Awards Program - Current Call for Nominations

This section details awards that are currently open for nomination:

Undergraduate Thesis Prize in Space Engineering

This prize recognises individual excellence in an undergraduate space-engineering project. The prize aims to:

  • encourage student interest in Space Engineering at the undergraduate level;
  • enhance student knowledge and application of Space Engineering disciplines; and
  • encourage academic participation in Space Engineering as part of undergraduate education.

For more information please see the National Committee on Space Engineering page. Nominations close Friday, 9 December 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 Wednesday, 30 November 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 Wednesday, 30 November 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 Wednesday, 30 November 2016.