This national award recognises a professional engineer who has demonstrated significant achievements in electrical power engineering during the preceding six years. Contributions to the community are also valued.
This annual award is an example of an effective partnership between Engineers Australia and industry. Engineers Australia’s Electrical College Board and the Electric Energy Society of Australia (EESA) jointly developed the initiative, to encourage young Australians to develop a career in electrical power engineering, and also to reward outstanding achievements.
The candidates will be judged solely on the following criteria:
Please note: If in the opinion of the judging panel, no suitable candidate is nominated in that year, the judging panel has the right and obligation to decline the making of an award in that year.
A nominee must:
The submission should not exceed 20 pages in total.
You must provide the following with your submission:
The winner receives:
The winner will be presented with their award at a suitable formal Engineers Australia event.
Michael graduated from UNSW in July 2015 with a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (Honours). Prior to his time at GHD, Michael was a cadet engineer at Endeavour Energy and an instrumentation engineer for a NT-based instrumentation Contractor.
Michael has recently been leading the design of a $40M CAPEX substation project located in Alice Springs.
The project includes a 66 kV feeder bay, overhead line and new 66 kV AIS switchyard and indoor 11 kV equipment.
Michael has previously served as Young Engineers Australia treasurer and national Representative as well as being a committee member. Michael is currently completing his CPEng.