The Medal of Engineering Excellence


The Medal of Excellence in Engineering Education

 

Information on both Awards

The awards’ recipient shall be an engineer as defined by the relative standards of the nominating WFEO member organization. Nominations, using the enclosed nomination form and following its instructions, must be submitted by July 5, 2019, to the WFEO Executive Director.

The WFEO Awards Committee will make its recommendation on those awards to the WFEO Executive Council for ratification. The awards’ recipient will be notified by early September. The awards will be presented in Melbourne, Australia, at the WFEO Gala dinner on 23 November 2019, during the WFEO General Assembly meetings.

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The Medal of Engineering Excellence

The first presentation of the World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) Medal (the Engineering Achievement Award) was made in September 1989 in Prague, during the 12th General Assembly of WFEO. The Medal was to be presented biennially hereafter, helping direct world attention to the practice, theory and public contributions of engineering. There is no honorarium on stipend associated with the award.

Award Criteria

The recipient will be chosen based on his or her noteworthy contributions to the practice, theory, or public status of engineering. Nominees should possess appreciable experience in the profession, international standing as well as significant educational accomplishments.

 

The Medal of Excellence in Engineering Education

The WFEO Medal of Excellence in Engineering Education was created in Madrid, in November 1999, during the 18th General Assembly of WFEO. The Medal was to be presented biennially hereafter, helping direct world attention to the importance of continuing improvement in the quality, delivery and relevance of engineering education and training. There is no honorarium or stipend associated with the award.

Award Criteria

The recipient will be chosen based on his or her noteworthy contributions to the improvement of engineering education. Special consideration will be given to outstanding services rendered by educators to engineering educational institutions, and to those involved in the education of engineers. Nominees should possess appreciable experience in the profession as well as significant educational accomplishments.

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