Awards Program - Current Call for Nominations

This section details awards that are currently open for nomination:

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.

M A Sargent Medal - Electrical College

This is the most prestigious award made by the College of Electrical Engineers. It is named in honour of Dr Michael Anthony (Mike) Sargent, an outstanding Australian electrical engineer. Dr Sargent graduated from the University of Queensland in 1964 and gained a PhD in electrical engineering at the same university in 1967. After holding various engineering appointments in Queensland and North America he joined the South East Queensland Electricity Board in 1978 becoming its Chief Engineer in 1984 and became Manager, Business Systems in 1989.

For more information please see the Electrical College awards page. Nominations close Friday, 30 September 2016.

National Professional Electrical Engineer of the Year - Electrical College

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 Friday, 30 September 2016.

Graduate Electrical Power Engineer of the Year - Electrical College

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 Friday, 30 September 2016.

IREE Neville Thiele Award - ITEE College

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 IREE represented the profession of radio and electronics engineering in Australia for many years, while Neville Thiele was an outstanding Australian Electronics Engineer, former President of the IREE and a world renowned expert on audio engineering standards and the design of loudspeakers.

The award recognises eminence in information, telecommunications and electronics engineering and will honour a member who has made significant contributions to the art of practice of engineering in the disciplines covered by the ITEE College. The award also reconises the individual's significant contributions to the community.

For more information please see the  ITEE College awards page. Nominations close Monday, 31 October 2016.

David Robinson Award - ITEE College

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 IREE represented the profession of radio and electronics engineering in Australia for many years, while David Robinson was an outstanding Australian Electronics Engineer, former President of the IREE and a world renowned expert on ultrasound technology.

The award recognises achievements in information, telecommunications and electronics engineering; and to enhance the ongoing professional development program of the recipient.

For more information please see the  ITEE College awards page. Nominations close Monday, 31 October 2016.