Awards Open for Nomination

This section details awards that are currently open for nomination

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Sir John Holland Civil Engineer of the Year

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.

This prestigious award is presented annually by the Civil College of Engineers Australia.

This award is proudly sponsored by John Holland

Nominations close Wednesday 17 October 2018

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Rod McGee Medal

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.

Nominations close Wednesday 17 October 2018

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WH Warren Medal

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.

Nominations close Wednesday 17 October 2018

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Transport Medal

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

Nominations close Wednesday 17 October 2018

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National Professional Electrical Engineer of the Year

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.

Nominations close Wednesday 17 October 2018

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M A Sargent Medal

This is a prestigious award made jointly by the College of Electrical Engineers and the College of ITEE 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.

Dr Sargent is an Honorary Fellow of Engineers Australia and has served in many positions in Engineers Australia including Chairman of the Electrical and Computing Branch of Queensland Division 1976, Chairman of Queensland Division 1984, member of the then Council 1984 - 1986, Vice President of Engineers Australia 1985 - 1986 and also 1988, Deputy Chairman of the Electrical College Board 1988, Deputy President of Engineers Australia 1989 and President in 1990.

The M A Sargent Medal is awarded only when there is a nomination of a candidate who meets the special requirements of that award, normally at the end or near the end of their career, as it is an award recognising overall career achievements.

Nominations close Wednesday 17 October 2018

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Graduate Electrical Power Engineer of the Year

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.

Nominations close Wednesday 17 October 2018

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IREE Neville Thiele Award

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 recognises the individual's significant contributions to the community.

Nominations close Wednesday 17 October 2018

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David Robinson Award

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.

Nominations close Wednesday 17 October 2018

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Award for Engineering Education Research Design

This is an award for rigorous, innovative and transferable research design in the field of Engineering Education.

Applicants may be individuals or small teams.

Nominations close Tuesday 23 October 2018

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Award for Engineering Education Engagement

This is awarded for fostering an excellent standard of successful engagement with stakeholders in Australasian Engineering Education, such as colleagues, industry, and students. The award recognises a collegiate approach to quality learning and teaching practice and/or research and a sharing of educational expertise.

Applicants may be individuals or small teams. Nominations of colleagues for this award are encouraged.

Applications could consider areas such as communicating and sharing expertise in teaching and assessment practices, developing of skills in engineering education research, facilitating engineering education research groups and engaging other disciplines, the profession and other key stakeholders in engineering education and research. Evidence of sustained impact is essential.

Nominations close Tuesday 23 October 2018

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Australian Council of Engineering Deans National Award for Engineering Education Excellence

Awarded for demonstrated excellence in Engineering Education, which may include curriculum design, student support, peer support, or other significant initiatives with enduring positive impact. This award is intended to recognise significant and sustained contributions to Australasian Engineering Education.

Applicants may be individual or small teams who can demonstrate sustained excellence using appropriate evidence.

Nominations close Tuesday 23 October 2018

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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 close Monday 29 October 2018

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2019 RTSA Railway Engineering Student Thesis Award

The RTSA Railway Engineering Student Thesis Award will be awarded by Engineers Australia's Railway Technical Society of Australasia to the author of an outstanding final year undergraduate project on a topic in railway engineering.

Nominations close Friday 23 November 2018

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2019 RTSA Masters Thesis Award

The 2019 RTSA Masters Thesis Award will be awarded by Engineers Australia’s Railway Technical Society of Australasia (RTSA) to the author of an outstanding research masters on a topic concerned with the railway industry. 

Nominations close Friday 23 November 2018

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2019 RTSA PHD Thesis Award

The 2019 RTSA PHD Thesis Award will be awarded by Engineers Australia’s Railway Technical Society of Australasia (RTSA) to the author of an outstanding doctoral thesis on a topic concerned with the railway industry

Nominations close Friday 23 November 2018

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