Special Awards

This page lists the Special Awards that have been given at the Alabama Regional and the criteria that was used to select the winners in each category.  Stay tuned for updates, and make sure your team is ready to win these awards.

This year we had 15 Special Awards!  Each award comes with plaques and a $150 check to the school's education program.

If your Technical Organization wants to be a Special Awards Sponsor, please fill out the attached form(s) below send it via email to Paul Agarwal at pagarwal@colsa.com


# Special Award Sponsor - Technical Organization Special Award Title
1 Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) “Energy Efficiency Award”
2 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) “Most Innovative & Sustainable Use of Water Systems”
3 Alabama Modeling & Simulation Council (AMSC) “Alabama Student’s Choice Award”
4 Alabama Solar Association (ASA) “Stuart Peck Sustainability Award”
5 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) “Most Sustainable Food Production Award”
6 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) – Alabama Section, Birmingham Chapter “Best Use of Sustainable Infrastructure”
7 Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), Pathfinder Chapter “Best Use of Robotics or Unmanned Systems”
8 Booz Allen Hamilton “Best SimCity Name”
9 Huntsville Alabama L5 Society (HAL5) “Best FC Supporting Space Economy”
10 IEEE Huntsville Section “Best Telecommunications and Power Systems”
11 International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), Huntsville Regional Chapter “Best Integrated Systems Solution”
12 International System Safety Society (ISSS), TVC "Best Use of Symbiotic or System Safety"
13 National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) “Best Land Surveying Practices”
14 The Association – Huntsville Association of Technical Societies “Most Innovative Use of Technology”
15  Von Braun Astronomical Society (VBAS) “Best Nightscape in a Future City”