There are various awards and prizes available to members through the local IEEE SA Section, as well as through other IEEE organisational units (e.g. Region 10, IEEE HQ, Student Branches). Below are details of these awards, grouped by those available directly through the IEEE SA Section, and those available through other entities.

IEEE SA Section Awards and Prizes

The following awards are (or have been) available through the IEEE SA Section:


IEEE SA Section Distinguished Service Award

The IEEE SA Section established a Distinguished Service Award in 1999. The award is intended to recognise and acknowledge exceptionally meritorious service to the profession of electrical and electronics engineering in South Australia and in particular to the activities and objectives of IEEE South Australia Section. Please see the Terms of Reference for a detailed description.

Nominations are called for each year, and an Awards sub-committee established by the Section Committee evaluates nominations and selects one or more recipients. A Distinguished Service Award may not be presented each year. For further information please contact the SA Section.

Past recipients of this award are:

Doug Gray – 2006

Michael Evans – 2005

Harry Green – 2004

Don Sinnott – 2004

Robert Bogner – 2003

Bevan Bates – 2002

Noel Martin – 2000

Andrew Parfitt – 1999


IEEE SA Section 10 Years Service Award

Past recipients of this award are:

Bevan Bates – 2001

Noel Martin – 2000

Andrew Parfitt – 1999

Robert Bogner – 1998

Bruce Davis – 1998


IEEE SA Section In Appreciation Award

Past recipients of this award are:

Bevan Bates – 2001

Noel Martin – 1997

D. (Nanda) Nandagopal – 1994


IEEE SA Section Outstanding Young Volunteer Award

This award, supported by IEEE South Australia Section, is given to recognize extraordinary achievements by a member of the IEEE South Australia Section aged 35 or less, who is engaged in activities conforming to IEEE objectives and purposes. Conditions and selection criteria can be found here.

Past recipients of this award are:

Luke Balzan – 2011

Kin Shing Bobby Yau – 2008


IEEE SA Section Outstanding Student Volunteer Award

This award, supported by IEEE South Australia Section, is given to recognize extraordinary achievements by a student member engaged in activities conforming to IEEE objectives and purposes. Conditions and selection criteria can be found here.

Past recipients of this award are:

Luke Balzan – 2010

David Kinnaird – 2008


IEEE SA Section Student Award

Each year the IEEE SA Section presents an award to a student at each of the three South Australian universities for the best achievement in electrical and electronic courses. The students are nominated by the University, and the awardees receive a certificate, two years free membership to IEEE and a cash prize. Click on the year to see a photo.

Year

University of Adelaide

Flinders University

University of South Australia

2012
2011 Nghia Nguyen Trong

Catherine Ellen McDonald

Rowan Q. Pivetta Ben Turner
2010 Paul Michael Swincer Harshita Karamchandani James Kent
2009 Peter Aquilina Garry Truong Sherie Francis
2008 Joel David Zerna Sherie Francis
2007 Joel David Zerna William James Newman Aaron Paul Debono
Joshua Samuel White
2006 Warren Tuck
Peter Burnell
Tom Badgery Nathan James Grocke
2005 Sandun Kodituwakku
Stephen Migliore
James Tisato
Miriam Whitten David Kinnaird
2004 Jarrad Rosser Travis Bessel Aaron Mohtar
2003 Jarrad Paul Rosser Nathan Grocke
2002 Jennifer McIntosh Andrew Lemmas Scott Carr
2001 Hieu Thi Ngoc Nguyen Om Krishna Gupta Michael Chen
2000 Preethi Chandrasek Darren Freeman Edward Stokes
1999 Timothy Wegener Andrew Vlassopoulos Mark Prokic
1998 Monica Chung Russell Brinkworth Timothy Lane
1997 Thi Bich Ngoc Dinh Jerome Symons Kellie Caimanos
1996 Andrew Schaefer Luke Errington
1995 Matthew McCarthy
Brenton Reimann
Vaughan Lewis Kong Han Lee
1994 Bill Siahamis Christopher Owens Kam Wing Li
1993 David Bohn
Gavin Morton
Simon Gerblich Lay Fung Goh
1992 William Young Mark Grieg
1991 Mark Brooks
Mark Krieg
Mark Vincent

AP/MTT Chapter Young Engineer Award

The IEEE SA AP/MTT Chapter runs a Young Engineer Award to encourage and recognise excellence in the areas of antennas, propagation and microwave theory. See the AP/MTT Chapter page for further information.


Awards from Other IEEE Entities

The following awards are (or have been) available through other IEEE entities:


R10 Outstanding Volunteer Award

This award is presented to one or more volunteers throughout IEEE Region 10 for exemplary volunteer service.

Past recipients of this award from the IEEE SA Section are:

Robert Bogner – 2003

Andrew Parfitt – 2001


R10 Outstanding Small Section Award

The IEEE SA Section was awarded the 2004 IEEE Region 10 Distinguished Small Section Award. The photo shows Region 10 Director, Dr Takeuchi, presenting the award to IEEE SA Section Chair, Dr Zia Ahmed, at the IEEE Region 10 Committee Meeting in Singapore in March 2005.


RAB Outstanding Small Section Award

The IEEE SA Section was awarded the 2003 IEEE Regional Activities Board (RAB) Outstanding Small Section Award. This is awarded to a single Section throughout the world that demonstrates excellent work in the past year and has less than 500 members. The photo shows IEEE Vice-President (RAB), Dr Marc Apter, presenting the award to IEEE SA Section Immediate Past Chair, Dr Michael Evans, at the IEEE Region 10 Committee Meeting in Singapore in March 2005.


Student Awards

There are many awards available to Student members, including paper prizes and travel grants. Further information can be found on the IEEE Student Concourse and at the Region 10 student activities website.


Member Awards

Information on the awards available to all IEEE members is available on the IEEE Awards webpage.