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Engineer of the Year Election and other DVEW Updates

The area engineering-related technical societies have nominated two candidates for 2015 Delaware Valley Engineer of the Year: William J. Dugary (Nominated by International Society of Automation (ISA), Philadelphia Section, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), Delaware Valley Section, and International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE), Delaware Valley Chapter) and Adam K. Fontecchio, PhD (Nominated by Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), Philadelphia Section).

The election of the 2015 EOY will be Tuesday, November 11. In an effort to make the election more convenient for the delegates, we will be using three locations, connected by webex. The main location will be in Center City, with satellite locations in Cherry Hill and King of Prussia.

All engineering-related 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, so we are counting on you to send in your delegates.

Click here for details on the number of delegates per society (based on members), specific locations, how to register your delegates, and information on each of the candidates. Delegate reservations are due Friday, November 7.

The deadline for the professional and collegiate DVEW awards, other than Engineer of the Year, is Monday, November 17.

  • 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.

The deadline for the Outstanding High School Senior and Outstanding Math and Science Teachers Awards is Monday, December 8.

  • 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, Science, and Engineering Teachers: Three awards (one each for math, science and, for the first time, engineering) will be presented for excellence in teaching in grades 6-12 in the region. The nomination form is available here.

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 2014 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 Thursday, January 15, 2015. The submission form is available here.

Engineers Make a Difference! Show your pride and support of engineering through your sponsorship of the many local activities that help make this week of national recognition a tremendous success. Don’t delay; join many of your engineering friends and peers across the region in all engineering disciplines by making your contributions for another fantastic Delaware Valley Engineers Week. Click here for more informationClick here for the sponsorship flyer

The three DVEW events to celebrate Engineers Week are.

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.