Tallinn University of Technology

The Estonian Association of Engineers (EIL) announces the 2021 Engineer and Technical Student of the Year competition. If you know someone who deserves to be highlighted, let them know! Together we show that we have smart engineers and good technical students and help to promote engineering education!

Conditions for applying or being nominated:

"engineer of the year" means a master's degree in engineering or a bachelor's degree equivalent to a master's degree or a 5-year diploma or 4 years of professional higher education and at least 10 years of work in the field of engineering;

Technical student of the year - studying in bachelor's, master's, doctoral or applied higher education in the field of engineering.

Assessment criteria: 75% outstanding work or study achievements in the field of engineering in the past year and previous years, engineering profession (s), 25% activities in the field of engineering outside the work or educational institution, respectively - in professional organizations, hobby education, in case of students as a tutor and representative organizations.

Nominees must be submitted together with the description of the education and career / CV and a cover letter substantiating the suitability of the candidate or a completed form at the e-mail address konkurss@insener.ee no later than 19.11.2021.

The winners will be announced in December and will be awarded solemnly when circumstances allow. The winners will be interviewed and published in Director + Inseneeria. The Engineer of the Year is chosen from 1999 and the Technical Student of the Year from 2007. The winners of previous years can be found on the insener.ee website.

The Estonian Association of Engineers is a non-profit association operating in the public interest, which unites professional organizations, companies and trainers of engineers in the Republic of Estonia. EIL was founded in 1988 and is the successor of the Estonian Association of Engineers, founded in 1921, which will be 100 years old this year. Since 1996, EIL has been a member of the European Federation of National Engineering Associations (FEANI).