Awards Program Overviews


Announcing the 2016 New Faces of Engineering Honorees!

DiscoverE presents this award to honor up-and-coming engineers (under 30 years old), who are making their mark on their industry. This highly coveted award is recognized as a top honor for young engineers by their peers in the engineering community.

This year’s class includes 12 young professionals innovating solutions throughout a cross-section of industries, including energy, technology, water resources, medicine, aerospace and the environment. These talented individuals are also recognized for having dedicated themselves to using their skills and education to help engender a better world.  From developing sustainable solutions to address water resource issues to envisioning the transportation systems of tomorrow, these young engineers serve as inspirations both for their peers and for the next generations coming up behind them. 

Announcing the 2015 Educator Awards Winners!

By honoring educators who are hard at work in our 6 to 12 grade classrooms, the engineering profession wants to show its appreciation and respect for the teachers who are helping students discover engineering.

Unique to this program, engineers and engineering students are part of the nomination process. This community recognizes that educators deserve support and respect when it comes to advancing student learning.

The DiscoverE Educator Awards are sponsored by Bechtel, ExxonMobil Corporation, 3M, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Shell Oil Corporation, and the United Engineering Foundation (UEF).

Announcing the 2016 New Faces of Engineering - College Edition Honorees!

DiscoverE presents this award to 13 of the nation’s most promising engineering professionals of tomorrow. These students exemplify the vision, innovation and leadership skills that form the foundational elements of a successful engineering career.

This year’s exceptional group all display a singular commitment to effecting positive change  through substantive, real world applications of their skills and training. The students participate in a diverse range of projects and initiatives from renewable energy to medical breakthroughs. 

The students also share an instinctive recognition of the responsibility and vital importance of serving as mentors to younger students. In addition to their engineering feats and pro-social initiatives, these individuals have also demonstrated academic excellence and leadership within student organizations, as well as outstanding communication skills and non-engineering related community service.

The New Faces College Edition program is generously sponsored by NCEES.

Meet the Honorees!


College Edition Award

San Jose State University

In high school, Eulises thought he’d complete vocational school and then start working. But his...

College Edition Award

University of Dayton

As a freshman, Shaquille Tensley designed an IPad carrying case that provides stroke victims with...

College Edition Award

Iowa State University

Jacob was inspired to become an engineer in 7th grade after an engineer from IBM came to his...

College Edition Award

Graphic Era University (India)

The opportunities engineers have to be creative, inventive, and problem solvers inspire Harsh. He...

College Edition Award

University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez

Yazeli’s love of learning and research, her drive to understand the world through science, and her...

College Edition Award

University of Central Florida

Throughout middle and high school, Kaithlyn loved being a part of the Robotics scene. She served as...

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