IEEE South Australia

Awards and Prizes

There are various awards and prizes available to members through the local IEEE SA Section, as well as through other IEEE organisational units (e.g. Region 10, IEEE HQ, Student Branches). Below are details of these awards, grouped by those available directly through the IEEE SA Section, and those available through other entities.

IEEE SA Section Awards and Prizes

The following awards are (or have been) available through the IEEE SA Section:


IEEE SA Section Distinguished Service Award

The IEEE SA Section established a Distinguished Service Award in 1999. The award is intended to recognise and acknowledge exceptionally meritorious service to the profession of electrical and electronics engineering in South Australia and in particular to the activities and objectives of IEEE South Australia Section. Please see the Terms of Reference for a detailed description.

Nominations are called for each year, and an Awards sub-committee established by the Section Committee evaluates nominations and selects one or more recipients. A Distinguished Service Award may not be presented each year. For further information please contact the SA Section.

Past recipients of this award are:

Doug Gray - 2006

Michael Evans - 2005

Harry Green - 2004

Don Sinnott - 2004

Robert Bogner - 2003

Bevan Bates - 2002

Noel Martin - 2000

Andrew Parfitt - 1999


IEEE SA Section 10 Years Service Award

Past recipients of this award are:

Bevan Bates - 2001

Noel Martin - 2000

Andrew Parfitt - 1999

Robert Bogner - 1998

Bruce Davis - 1998


IEEE SA Section In Appreciation Award

Past recipients of this award are:

Bevan Bates - 2001

Noel Martin - 1997

D. (Nanda) Nandagopal - 1994


IEEE SA Section Outstanding Young Volunteer Award

This award, supported by IEEE South Australia Section, is given to recognize extraordinary achievements by a member of the IEEE South Australia Section aged 35 or less, who is engaged in activities conforming to IEEE objectives and purposes. Conditions and selection criteria can be found here.

Past recipients of this award are:

Luke Balzan - 2011

Kin Shing Bobby Yau - 2008


IEEE SA Section Outstanding Student Volunteer Award

This award, supported by IEEE South Australia Section, is given to recognize extraordinary achievements by a student member engaged in activities conforming to IEEE objectives and purposes. Conditions and selection criteria can be found here.

Past recipients of this award are:

Luke Balzan - 2010

David Kinnaird - 2008


IEEE SA Section Student Award

Each year the IEEE SA Section presents an award to a student at each of the three South Australian universities for the best achievement in electrical and electronic courses. The students are nominated by the University, and the awardees receive a certificate, two years free membership to IEEE and a cash prize. Click on the year to see a photo.

Year

University of Adelaide

Flinders University

University of South Australia

2012

2011

Nghia Nguyen Trong

Catherine Ellen McDonald

Rowan Q. Pivetta

Ben Turner

2010

Paul Michael Swincer

Harshita Karamchandani

James Kent

2009

Peter Aquilina

Garry Truong

Sherie Francis

2008

Joel David Zerna

Sherie Francis

2007

Joel David Zerna

William James Newman

Aaron Paul Debono
Joshua Samuel White

2006

Warren Tuck
Peter Burnell

Tom Badgery

Nathan James Grocke

2005

Sandun Kodituwakku
Stephen Migliore
James Tisato

Miriam Whitten

David Kinnaird

2004

Jarrad Rosser

Travis Bessel

Aaron Mohtar

2003

Jarrad Paul Rosser

Nathan Grocke

2002

Jennifer McIntosh

Andrew Lemmas

Scott Carr

2001

Hieu Thi Ngoc Nguyen

Om Krishna Gupta

Michael Chen

2000

Preethi Chandrasek

Darren Freeman

Edward Stokes

1999

Timothy Wegener

Andrew Vlassopoulos

Mark Prokic

1998

Monica Chung

Russell Brinkworth

Timothy Lane

1997

Thi Bich Ngoc Dinh

Jerome Symons

Kellie Caimanos

1996

Andrew Schaefer

Luke Errington

-

1995

Matthew McCarthy
Brenton Reimann

Vaughan Lewis

Kong Han Lee

1994

Bill Siahamis

Christopher Owens

Kam Wing Li

1993

David Bohn
Gavin Morton

Simon Gerblich

Lay Fung Goh

1992

William Young

-

Mark Grieg

1991

Mark Brooks
Mark Krieg

-

Mark Vincent


AP/MTT Chapter Young Engineer Award

The IEEE SA AP/MTT Chapter runs a Young Engineer Award to encourage and recognise excellence in the areas of antennas, propagation and microwave theory. See the AP/MTT Chapter page for further information.


Awards from Other IEEE Entities

The following awards are (or have been) available through other IEEE entities:


R10 Outstanding Volunteer Award

This award is presented to one or more volunteers throughout IEEE Region 10 for exemplary volunteer service.

Past recipients of this award from the IEEE SA Section are:

Robert Bogner - 2003

Andrew Parfitt - 2001


R10 Outstanding Small Section Award

The IEEE SA Section was awarded the 2004 IEEE Region 10 Distinguished Small Section Award. The photo shows Region 10 Director, Dr Takeuchi, presenting the award to IEEE SA Section Chair, Dr Zia Ahmed, at the IEEE Region 10 Committee Meeting in Singapore in March 2005.


RAB Outstanding Small Section Award

The IEEE SA Section was awarded the 2003 IEEE Regional Activities Board (RAB) Outstanding Small Section Award. This is awarded to a single Section throughout the world that demonstrates excellent work in the past year and has less than 500 members. The photo shows IEEE Vice-President (RAB), Dr Marc Apter, presenting the award to IEEE SA Section Immediate Past Chair, Dr Michael Evans, at the IEEE Region 10 Committee Meeting in Singapore in March 2005.


Student Awards

There are many awards available to Student members, including paper prizes and travel grants. Further information can be found on the IEEE Student Concourse and at the Region 10 student activities website.


Member Awards

Information on the awards available to all IEEE members is available on the IEEE Awards webpage.