2016 Engineering Excellence Awards launched

Dr. Boakye

Dr. Boakye

The Ghana Institution of Engineers (GhIE) has launched its annual Engineers Excellence Awards (EEA) 2016 to honour outstanding contributions of individuals or organisations for promoting engineering excellence and innovations.

It will also include engineering students who have demonstrated great potential for research in engineering in the country.

Commenting on this year’s EEA Awards, the President of Ghana GhIE, Ing. Dr. Kwame Boakye said, “The third edition of the awards is scheduled to take place on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at the Engineers Centre, Roman Ridge, Accra.

He said the 2016 awards committee had expanded the awards categories to include Engineering Research, Engineering Evangelism and the study of engineering subjects by young people.

The chairman of the awards committee, Ing. Simon Kwasi Adobasom announced the awards categories are follows: Practitioners/Projects Categories which has seven awards, research and academic-industrial category, two awards; most published author one award; engineering concepts and innovations, one award; engineering business management, one award; and implementation of engineering solutions, one award.

The rest are distinguished woman in engineering excellence, one award; students and young  innovators categories,e awards; innovation: Applied Science and Mathematics JHS and SHS, four awards; Early Childhood Awareness & Engineering Potential, two awards; outstanding engineering knowledge and exemplary achievement, two awards; public awards, two awards and engineering evangelism, one award.

He said all nominations for the 2016 EEA, Ghana, would be examined by a panel of assessors.

Its members he said 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,” the chairman said.

By Times Reporter


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