HKIE Awards
Young Engineer of the Year Award 2021 - Call for Nominations

The Young Engineer of the Year Award is organised by The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) in recognition of the local outstanding young engineers who have made valuable contributions to the continuous development of Hong Kong through their engineering achievements. It is a prestigious honour for our young engineers of the local engineering profession.

Purposes

  • To recognise and honour outstanding young engineers who have made commendable engineering achievements and valuable contributions as engineers to the continuous development of Hong Kong
  • To encourage active participation and contribution of young engineers to the engineering profession and the community
  • To promote and foster professionalism, dedication, enthusiasm and leadership among young engineers


Eligibility

Nominations are invited for the selection of the Young Engineer of the Year Award 2021. Candidates should be

  • a Corporate Member of the HKIE; 
  • of age 35 or below at the closing deadline of nomination on 1 December 2020; 
  • nominated by a Corporate Member of the HKIE or by a public/private organisation. Each nominator or nominating organisation shall nominate ONE entry only. Self-nomination will not be accepted; and
  • supported by two referees who should be Corporate Members of the HKIE.

 

Selection Criteria

Eligible candidates will be judged on the basis of their achievements, contributions and involvements in the engineering profession. Candidates’ active involvement in and contribution to the HKIE and the community would also be favourably assessed.

 

Selection Process

A shortlist of entries will be drawn up on the basis of the proposals for nominations. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews by the Panel of Judges in mid-January 2021. The Award winner will be notified by early-February 2021.

Proposal for Nomination

Proposals for nomination must include

  • a completed Nomination Form;
  • nomination from a Corporate Member of the HKIE or by a public/private organisation;
  • reports from two referees providing written character references for the candidate, which confirm his/her achievements and contributions as an engineer to the engineering profession and the community; and
  • copies of relevant supporting documentation, where appropriate.

 

Award Presentation

Presentation of the Award will be made at the HKIE Annual Dinner tentatively on 19 March 2021. The Award winner will receive a trophy and an award certificate. The Institution will support the Award winner to represent the HKIE to attend a conference outside of Hong Kong within one year following the day of receipt of the award. Certificates of Merit would also be given at the discretion of the Panel of Judges.

Nomination Deadline

All nominations must reach the HKIE Headquarters in hard copies or by email to corpcom@hkie.org.hk no later than 5:00pm (Hong Kong time) on Tuesday, 1 December 2020.
If nominations submitted in e-copies are shortlisted for the Panel Interview, the hard copies with true signatures of the Nominators, Referees and Candidates should reach the HKIE Headquarters before the Panel Interview and by 5:00pm (Hong Kong time) on Wednesday, 6 January 2021. Any late submission will not be considered by the Panel of Judges.

 

Nominations should be addressed to:

 

Chairman of Panel of Judges
Young Engineer of the Year Award 2021
The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
9/F Island Beverley
No 1 Great George Street
Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

 

Enquiries

For further information and enquiries, please contact
Corporate Communications Section
Tel: (852) 2895 4446
Fax: (852) 2882 6825
Email: corpcom@hkie.org.hk

 

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