Two University of Waikato academics picked up awards at The Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) Fellows and Achievers Dinner on Friday, March 13.
Engineering Professor Janis Swan won the Skellerup Award for Chemical Bioprocess and Food for her distinguished contribution to the food, biopress and chemical engineering in New Zealand.
Electrical Engineering Senior Lecturer Nihal Kularatna has been awarded a Fellowship of the Institution for his contribution to the advancement of engineering knowledge and innovation in the creation of technological products.
This annual event is held to recognise IPENZ members’ technical achievements, contribution to the advancement of the profession and commitment to the Institution.
IPENZ is the professional body representing engineers in New Zealand.