AAEE Awards Information

The AAEE Annual Awards

The AAEE Annual Awards recognise outstanding contributions to engineering education in Australasia. Awards are presented each year at the AAEE Annual Conference. They include the Technical Society Awards, Citations for Outstanding Early Career Contributions to Engineering Education, and the Distinguished Member Award. These awards are judged by a panel of experts drawn from across Australasia. Any queries related to the awards can be sent to AAEE@engineersaustralia.org.au.

Technical Society Awards

There are three awards that are presented through the Technical Society association with Engineers Australia. These are:

  • Australian Council of Engineering Deans National Award for Engineering Education Excellence for demonstrated excellence in Engineering Education
  • Engineering Education Research Design Award for rigorous, innovative and transferable research design in the field of Engineering Education
  • Engineering Education Engagement Award for fostering an excellent standard of successful engagement with stakeholders in Australasian Engineering Education

Technical Society Award Applicant Guidance

Citations for Outstanding Early Career Contributions to Engineering Education

AAEE awards Citations for Outstanding Early Career Contribution to Engineering Education.  These citations recognise and reward the diverse contributions made by individuals to the quality of engineering student learning and teaching at the early stages of their career, are judged by a panel of experts drawn from across Australasia. 

Citation Applicant Guidance

Distinguished Member Award

The Distinguished Member Award is awarded by the AAEE Executive Committee to recognize an outstanding member who has tirelessly contributed to the AAEE community over the course of many years.


Information Session & Advice for Developing Applications

An information session was held July 15, 2022 to support potential applicants in developing their award applications. Recordings are included below, separated into (1) an awards overview, (2) insights for applying for the Engineering Education Excellence Award, and (3) the Research Design Award from previous winner Keith Willey. Slides for the 2022 Awards Overview component are available here.