The Institution currently has 12 panels in operation. Each panel helps to serve the Institution by focussing on a distinct area of activity.
Members of the Institution are encouraged to take an interest in panel activities. If you would like to become involved, please contact the relevant panel secretary by clicking on the relevant panel:
The panels currently in operation are:
Membership of the Academic Qualifications Panel is a good way to play an active role in industry developments and form lasting partnerships with relevant organisations and government agencies.
To consider all applications to and transfers from all classes of membership, and make appropriate recommendations to the Membership Committee.
Develop Institution policy for education into the profession and provide focus for Institution resources and initiatives, encouraging an international perspective.
Membership of the panel involves reviewing examination procedures, appointing marking examiners, developing questions and considering feedback from examination centres and correspondence from candidates.
To participate in developing and implementing policy concerning health and safety matters relating to structural engineering and the members of the Institution.
Assessing papers published in The Structural Engineer, and to make decisions regarding Institution awards.
Responsible for the development of the Institution’s professional development policy.
Promoting the effective dissemination and application of the results of research to enhance the practice of structural engineering.
Making decisions regarding the winning and commended entries for the annual Structural Awards as well as the decision regarding the winner of the Institution's Supreme Award for Structural Engineering Excellence.
Promoting sustainability issues with the Membership and to advise the Engineering Practice Committee and members on strategy and policy relating to sustainable construction.
Advising the Engineering Practice Committee on policy relating to the publication of Institution reports on technical and professional matters.
Representing the views of younger members of the profession on a range of Institution activities and events.