The IHA Mosonyi Award for Excellence in Hydropower recognises individuals within IHA's membership for outstanding contributions to the sector.
The award recognises individual contributions related to:
Recipients of the Mosonyi Award are made honorary IHA members, and invited to attend our biennial World Hydropower Congress (registration fees waived), where the award is presented.
The award is named after Emil Mosonyi, the founding president of IHA. Prof Mosonyi, who passed away in 2009 aged 98, made major contributions during his long career in hydropower. His determination to champion excellence in hydropower lives on through IHA’s vision and mission.
Proposed candidates are reviewed by a panel convened by the IHA Board. The panel nominates selected candidates, with the IHA Board making the final decision on the selection of recipients. Up to three individuals receive an award during each two-year IHA work programme cycle.