The Delaware Valley Engineers Week Committee offers a number of awards to help recognize and promote the engineering profession and education in the Delaware Valley. Some of these awards are presented in conjunction with the Philadelphia Engineering Foundation. Calls for nominations are normally issued during the summer and early fall.
The Engineer of the Year nominations are due in mid-October and most of the remaining nominations / applications are due in mid-November; the secondary school nominations are due in mid-December.
The award recipients are recognized at the Awards Luncheon; the professional award recipients are also recognized at the Celebration of Engineering Reception the following week.
If you have any questions on these awards, contact the awards coordinator listed or AnnMarie Vigilante, the Awards Director.
Four awards are presented to practicing engineers, to recognize their achievements. These awards honor individuals from the early stages of their career through retirement. Recognizing these individuals helps to inform the public of what engineers do and how their work benefits the public.
Engineer of the Year: The Engineer of the Year recognizes an engineer of stature and visibility who manifests the value of an engineering degree; has demonstrated a career of achievement and leadership, exemplifies contributions of the highest professional order, and who will represent the profession well and proudly acclaim its virtues. Nominations for this award must come from one of the engineering societies in the Delaware Valley. The engineering societies also provide delegates to select the EOY in early November. Contact Mark Kinnee
Young Engineer of the Year: The Young Engineer of the Year Award annually recognizes an outstanding engineer 35 years of age or under who has demonstrated leadership and made a recognized contribution to the engineering profession, as well as contribution and participation in charitable, civic, and technical affairs. Contact Tony Cirillo.
Engineering Hall of Fame: The Engineering Hall of Fame Award recognizes an individual, a team of individuals, an engineering project or a company whose engineering achievements have had a long lasting impact on engineering and/or the public. Contact Andrew Hartmann.
Outstanding Service Awards: Two Outstanding Service Awards are available; one for outstanding service to the Community and the other for outstanding service to Engineering. The service should be primarily for clients, agencies, or organizations within the area served by Delaware Valley Engineers Week. Contact Andrew Hartmann.
As part of our effort to support college level engineering students, we offer scholarships to provide financial support for their education. We also offer student paper awards to recognize outstanding research efforts by college undergraduates.
College Scholarships: Five scholarships are available to engineering students in the Delaware Valley. One scholarship is available for any member of the Engineers’ Club or immediate family. Contact Carol Martsolf
College Student Paper Awards: Certificates of Award and monetary prizes will be awarded for technical and/or engineering related research papers written by engineering undergraduates. Contact Eleanor Small
To enhance the visibility of engineering in the secondary schools, we offer scholarships to outstanding high school students and recognize outstanding math and science teachers.
Outstanding High School Students: A Certificate of Award and $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to two outstanding high school seniors in the region who are planning on enrolling as an engineering student the following fall. Contact Ernie Hanna.
Outstanding Math, Science, and Engineering Teachers: Three awards (one each for math, science, and engineering) will be presented for excellence in teaching in grades 6-12 in the region. Contact Ernie Hanna.
All engineering societies in the region are encouraged to provide information on those projects or individuals who have been honored by the society over the past year (since the previous Engineers Week) as Project or Engineer / Member of the Year or similar designation. These recipients will be recognized in the Philadelphia Business Journal (PBJ) Engineers Week Supplement and in the printed program and PowerPoint at the DVEW events. The deadline for submitting this information is mid-January Contact the Club.
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