The Puget Sound Engineering Council offers 7 annual awards, which are summarized at the end of this post.
Please help us identify deserving SWE members by November 16, 2016. Submit your suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject "PSEC Award Nomination: Award Name" and include the following:
- Your name/email
- The potential nominee’s name/email (can be self-nominating)
- A brief description of why the potential nominee deserves the award
These awards will be presented at the PSEC Engineering Awards Banquet at the Museum of Flight on February 11, 2017. You can view past winners on PSEC’s website: http://www.pseconline.org/psec-awards/
We look forward to helping our members apply for these great PSEC awards!
Academic Engineer of the Year
- Has significantly advanced the state of the engineering art.
- Has actively participated in interposing new technologies in society.
- Has actively participated in improving the level and scope of engineering education
Government Engineer of the Year
- Has contributed significantly in the application of engineering principles in Local, State, or Federal Government projects.
- Has led in improving the application of technology for public benefit.
- Has actively participated in improving the effectiveness of the engineering profession.
- Has contributed significantly to the application of engineering in industry.
- Has shown leadership in advancing or improving the industrial process.
- Has demonstrated use of engineering to minimize environmental impacts.
Kenneth W. Porter Award
- Has shown strong concerns for exposing young people (K-12) to engineering type of education. Please note: exposing young people beyond high school is a bonus but must have at minimum exposed K-12 to be qualified for this award.
- Has to have shown through ceaseless efforts at E-week Fairs, Career guidance presentations, teacher coaching sessions and other opportunities; a drive and facility to deliver engineering type education to the classrooms.
K-12 STEM Engineering Teacher Award
- Has actively worked in promoting and advancing STEM Engineering related education at the local K-12 level for 5 or more years.
- Has worked closely with local engineering societies on STEM Engineering related education
- Has performed exceptional activities towards improving K-12 STEM Engineering related education
- Nominee is a professional engineer.
- Has made significant contributions in the application of engineering to meeting community needs.
- Has significantly advanced the art of engineering.
- Has actively participated in community affairs and technical societies.
Young Engineer of the Year
- The nominee must be under 35 years of age, between three and six years past the date of graduation, with a baccalaureate degree in Engineering, and must be a member of one of the Puget Sound Engineering Council member societies.
- The nominee should show professional society participation such as serving as a committee member or officer, or providing support at society meetings or conferences.
- The nominee should show progress in professional experience and attainments, and show progress towards or show registration as a professional engineer.