Engineering Research Capacity Development Awards

These awards are made to individuals based in South Africa, regardless of nationality or citizenship.

Awards for engineering research capacity development over the last five to ten years

The purpose of this category is to recognise:

  • Individuals who have trained and guided significant numbers of diverse post-graduate students to the completion of masters, as well as doctoral studies

AND/OR

  • individuals who have impacted on the climate of a department or school to significantly increase the diversity of students completing both masters and doctoral studies in engineering fields at the department or school

The following additional criteria are reviewed for this category:

  • The number of South African post-graduate students trained who have completed their studies
  • The impact of leadership on the climate of a department or school to significantly increase the diversity of students completing both masters and doctoral studies
  • Assistance provided to students to present and publish research work
  • Supervising and refereeing of dissertations
  • Provision of mentorship, support and the development of essential skills in the world of business and work
  • Continued interest shown in the individuals’ professional advancement