Tesla medal

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Award of the Medal in the name of Nikola Tesla is established to support promotion of science and science education through public promotion of Nikola Tesla’s legacy and his fundamental contribution to the modern civilization, as well as to help Australian youth broaden their knowledge about his outstanding achievements.


Tesla Medal consist of a bronze Tesla Medallion, a Tesla Forum Certificate and a monetary prize provided by donor/sponsor. The prize is awarded to student/researcher who has gained the highest mark in a course of studies related to Nikola Tesla’s work.


Tesla Forum of W.A. Inc. and several leading Western Australian universities have agreed to establish four annual Tesla Awards & Medals for the highest mark students in the following courses:

  • Experimental Physics at the School of Physics, University of Western Australia, Perth
  • Electromagnetic Theory at the School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering, University of Western Australia, Perth
  • Electrical Systems at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering , Curtin University, Perth
  • The best graduating student completing a degree in the Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Power Engineering or BSc Physics and Nanotechnology, Murdoch University, Perth

In 2021, Tesla Forum signed an agreement with the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the University of Banja Luka in Republika Srpska (Elektrotehnički fakultet – ETF) to establish the annual Nikola Tesla Medal Award for ETF student enrolled and attending Year 2, 3 or 4 of studies that achieves the highest weighted average mark in the school year.

Tesla Medal designer is Jovan Radanovic.

Nikola Tesla Medal Awards – Financial Donors

Curtin University of Technology, Bentley Western Australia

2004 – present  Danica Graphic Design Studio  www.danicadesign.com.au (Petar Dragovic, Marina Males)

University of Western Australia (Engineering)

2005 – 2018      Beverley & Dr Wally Knezevic

University of Western Australia (Physics)

2005 – present  Dragana Zivancevic & Dr Boris Martinac

Murdoch University, Murdoch Western Australia

2005-2010        Bozana Doslov

2010-2014        David Sneddon

2015-2018        Tesla Forum

2019 – present  Beverley & Dr Wally Knezevic

University of Banja Luka, Republika Srpska, BiH

2021- present   Cooling Towers WA Pty Ltd  www.coolingtowerswa.com.au (Dragan & Dragana Vojinovic)