The Ghana Institution of Engineers (GhIE) is set to launch 2016 Engineers Excellence Awards (EEA) to honour outstanding contributions of individuals or organizations for promoting engineering excellence and innovations.
According to Ghana Institution of Engineers President Ing. Dr. Kwame Boakye, the awards will take place on November 12, 2016 at the Engineers Centre, Roman Ridge, Accra at 6pm,
The GhIE flagship awards ceremony will as well reward engineering students who have demonstrated potential for research in engineering in the country.
“The 2016 Awards committee has expanded the awards categories to include Engineering Research, Engineering Evangelism and the study of Engineering Subjects by young people,” said engineer Boakye. “The General public is encouraged to participate in this prestigious and increasingly competitive award,” he added.
According to Ing. Simon Kwasi Adobasom, Chairman of the 2016 Ghana Institution of Engineers Awards Committee, announced the awards categories will be as follows:
Practitioners/Projects Categories (7 Awards)
Research & Academic-Industrial Category (2 Awards)
Most Published Author (1 Award); Engineering Concepts And Innovations – (1 Award);
Engineering Business Management – (1 Award)
Implementation Of Engineering Solutions – (1 Award)
Distinguish Woman In Engineering Excellence-1 Award
Students And Young Innovators Categories-8 Awards
Innovation: Applied Science & Mathematics -Jhs And Shs (4 Awards)
Early Childhood Awareness & Engineering Potential (2 Awards)
Outstanding Engineering Knowledge & Exemplary Achievement (2 Awards)
Public Awards – (2awards) And Engineering Evangelism – (1 Award).
All nominations for the 2016 EEA, Ghana, will be examined by a Panel of Assessors. Its members include distinguished personalities revolving round the Awards Categories. Nominations are opened on the 2nd August 2016. All nominations must be received not later than 15th September 2016.
The Official nomination form and all accompanying materials must be submitted in English. Information about the nominee should be provided as accurately as possible on the nomination form.