Newcastle Young Engineer and Professional Engineer of the Year Awards
Justin Gavranich, David Sparkes, Division President, & Barry Hancock
Engineers Australia Newcastle Division hosted the Sally Chapman Memorial Dinner on Friday 8 September at which the 2017 Young Engineer of the Year and Professional Engineer of the Year were announced.
Justin Gavranich from Res Tech Pty Ltd took out the honour of Young Professional Engineer of the Year while Barry Hancock from GHD took out Professional Engineer of the Year.
Both awards aim to acknowledge and reward professional engineers who have reached a high level of achievement and involvement in engineering and the community. The winners from each of Engineers Australia’s nine divisions will move on to compete for the national title later this year.
The dinner also included a presentation on ‘The Science Behind the Search for MH370’ with guest speakers Peter Foley and Duncan Bosworth.