Sir George Julius Medal

About this Award

In 1976 this medal replaced the Mechanical Engineering Prize, which had been established in 1955. The medal perpetuates the memory of Sir George Julius who practised in Sydney as a consulting engineer in the mechanical/electrical field. One of his best-known achievements was the automatic totalisator before the days of electronics. From 1925-1940 he was Chairman of the Standards Association of Australia, and from 1926 – 1945 he was Chairman of CSIRO.

2022 Nominations Open 1 March 2022
Close 1 August 2022
Nomination Criteria
Terms and Conditions
Submission Guidelines
Presentation of the Award

Nomination Criteria

The medal is awarded to the author(s) of the publication in the field of mechanical engineering judged to be the best of those submitted for consideration. The publication may be for a paper, group of related papers, book or monograph. 

Terms and Conditions

The award is normally made for work carried out in Australia.

Submission Guidelines

You must provide the following with your submission:

  • Nominee’s current CV including employment history and achievements (Maximum 2 pages)
  • Nominee’s current Biographical Information
  • Nominee’s portrait photo
  • Nominee’s Short Biography
  • Copy of publication (No less than 2,000 words and no more than 5,000 words)

Presentation of the Award

The successful recipient(s) will be presented with a Bronze Medal and accompanying Certificate at an appropriate Engineers Australia Mechanical College event in their home state.

Past award recipients

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