railway industry and the engineering ability and complexity that has been displayed.  

For more information please see the RTSA awards page. Nominations close Friday, 27 November 2015.

2016 RTSA Young Railway Engineer Award

Nominations for the 2016 RTSA Young Railway Engineer Award are now open.

The Young Railway Engineer Award is offered annually to reward young professional engineers, technologists and associates in Australia or New Zealand who have reached a demonstrated level of achievement and involvement in any field of railway engineering; who have exhibited technical competence, good character and integrity and who have assisted in developing or improving the attitude of the public, and/or those from within the railway industry, towards railway engineering.

Candidates for the award shall be under 35 years of age at 31st December in the year in which nominations close and shall have had at least two years professional experience after completing an undergraduate degree or diploma, which has required the equivalent of three or more years of full-time study.

For more information please see the RTSA awards page. Nominations close Friday, 27 November 2015.

2015 ACI Undergraduate Thesis Prize

Nominations for the 2015 ACI Undergraduate Thesis Prize are now open.

This prize recognises individual excellence in undergraduate project work in ACI engineering. The award aims to:

  • encourage undergraduate interest in ACI Engineering;

  • enhance student knowledge and application of ACI Engineering disciplines; and

  • encourage academic participation in ACI Engineering as part of undergraduate education.

For more information please see the NCACI awards page. Nominations close Tuesday, 15 December 2015.

 

 
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