The IFEES President’s Award was created in 2012, under the leadership of then President Krishna Vedula. President Vedula wanted to honor individuals who had made significant contributions to the global engineering education community. The recipients of the IFEES President’s Award are chosen by the sitting IFEES President in consultation with former presidents and the Secretary General.
The IFEES President’s Award for Global Visionary has been awarded to individuals who have had a long career in engineering education, with a strong reputation and credibility as global leaders.
The IFEES President’s Award for Pioneering Regional Leader has been awarded to individuals who have made stellar contributions to engineering education in their regions.