Award nominations

This section details awards that are currently open for nomination

Awards Open for Nominations

Individual Awards

Nominations at the Divisional level are now open for inspiring engineers who demonstrate a contribution to the well-being of the people and communities of Australia, resourcefulness in planning, finding solutions to design problems, pioneering the use of materials and methods, use of sustainable engineering practices and innovative design and construction and aesthetic value.

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Nominations close Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Honorary Fellows (HonFIEAust)

Honorary Fellow is the highest membership grade of The Institution of Engineers Australia. Eligible recipients are Fellows of Engineers Australia or distinguished non-members. They have rendered conspicuous service to the profession of engineering, are eminent in engineering or an allied science, or a distinguished person whom the Board desires to honour, either for having rendered conspicuous service to the Australian people or in recognition of outstanding achievement.

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Nominations close Wednesday, 31 May 2017

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 to an individual. 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.

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Nominations close Wednesday, 31 May 2017

John Monash Medal | Engineering Heritage Australia

The medal 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.This annual award recognises outstanding contributions made by individuals towards increasing the awareness and conservation of Australia's engineering heritage.

The award consists of a framed certificate and medal and presented at a suitable event of Engineers Australia.

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Nominations close Tuesday, 2 May 2017.

Colin Crisp Award | Engineering Heritage Australia

This award perpetuates the memory of Colin Crisp. He was a structural engineer who was well known for his work in the conservation of heritage structures. The award is given for excellence in the conservation and recording of items of heritage significance; in recording engineering accomplishment and the development of technology; or in education and raising awareness in engineering heritage and accomplishments. 

The award consists of a framed certificate and presented at a suitable event of Engineers Australia.

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Nominations close Tuesday, 2 May 2017.

Women in Engineering Gender Diversity Awards

The Gender Diversity 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. This recognition program includes the following awards: Most Outstanding Company in Gender Diversity, Most Ambitious Company in Gender Diversity, Most Encouraging Student Group in Gender Diversity.  

The awards consist of the framed certificates and are presented at a special Engineers Australia's event.

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Nominations close Tuesday, 2 May 2017.

The David Sugden Young Engineers Writing Award 2017 | Australasian Tunnelling Society (ATS)

The Australasian Tunnelling Society (ATS) started the David Sugden Award in 2004 to encourage young engineers to develop the art of technical writing. David Sugden was the driving force behind the successful design of mechanical full-face rock excavation machinery over a number of years, resulting in the forging of countless tunnels all across the world. 

The prize includes complimentary conference registration fees and $2,000 towards personal travel and accommodation costs at the ITA World Tunnel Congress to be held in Dubai, UAE from 20-26 April 2018.

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Nominations close Tuesday, 2 May 2017.

John Connell Gold Medal | Structural College

This award is for an eminent structural engineer. It is named after John Connell, principal and founder of John Connell and Associates. John Connell is considered to have made an outstanding contribution to the practise of structural engineering in Australia and to exporting Australian engineering skills to Asia in the 1970s and 1980s.

The winner receives a specially struck gold medal bearing the insignia of Engineers Australia and likeness of John Connell. The medal is mounted and framed and presented at a special meeting or function of Engineers Australia.

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Nominations close Tuesday, 2 May 2017.

Young Environmental Engineer of the Year Award | Environmental College

The 2017 Young Environmental Engineer of the Year award is presented by the Environmental College of Engineers Australia to acknowledge and reward young environmental engineers who demonstrate: engineering competence, leadership skills including leadership of teams, positive/notable outcomes from their engineering work, creativity/innovation, community service to industry, the profession and/or society.

The Award consists of a framed certificate and is presented at an appropriate conference. The recipient will also receive complimentary registration, flights and accommodation to attend the conference.

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Nominations close Tuesday, 2 May 2017.

AGM Michell Medal | Mechanical College

The Award perpetuates the memory of Anthony George Maldon Michell (1870-1959), an outstanding Australian Mechanical Engineer.

The successful recipient will be presented with a medal and accompanying certificate at an Awards Dinner or another appropriate event of Engineers Australia.

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Nominations close Tuesday, 2 May 2017.

Sir George Julius Medal | Mechanical College

The medal perpetuates the memory of Sir George Julius who practised in Sydney as a consulting engineer in the mechanical/electrical field. The medal is awarded to the author(s) of the publication in the field of mechanical engineering judged to be the best of those submitted for consideration. The publication may be for a paper, group of related papers, book or monograph. The award is normally made for work carried out in Australia.

The successful recipient(s) will be presented with a Bronze Medal and accompanying Certificate at an appropriate Engineers Australia Mechanical College event in their home state.

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Nominations close Tuesday, 2 May 2017.

Young Mechanical Engineer of the Year Award | Mechanical College

The award is conferred by the Board of the College of Mechanical Engineers to recognise the achievement and contribution of a young mechanical engineer, technologist or associate in the profession of mechanical engineering. Specifically, the level to which the nominee has enhanced the public image of mechanical engineering and/or their contribution to the volunteer activities of Engineers Australia; and the excellence and commitment shown to Continuing Professional Development, in particular to the attainment of their Chartered Status.

The award consisting of a framed certificate and a set of Vernier Callipers will be presented to the winner at an appropriate event of Engineers Australia.

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Nominations close Tuesday, 2 May 2017.

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 (to the value of $2,000) relevant to her discipline within 12 months of winning the scholarship.

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Nominations close Tuesday, 2 May 2017.

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.

The Award consists of a framed bronze medal and certificate and is presented at an appropriate Engineers Australia's meeting or function.

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Nominations close Tuesday, 2 May 2017.

The Engineers Australia Chemical College Board and the Australian and New Zealand Federation of Chemical Engineers (ANZFChE) awards

These awards provide a showcase for outstanding achievement in the field of Chemical Engineering. The Engineers Australia Chemical College, IChemE in Australia, SCENZ (now SCENZ – IChemE in New Zealand) and RACI, in partnership with corporate sponsors, have instituted these awards to encourage and recognise excellence and to highlight the contribution made by Australian and New Zealand Chemical Engineers to the community.

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Nominations close Tuesday, 2 May 2017.

Undergraduate Thesis Prize | National Committee on Automation Control and Instrumentation

This prize recognises undergraduate students individual excellence in undergraduate project work in automation, control and instrumentation (ACI) engineering. The award aims to encourage undergraduate interest in ACI Engineering; enhance student knowledge and application of ACI Engineering disciplines and encourage academic participation in ACI Engineering as part of undergraduate education.
 
The award consists of a framed certificate and $1,000 prize money and is presented at a suitable event of Engineers Australia.
 
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Nominations close Tuesday, 2 May 2017.

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