IEEE Northern Canada PES/IAS Jt. Chapter


Outstanding Engineer Award 2016 Call for Nominations

We are currently seeking nominations for the Northern Canada PES/IAS Outstanding Engineer of 2016 award. The award recognizes the outstanding contribution of a local engineer to the power engineering profession, including, but not limited to:

  • Outstanding technical contributions to the power engineering profession.
  • Outstanding professional and leadership contributions to the power engineering profession
  • Significant contributions to the local community representing the power engineering profession.
  • Outstanding contributions in the area of power engineering education.
  • Service to the Power & Energy Society and/or Industry Applications Society and/or IEEE.


Starting this year, PES allows giving out two OEA awards by categorizing candidates in one of two categories:

  1. An IEEE PES member who is no longer an IEEE Young Professional (more than 15 years since university graduation)
  2. An IEEE PES member who is an IEEE Young Professional (15 years or less since university graduation)

IEEE Young Professionals (formerly GOLD) was created in 1996 as a membership program helping young professionals evaluate their career goals, polish their professional image, and create the building blocks of a lifelong and diverse professional network.  Young Professional members are those who have graduated from their first professional degree within the last 15 years.

If you would like to nominate (a) colleague(s) for this award please send the nominees and a brief description of their contributions to and by August 31, 2016 at 5:00PM . We will present the award at the Northern Canada Section IAS/PES event to held in November, 2016.

As per IEEE guidelines the winner needs to be both an IEEE and PES member in good standing and under the jurisdiction of the Northern Canada Section.

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