Nominate for Engineers Australia awards
Engineer of the Year awards
Building on Engineers Australia's proud history, the Engineer of the Year Awards (formerly called Individual Awards) confer recognition for outstanding individual engineering achievements and promote those engineering professionals who show innovation and resourcefulness in their work. Engineers Australia Awards recognise professional achievement, or engineering excellence in its various forms, and promote the profession of engineering.
Engineer of the Year Awards nominations are open for inspiring engineering professionals who demonstrate contribution to the well-being of people, communities and sustainable engineering practices, contribution to and promotion of the engineering profession, pioneering in the use of materials and/or methods and the formulation of resourceful, innovative and aesthetically appealing engineering solutions.
The Engineer of the Year Awards is a nominator-driven program. Self-nominations will not be accepted. Nominations will close on Thursday, 31 May 2018.
Honorary Fellow is Engineers Australia’s highest membership grade and is conferred on a Fellow of Engineers Australia or a distinguished person whom the Board desires to honour for having rendered conspicuous service to the Australian people or in recognition of outstanding achievement. As Engineers Australia’s highest Membership Grade, Honorary Fellow can only be conferred by the Board on recommendation of the Honours and Awards Committee. It can only be awarded to and retained by living members of Engineers Australia and there can only be 200 living Honorary Fellows. Nominations will close on Thursday, 31 May 2018.
Peter Nicol Russell Career Achievement Memorial Medal
The Peter Nicol Russell Memorial Medal - Career Achievement Award in Engineering is the most prestigious award conferred by Engineers Australia. It is presented annually to an Honorary Fellow of Engineers Australia who has made a notable contribution to the science and/or practice of engineering in Australia.
The award perpetuates the memory of Sir Peter Nicol Russell, a Sydney industrialist during the latter half of the 19th century, who made major donations to the cause of engineering in Australia. Nominations will close on Thursday, 31 May 2018.
The Better Technology Awards
The Better Technology Awards are offered to provide incentive and encouragement for the design and marketing of a technological product. The product must be designed and/or manufactured in Australia or New Zealand at the time of judging. Entrants will be required to attend the Australian Assistive Technology Conference to be held in Melbourne from 14th - 16th November 2018 and if practical, the product must be available for demonstration. Nominations will close on Tuesday, 1 May 2018.
Australasian Tunnelling Society award
ATS David Sugden award
In 2004 the Australasian Tunnelling Society (ATS) started the David Sugden Award to encourage young engineers to develop the art of technical writing. The prize includes complimentary conference registration fees and $2,000 towards personal travel and accommodation costs at the TA - AITES General Assembly and World Tunnel Congress to be held in Naples, Italy from 3 – 9 May 2019. Nominations will close on Tuesday, 1 May 2018.