Inaugural Digital Engineering Awards honor top enterprises and engineers

Amit Chadha, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of LTTS

Thirty enterprise teams and individuals from around the world have been named winners of the first-ever Digital Engineering Awards, launched this year by L&T Technology Services (LTTS) in association with Information Services Group (ISG), a tech research and advisory firm, and business news channel CNBC-TV18. The winners were honored during a gala dinner held last night at the Hyatt Regency Jersey City on the Hudson, in Jersey City, N.J., U.S.A.

What are Digital Engineering Awards?

The awards, a first-of-its-kind initiative for the global ER&D community, celebrates the engineering, R&D, and tech work of engineering teams and individuals who are consistently redefining innovation, developing new technologies for the benefit of their firms, stakeholders and communities, and championing the cause of sustainable change within the industry.

Two types of awards are presented – Engineering The Change (for organizations) and Engineer At Heart (for individuals) – across 9 categories. The awards attracted participation across North America, Europe, and APAC from over 70 firms – all market leaders in their respective industries spanning automotive, aerospace, industrials, plant engineering, telecom and hi-tech, and medical devices. Over 120 nominations were submitted for consideration.

The winners were selected by a panel of judges comprised of Dr. Marcos Kauffman, Coventry UniversityGreg Powers, BayoTech; and Prashant Kelker, Gaurav Gupta, and Steve Hall of ISG. The winning firms and engineers were felicitated in the presence of Amit Chadha, CEO & Managing Director of LTTS, Michael P Connors, Chairman and CEO of ISG, and Parikshit Luthra, Deputy Editor and Chief of Bureau at Network 18, at the awards event.

Who were the winners of Digital Engineering Awards?

Engineering The Change [Team Awards]

The winning organizations are:

Digital Transformation of the Year

Champion: Openreach Ltd. [Project Orion by BT Digital for Openreach]

Challenger: American Honda Motor Co., Inc./ Honda Marine [HondaLink® Marine]

                  Microsoft [Microsoft’s East Smart Campus]

Commendable: Airbus [Skywise]

                        Dover Corporation [Connected Factory Solution]

                        Sky UK [Digital Network Enabler]

Digital Engineering Project/ Program of the Year

Champion: Dover Corporation [Digital Customer Experience Program]

Challenger: ExxonMobil [Digital Reality Ecosystem]

                  Openreach Ltd. [Project ORION by BT Digital for Openreach]

Commendable: Covestro AG [Covestro’s Digital Twin – Integrated Plant and Engineering Platform (iPEP)]

                        DFP [Delta Flight Product’s SkyPulse]

Top Sustainability Initiative

Champion: Eaton Corporation [Eaton’s Positive Impact Framework]

Challenger: Airbus [AirScout]

Engineering Product of the Year

Champion: Nanoprecise Sci Corp [Nanoprecise’s Solution for Condition Monitoring and Sustainability]

Challenger: 5G Technologies USA Ltd. [BorgConnect® Smart Manufacturing Platform]

                  GE Healthcare [Revolution Aspire CT Scanner]

Commendable: Intel Corporation [Intel Blockscale ASIC]

                        Komatsu UK Ltd [Komatsu’s K100 Quick Boom Change System]

                        Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. [Snapdragon® X70 5G Modem–RF System]

Value Realization

Champion: Airbus [Prometheus]

Challenger: CN [CN Express Pass]

Engineer At Heart [Individual Awards]

These are the individual award winners:

Distinguished Digital Engineer

Ajat Hukkoo, Intel Corporation

Michael Regelski, Eaton

Woman Engineer of the Year

Ashlyn Dumas, ExxonMobil

Lisa Czyszczewski, Phillips 66

Ola Shadiya Oluwadairo, Ph.D., Chevron

Digital Engineer of the Year

Emmanuel Daniel, Microsoft

Keith Johnston, Chevron

Venkatramanan Alagarsamy, Rolls-Royce

Innovator of the Year

Kieran Wallace, CEng MIMechE, Komatsu UK Ltd

The Digital Engineering Awards bring together industry leaders to recognize outstanding achievements in the R&D domain, and to help firms give shape to their transformative ideas. The Awards have been launched by L&T Technology Services in association with ISG, with CNBC-TV18 as a media partner. For more about the Awards, visit this website.