The HMEI Award honours young engineers, not exceeding the age of 35 at the time of nomination, for outstanding work that has been published either in a scientific journal, a significant technical report, a project report or as summary of a successfully defended PhD thesis or that has been granted a patent.
HMEI promotes the views of private industry providers of products and services in the meteorological, hydrological, environmental and related fields. It is fully accredited to WMO and other UN organizations and actively facilitates interaction and communication between its members and a broad range of international and national organizations, both governmental and private, for the mutual benefit of all parties.
The HMEI Award for Young Engineers consists of:
- a citation certificate
- a medal
- an amount of 3 000 Swiss francs that can be shared between co-authors