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February 19, 2021

2021 Engineering Excellence Awards Judging is Underway

Judging for the 2021 Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA), known industrywide as the “Academy Awards of the engineering industry” began on Thursday.

ACEC Chair Charles Gozdziewski and President & CEO Linda Bauer Darr greeted the 21-member judging panel, which then embarked on a comprehensive three-day evaluation to review and rank 173 project entries from throughout the nation and the world.

Award criteria will focus on uniqueness and originality, technical innovation, social and economic value, and generating excitement for the engineering profession.

All award winners including top winners—20 Honor Awards, 16 Grand Awards and the prestigious “Grand Conceptor Award” for the year’s outstanding engineering achievement—will be recognized at the 2021 Virtual EEA Gala on Thursday, June 17. 

The winner of the Grand Conceptor Award, to be chosen from among the 16 Grand Awards, will be kept a secret until the Virtual Gala.

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