Prof. Inġ. Victor Buttigieg was awarded the 2020 Maurice Debono Lifetime Achievement Award by the Chamber of Engineers during the Malta Engineering Excellence Awards ceremony held online on 12 February 2021. The award was presented by Dr Inġ. Daniel Micallef, president of the Chamber. Prof. Inġ. Buttigieg is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communications and Computer Engineering within the Faculty of Information and Communication Technology.
The Malta Engineering Excellence Awards have been created to provide national recognition to individuals and/or organisations who have achieved outstanding engineering accomplishments that have had significant impact on engineering in Maltese society.
In a short acceptance speech, Prof. Inġ. Buttigieg highlighted the important contributions that Engineers give to society. He also highlighted the important role that the Chamber fulfils to further promote the profession and to bring engineers together to share their experiences, contributing towards their professional development.