Our 2016 Fellowship Recipients and Award Winners
Engineering’s top achievers were recognised at the IPENZ Fellows’ and Achievers Awards 2016 with fellowships and awards acknowledging technical expertise, leadership and commitment to the profession and the community.
Photos from the event are available on our Flickr account
Ray Meyer Medal for Excellence in Student Design
Service Cover Detection for Pavement Milling
Winners: Mo Chalabi, Thomas Coughlan, Josh Heenan and Abel Leenders (University of Canterbury)
Supervised by Dr Geoffrey Rodgers and Ian Viney, University of Canterbury
Young Engineer of the Year
Excellence in their career, leadership qualities and contribution to their community
Winner: Martin Peat GIPENZ
Finalists: Felicity Jensen GIPENZ, Jing Siong (John) Cheah GIPENZ and Liam Edwards MIPENZ
Supreme Technical Awards for Engineering Achievers
Technical excellence and innovation in the engineering field of information, communication, electrical and electronic technology.
Winner: Robin McNeill FIPENZ
Technical excellence and innovation in the engineering field of transportation infrastructure.
Winner: David Hutchison FIPENZ
John Cranko Award
Technical excellence and innovation in the engineering field of mechanical and manufacturing.
Winner: Michael Pervan FIPENZ
Technical excellence and innovation in the engineering field of sustainability and clean technology.
Winner: Kēpa Morgan FIPENZ
Turner Award for Professional Commitment
An extraordinary volunteer in their commitment to IPENZ, the profession and their community.
Winner: Willie L Mandeno FIPENZ
The President's Awards
Fulton-Downer Gold Medal
Awarded by the President for a Member’s outstanding achievement within the engineering profession.
Winner: Arthur Park FIPENZ
Fulton-Downer Silver Medal
Awarded by the President for a Member’s outstanding service within the engineering profession.
Winner: Chantelle Bailey GIPENZ
William Pickering Award for Engineering Leadership
Outstanding leadership and contribution to the engineering profession and the community.
Winner: Robin Dunlop DistFIPENZ
Exceptional and distinguished service to the engineering profession.
Winner: Andrew Hazelton
Fellowships and Companions
Awarded to a person who has achieved a position of significant responsibility by interacting with the engineering profession but is not an engineer.
Recipient: Michele Boniface
Awarded to engineers who have made a significant contribution to the engineering profession or IPENZ.
Honorary Fellow (HonIPENZ)
Awarded to an individual who may not have an engineering background or an engineer who does not work in engineering in the traditional sense who has made a significant contribution to professional engineering or IPENZ.
Recipient: Paul Benjes
Distinguished Fellows (DistFIPENZ)
Awarded to Fellows of IPENZ who have made an eminent contribution to leadership in engineering, technology or science over an extended period.
James (Jim) Bradley