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2020 Fresh Faces of Engineering Award Nomination

NOMINATION INSTRUCTIONS The UEC Fresh Faces of Engineering Award recognizes new members’ accomplishments in their profession and community. Each UEC member society may nominate one person for this award. Nominees and the winner will be honored at the UEC Engineers Week Banquet in February. Nominees shall not have won this award previously. They must have at least a baccalaureate degree dated no earlier than five years from the UEC Fresh Faces of Engineering nomination due date. Judges highly value the nominee’s involvement in engineering projects that improve public welfare while furthering their professional growth. Nominees can be working as a member of a larger team, and the projects do not need to be at their place of employment. The nomination package needs to be emailed before January 15, 2021(see email below) and should include the following:   DOCUMENT 1 Signed Letter of Nomination from the sponsoring society that includes:
  1. Nominating society’s name.
  2. Nominee and sponsor’s email address and phone number
  3. A statement confirming that the nominee requirements have been met
DOCUMENT 2 Nominee Credentials
  1. An approximately 150-word Summary of Accomplishments in a format that can easily be copied and pasted in the UEC Journal
  2. Professional engineering activities and job responsibilities in reverse chronological order
  3. List of formal education and degrees conferred
  4. Certifications, licenses and other continuing education
  5. Awards and patents
  6. Presentations and publications
  7. The nominee’s name and titles as you wish them to appear on the plaque recognizing their nomination; e.g., Jane Doe, BSME, P.E.
  1. A high-resolution color photo of the nominee in a standalone .jpg or similar file for use at the banquet and in the UEC Journal
  1. You may also include signed Letters of Recommendation from the nominee’s manager, supervisor, director or another superior; a signed Letter of Recommendation from the nominee’s service or volunteer organizer; or similar.
Email all documents before January 15, 2021, to our 2021 Awards Committee Chair: Roberta Schlicher (roberta.schlicher@matrixdesigngroup.com) Please direct questions to Roberta at the email above or M: 801.230.9474