BELARUSIAN ENGINEERING ACADEMY
The Academy was established as The Fellowship of Engineering in December 1992. The Academy is a non-governmental organisation.
The object of The Belarusian Academy of Engineering is the encouragement and maintenance of excellence in the whole field of engineering to useful purpose in order to promote the advancement of the science and practice of engineering for the benefit of the public.
In pursuance of that object The Academy shall have the following powers:
In January 1998 there were 512 Fellows. The direction and management of The Academy is exercised by its elected Presidium which consists of the President, Senior Vice President, three Vice Presidents, Senior Secretary, four Chairmen of Regional Branches and up to twelve other fellows.
The Academy undertakes a range of activities related to its aim of encouraging "excellence in engineering", some of which are initiated by The Academy while others are carried bodies. Through its members, The Academy acts as a permanent forum for exchange and consultation between Belarusian Institutions, Industry and Research.
The Academy has set up a series of conferences and workshops organised in various directions: environment, information technology, transport, engineering education, construction, communication, biotechnology, chemical technology and other.
The Academy publishes a periodical "News of The Belarusian Academy of Engineering", conference proceedings and commissioned working party reports.
Links are maintained with learned societies, professional institutions other bodies with mutual interests. The Academy is a member of the International Academy of Engineering.
Income of the Academy is derived from Fellow's subscription, from the Department of Science and Technology, investments, and income for contracts associated with the practice of engineering.