Posts tagged as Engineering

GPS creators awarded Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering

The 2019 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (QEPrize) was awarded to four engineers responsible for creating the first truly global, satellite-based positioning system – GPS. The prestigious engineering accolade is a £1-million prize that celebrates the global impact of engineering innovation on humanity. The 2019 winners are Dr Bradford Parkinson, Prof. James Spilker, Jr, Hugo […]

Celebrating excellence in engineering

The 2018 CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards (hosted by Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) and sponsored by Aon South Africa) this year received close to 50 submissions. In celebration of Nelson Mandela’s Centenary year, CESA expanded the Award’s categories to include The Lifetime Industry Achievement Award, a discretionary award to recognise an individual who has […]

Recognised for a life dedicated to science, engineering and technology

  The minister of science and technology, Nalendi Pandor, presented a lifetime achievement award to Prof. Nicolas Beukes at the recent NSTF-South32 Awards ceremony. Prof. Beukes was recognised for his outstanding contribution to science, engineering and technology (SET) and innovation in South Africa over many years. The National Science and Technology Forum (NTSF) held a […]