Dean presented with Grand Challenges Award from Taylor’s School of Engineering

Dean of the Melbourne School of Engineering, Professor Iven Mareels, has been presented with a significant international award at a conference in Malaysia.
Professor Mareels was attending the Conceive-Design-Implement-Operate (CDIO) Fall Meeting 2013, held at Taylor’s University Malaysia, when he was presented with the Grand Challenges Award for his work in water.

The Grand Challenges Award by Taylor’s School of Engineering is presented to engineers who make a significant contribution towards addressing the 14 Grand Challenges for Engineering, as identified by the National Academy for Engineering.

The CDIO conference saw over 160 participants from 23 countries gathering in Malaysia to discuss the latest in engineering education initiatives.

Malaysia’s Star newspaper covered the conference and Prof. Mareels’ award.