The National Professional Electrical Engineer of the Year award is designed to promote excellence and the profession within the community at large, and encourage young people to consider electrical engineering (especially power engineering) as a career.
This award is an annual national award for an outstanding senior electrical engineer member of the College who would be expected to be at (or near) the peak of his or her career, and a good role model for younger members of the profession.
In contrast, the M A Sargent Medal is awarded only when there is a nomination of a candidate who meets the special requirements of that award, normally at the end or near the end of their career, as it is an award recognising overall career achievements.
In summary, the National Professional Electrical Engineer of the Year award is designed to:
The recipient will be a highly respected member of the College and a role model for young members.
Nominations have closed, if you have any questions please contact [email protected]
The following criteria are used to assess applicants:
Nominees must be:
You must provide the following with your submission:
Please note that if a nomination is not successful in the year of nomination, it will be considered again during each of the following two years.
The award consists of a medal and framed certificate and is presented at a suitable formal Engineers Australia event.
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Josef Tadich is a Chartered Professional Engineer and Fellow of the Electrical College of the Institute of Engineers Australia. He began his career as an Engineering Officer in the Royal Australian Navy, and after peace-keeping activities in Iraq dedicated his career to sustainable energy. With 15 years of experience in the renewable energy industry, he joined Tesla in 2015 to lead the APAC engineering team for residential/utility scale storage and EV charging infrastructure.
Josef has an engineering degree from UNSW, and masters degrees in Engineering Management and Energy from RMIT and Melbourne Universities.