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High level Engineers awarded at Malta Engineering Excellence Awards 2012

High level Engineers awarded at Malta Engineering Excellence Awards 2012 by Chamber of Engineers on Thursday, 13 December 2012 at 14:36

Professor Joseph Mifsud, Ing. Carmel Cuschieri of Camilleri and Cuschieri Consulting Engineers and Hoter Ltd were the proud winners of the 11th edition of the Malta Engineering Excellence Awards (MEEA) 2012, which was held recently at St John's Cavalier. Over 250 engineers and guests attended this year’s ceremony, which is organised annually by the Chamber of Engineers (CoE). The MEEAs are an opportunity to recognise the capabilities of engineers in Malta, and is a flagship event of the Chamber of Engineers. CoE  President Ing. Saviour Baldacchino and Lieutenant Commander William Woytyra, representing the United States Embassy presented the awards.


During his address, CoE President Ing. Baldacchino noted his satisfaction that the MEEAs give the Chamber the opportunity to recognise engineering excellence in the presence of the largest gathering of professional and prospective engineers. Ing. Baldacchino pointed out that the Awards are publicised both locally and abroad, with the winners given exposure by the European Federation of Engineering Assocations (FEANI) and the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO), of which the Chamber is an active member.


In conclusion, he congratulated both the nominees and winners for their high level submissions and encouraged all nominees to continue with their excellent work. “Every one of them is making us proud of their engineering contributions,” he said.


 
    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Leadership Award went to Ing. Charles Cuschieri. An engineer by profession, Ing. Cuschieri founded his consultancy firm Camilleri and Cuschieri Consulting Engineers  in 1979 together with the late A.G. Camilleri CEng FIEE. After working for a short period with Enemalta and Bortex, he then joined Delta Electronika (Holland) as a design electronics engineer until June 1982, when he joined the University of Malta as the youngest full time lecturer at that time. He lectured in analogue and digital electronics and later in Power electronics.


  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ing. Cuschieri was also responsible for commencing research in the field of inverters, variable speed drives and variable speed constant voltage generators mainly for wind turbines. In 1989 he left the University to continue full time with consultancy. He still maintains his position as managing director of one of the most qualified and experienced teams of engineers and draughtsmen in Malta. Camilleri and Cuschieri Consulting Engineers are specialists in the design of the field of Building Engineering Services and Industrial Controls and today they also offer expertise in the fields of Energy conservation, Building Management Systems, Energy management systems, Intelligent building design, installation of renewable energy sources and energy modelling and simulation of buildings. Completed projects include Radisson Blu Golden Sands Resort and Spa, HSBC Bank Head Office in Qormi, Kepinski San Lawrenz Hotel in Gozo, De La Rue Identity Systems, Progress Press New Printing Facility, Tas-Sellum Residential Complex, IT Services Building and data Centre University of Malta.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday, December 16, 2012
Engineers recognised for excellence

Joseph Mifsud, Charles Cuschieri and Hoter Ltd were presented with awards at the 11th Malta Engineering Excellence Awards. More than 250 engineers and guests attended this year’s ceremony organised by the Chamber of Engineers at St John’s Cavalier. The awards were presented by Chamber president Saviour Baldacchino and the US Embassy’s Lieutenant Commander William Woytyra.

Charles Cuschieri (left) was presented with the Leadership Award, Prof. Joseph Mifsud (centre) with the Lifetime Achievement Award, and Marco Cremona with the award for Industrial Excellence for his Hoter system.

 



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