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An evening of celebration

03 July 2012

Faculty of Engineering Awards Presentation Dinner

The Faculty of Engineering has recognised the outstanding achievements of both students and staff during 2011 at the Annual Engineering Awards Presentation Dinner on 6th June at the Clayton Campus.

Dean of Engineering, Professor Tam Sridhar welcomed students, staff and distinguished guests, with over 190 guests attending the Awards Dinner to celebrate the Faculty’s success. Among the guests attending, were the Chancellor, Dr Alan Finkel, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Ed Byrne, and former Chancellor Mr Jerry Ellis.

Professor Sridhar congratulated award recipients and spoke about the excellence achieved by Monash Engineering students. “Monash Engineering attracts some of the brightest students, where we strive to create a high quality learning environment. Our goal is to attract the best minds of each generation and educate the future leaders of our profession. It is through our students that we ensure that our legacy reaches much beyond our lifetime.”

Guest speaker for the evening, CEO of Minerals and Metals Group (MMG), Mr Andrew Michelmore spoke to students, staff and guests about the importance of investing in Monash engineering graduates and how they can make a difference and significant impact on their community. Mr Michelmore also discussed the diverse range of industry opportunities that exist for engineering graduates.

Industry representatives from 15 engineering companies presented students with scholarships and awards during the evening. The Faculty of Engineering congratulates the students and staff for their achievements.

The 2012 Distinguished Service Medal was awarded to Mr Michelmore, for his outstanding contribution to the engineering community.


The Faculty of Engineering would also like to thank the following industry sponsors for their generosity.