Programs & Awards
Engineering Excellence Awards
The Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) are presented annually by ACEC
New Mexico to recognize engineering achievements and to demonstrate the highest degree of merit and ingenuity. The awards
pay tribute to New Mexico’s most prestigious and distinguished engineering
Entries are judged on:
- Original or Innovative Application of New or Existing Techniques
- Future Value to the Engineering Profession and Perception by the Public
- Social, Economic, and Sustainable Design Considerations
- Exceeding Client/Owner Needs
- Grand Conceptor
- Large Firm
- Small Firm
- Studies, Research, and Consulting
- Building/Technology Systems (Category B)
- Structural Systems (Category C)
- Surveying and Mapping Technology (Category
- Environmental (Category E)
- Water and Wastewater (Category F)
- Water Resources (Category G)
- Transportation (Category H)
- Special Projects (Category I)
- Small Projects (Category J
- Energy (Category K)
Entries are judged on the basis of total engineering excellence.
The judges may select as many awards as they deem
Entries will be judged on the basis of the work performed by the
submitting firm alone and according to the rating guidelines listed
in the Call for Entries packet. Grand Conceptor, Large Firm, Small
Firm, and Category Winners will be awarded at the judges’ discretion.
Honorable Mention and Special Project Awards may be presented to other
selected entries of superior quality. There is no specific number of
The 2016 EEA winners were announced at the January Monthly Membership Meeting on January
2016. Winners were then celebrated at the 2016 Annual Awards GALA on
Friday, April 29, 2016 in the evening at Sandia Resort and Casino.
ACEC New Mexico Member Awards recognize individuals and member firms that
make a difference in our community through their leadership, commitment,
accomplishments, and support to ACEC New Mexico. Member awards include:
Professional Leadership Award –
Recognizes an individual for his/her accomplishments in a professional organization other
Individual Community Service Award –
Recognizes an individual for his/her accomplishments in community service.
Member Firm Community Service Award –
Recognizes an individual
firm for its accomplishments in community service.
Industry Advocate Award
– Recognizes an individual for his/her accomplishments in advocating,
enhancing, or promoting the engineering profession.
Industry Partner Award –
Recognizes an organization or company
(that is not a professional engineering organization or company) for their
accomplishments in partnering, working with, and supporting
engineering companies and professional societies.
All awards are recognized and celebrated at the ACEC New Mexico Annual Awards
in April of each year. The 2016 Annual Awards GALA was held on
29, 2016 at Sandia Resort and Casino. The annual event hosts member firms, their
staff, clients, peer organizations, and elected or appointed officials.
EEA project display panels are displayed during the awards banquet and
at other events throughout the year. All awards are
recognized throughout the year in ACEC New Mexico promotions and written
Monthly Membership Meetings
ACEC New Mexico offers monthly membership meetings with interesting speakers and topics. These meetings provide networking opportunities, key industry information,
and business development opportunities.