DVEW Engineer of the Year Election and Other Updates
The area engineering and technical societies have nominated two candidates for 2014 Delaware Valley Engineer of the Year. At the election on Tuesday, November 12
, at PECO Energy Company Main Office, 2301 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, in Energy Hall (lower level). The candidates are Suzette M. Schultz
(by American Society of Chemical Engineers) and Robert B. Swayne, PE
(by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers). All engineering and technical societies in the Delaware Valley
are invited and encouraged to send delegates to this election. Only society delegates and past Engineers of the Year elect the next Engineer of the Year
. Check with your technical societies and make sure they are sending delegates; offer to be a delegate if needed. Click here for details
on the number of delegates per society (based on members), how to register your delegates, and information on each of the candidates. Delegate reservations are due Friday, November 8.
OTHER PROFESSIONAL AND COLLEGIATE AWARDS NOMINATIONS DUE NOVEMBER 18
The deadline for the professional and collegiate DVEW awards, other than Engineer of the Year, is Friday, November 18.
Young Engineer of the Year (YEOY): The Young Engineer of the Year Award annually recognizes an outstanding engineer 35 years of age and 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. The nomination form is available here.
Engineering Hall of Fame (HOF) 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. The nomination form is available here.
Outstanding Service Awards (OSA): 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. The nomination form is available here.
College Scholarships: Six different scholarships are available to engineering students in the Delaware Valley. Information and the application form are available here. NOTE: One of the scholarships is available exclusively for members of the Engineers' Club.
College Student Paper Awards: Certificates of Award and monetary prizes will be awarded for technical and/or engineering related papers written by engineering undergraduates. Papers are considered in two categories: freshman / sophomores and junior / seniors. Information and the submission form are available here.
SECONDARY SCHOOL AWARDS NOMINATIONS DUE DECEMBER 9
The deadline for the Outstanding High School Senior and Outstanding Math and Science Teachers Awards is Monday, December 9.
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. The nomination form is available here.
Outstanding Math and Science Teachers: Two awards (one for math and one for science) will be presented for excellence in teaching in grades 6-12 in the region. The nomination form is available here.
AFFILIATE AWARD RECOGNITION SUBMISSIONS DUE JANUARY 15
To celebrate all engineering disciplines, we will recognize those projects or individuals who have been honored by the various technical societies over the past year (since 2013 Engineers Week) as Project or Engineer / Member of the Year or similar designation as part of the Affiliate Award Recognition Program. Information on these awards is due Wednesday, January 15, 2014. The submission form is available here.
DELAWARE VALLEY ENGINEERS WEEK SPONSORSHIPS NOW AVAILABLE
Show your Engineering Pride! The Delaware Valley Engineers Week Committee of the Engineers’ Club of Philadelphia is proud to continue the tradition of celebrations during the 2014 Delaware Valley Engineers Week (DVEW). It is only through your support, sponsorship and participation, that the many local activities are a tremendous success during this week of national recognition. Don’t delay; join many of your engineering friends and peers across the region in all engineering disciplines by making your contributions in time and sponsorship for another fantastic Delaware Valley Engineers Week. Click here for the sponsorship flyer.
DELAWARE VALLEY ENGINEERS WEEK EVENTS ANNOUNCED
The three DVEW events to celebrate Engineers Week are.
Awards Luncheon, Friday, February 14, 2014, DoubleTree by Hilton, Philadelphia, PA
Young Engineers Social, Tuesday, February 18, 2014, Manayunk Brewery, Philadelphia, PA
Celebration of Engineering Reception, Thursday, February 20, 2014, Villanova University Conference Center, Radnor, PA
Check the links above for more information on each event. Details will be posted as they are available.
We also have a page for listing other regional Engineers Week events; if you'd like your event listed, email the Club.
Check out www.dvewc.org for updates on these events and for award recipients as they become available.