Awards Open for Nomination

Awards now open for nomination

It’s time to recognize our best engineering professionals.

NOMINATE NOW (Nominations will close Wednesday 16 October 2019) 

 

The Railway Technical Society of Australasia (RTSA) offers a large portfolio of awards, as detailed below, that are designed to encourage railway engineering research and technology and to recognise outstanding achievement by individuals and companies in the rail industry. Details of all these awards including prizes on offer and submission details are detailed on the RTSA website.

Judging Criteria, Terms and Conditions and Guidelines are in each Award application form.

Biennal Railway Individual Award

The RTSA Biennial Individual Award is offered to a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the Railway Industry in Australia or New Zealand. The award, if made, comprises a trophy, which will be presented at the Awards Presentation Ceremony at the CORE 2020 Gala Dinner in Perth.

Nominations close Friday 6 December 2019

2020 Annual Individual Award Application Form Template

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Biennial Railway Project Award 

The award is made for a significant innovative railway project that has had a major impact of rail transport in Australasia and is of worthy of public recognition. The winning nomination will receive a plaque and certificates for any identified team members.

Nominations close Friday 6 December 2019

2020 Biennial Railway Project Award Application Form Template

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Railway Engineering Student Thesis Award

The Railway Engineering Student Thesis Award will be awarded by Engineers Australia’s Railway Technical Society of Australasia (RTSA) to the author of an outstanding final year undergraduate project on a topic in railway engineering.
The recipient shall receive a prize comprising a prize of AUD2,000 or NZ$equivalent; one complimentary CORE Conference registration plus travel and accommodation; a complementary RTSA member-ship for one year and a framed certificate.

Nominations close Friday 6 December 2019

2020 Railway Engineering Student Thesis Award Application Form Template

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Master Thesis Award 

The RTSA Master 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.
The recipient shall receive a prize comprising a payment of AUD3,000 or NZD equivalent; one complimentary CORE Conference registration plus travel and accommodation; a complementary RTSA membership for one year and a framed certificate. 

Nominations close Friday 6 December 2019

2020 Master Thesis Award Application Form Template

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 PhD Thesis Award 

The RTSA Postgraduate Thesis Award will be awarded by Engineers Australia’s Railway Technical Society of Australasia (RTSA) to the author of an outstanding dotoral or research masters on a topic concerned with the railway industry.
The recipient shall receive a prize comprising a payment of AUD5,000 or NZD equivalent; one complimentary CORE Conference registration plus travel and accommodation; a complementary RTSA membership for one year and a framed certificate.

Nominations close Friday 6 December 2019

2020 PhD Thesis Award Application Form Template

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For more information on these awards please visit: http://www.rtsa.com.au/.

AUSTRALASIAN ASSOCIATION FOR ENGINEERING EDUCATION (AAEE) AWARDS

AAEE 2019 Awards more information 

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 at a multi-institutional or sector-wide level. Applicants may be individuals or small teams who can demonstrate sustained excellence using appropriate evidence.

Judging criteria - Terms and conditions

Nominations close Wednesday 16 October 2019

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Award for Engineering Education Engagement

Awarded for fostering an excellent standard of purposeful and successful engagement with multiple 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 across multiple contexts.

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

Applications could consider areas such as strategic collaboration in teaching, capacity building in  engineering education practice and/or research, facilitating engineering education special interest  groups, and engaging other disciplines, the profession and other key stakeholders in engineering education and research. Evidence of outcomes of engagement and broader impact is essential.

Judging criteria - Terms and conditions

Nominations close Wednesday 16 October 2019

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Award for Engineering Education Research Design

Award for rigorous, innovative and transferable research design in the field of Engineering Education. Applicants may be individual or small teams.

Judging criteria - Terms and conditions

Nominations close Wednesday 16 October 2019

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CHEMICAL COLLEGE AWARDS

John A Brodie Medal

The John A Brodie Medal is named in honour of Mr J A Brodie, who was Chief Engineer with Union Carbide. He established the reputation as a leading industrial innovator in Australia, having been responsible for the design and construction of polyethylene film extrusion units, the manufacture of bakelite and a continuous crystallization plant known as the Brodie Purifier. He won several international awards for his inventions, and he also won the Prince Philip Award for Australian Design. Mr Brodie was a Councillor of the Institution from 1967 to 1971.

The John A Brodie Medal is awarded by Engineers Australia for the best paper in the discipline of chemical engineering presented at the Chemeca Conference, at any other conference sponsored by Engineers Australia or at a Engineers Australia Chemical branch meeting.

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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.

Judging criteria - Terms and conditions 

This award is proudly sponsored by John Holland

Nominations close Wednesday 16 October 2019

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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.

Judging criteria - Terms and conditions

Nominations close Wednesday 16 October 2019

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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.

Judging criteria - Terms and conditions 

Nominations close Wednesday 16 October 2019

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Transport Medal

Engineers Australia’s  Transport Medal rewards and recognises outstanding individual contributions to transport in Australia and is open to individuals from public and private sectors.  The Transport Medal is open to individuals from public and private sectors including transport operators, consultants, government departments and authorities as well as academics and researchers.  This award is nominator-driven and is not limited to members of Engineers Australia.

Judging criteria - Terms and conditions 

Nominations close Wednesday 16 October 2019

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ELECTRICAL COLLEGE AWARDS

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.

Judging criteria - Terms and conditions 

Nominations close Wednesday 16 October 2019

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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.

Judging criteria - Terms and conditions 

Nominations close Wednesday 16 October 2019

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Young 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.

Judging criteria - Terms and conditions

Nominations close Wednesday 16 October 2019

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ENGINEERING HERITAGE AUSTRALIA AWARDS

Award of Merit

Engineering Heritage Australia established in 2003 an award called the Award Of Merit for Engineering Heritage. This award compliments the Monash Medal, which is an award for "outstanding achievement in Engineering Heritage".

The Award of Merit is aimed at recognising and showing appreciation for outstanding service to people who make significant contributions to the cause of engineering heritage, in a variety of ways, mostly as volunteers and often over many years

Nominations are always open for the Award of Merit

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Information, Telecommunications, and Electronics Engineering (ITEE) College Awards

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.

Judging criteria - Terms and conditions 

Nominations close Wednesday 16 October 2019

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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.

Judging criteria - Terms and conditions

Nominations close Wednesday 16 October 2019

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NATIONAL COMMITTEE ON COASTAL AND OCEAN ENGINEERING (NCCOE) AWARDS

Kevin Stark Award

The Kevin Stark Memorial Award was established in 1993 in honour and memory of the Late Professor Kevin Percy Stark of James Cook University, following his untimely death in 1989. The Award recognises excellence in coastal and ocean engineering, especially from a multi-disciplinary approach.
This award was established to foster and encourage excellence in coastal and ocean engineering in Australia across the full range of professional practice, research and teaching.

Applications for the Kevin Stark award are undertaken during the process of submitting an abstract for the biennial Australasian Coasts & Ports Conference.

For more information please email about the Kevin Stark Award please email: [email protected]