2013 Winners

Henry Adams Award - for papers relating to structural engineering research and/or development.

This year’s Award was presented to Ganga Prakhya, Chen Zhang and Neil Harding for their paper "Grouted connections for monopiles - limits for large wind turbines" published in March 2012.

 


Murray Buxton Award - for papers of general interest.

This year’s Award was presented to Chris Wise, Andrew Weir, George Oates and Peter Winslow for their paper "An amphitheatre for cycling: the design, analysis and construction of the London 2012 Velodrome2 published in June 2012.
Gordon Mungall and Mike King also receive a diploma for their paper "London 2012 Aquatics Centre" published in June 2012.

 


Guthrie Brown Award - for papers of merit, written by a member/s under 40 years of age.

This Award was presented to Matthew Myerscough for his paper "Belgrade's new crossing point" published in January 2012.

 


Derrington Construction Award - for papers of merit deemed to refer to construction and/or health and safety.

This Award was presented to Paul Westbury, Fergus McCormick, Matthew Birchall, Mike Breton, Chris Keenan and Paul Hulme for their paper "London 2012 Olympic Stadium: Design and Construction" published in June 2012.
Diplomas were also awarded to Giles Waley for "Temporary works for the direct entrance widening of Rosyth Dockyard" published in February 2012 and to Bob Snelling and Colin Toms for their paper "Fa├žade retention and skate sliding at Chenil House, Chelsea, London" published in July 2012.

 


Husband Prize - for papers of merit related to bridges.

Diplomas were awarded to Syuichi Takeichi, Yoshito Kubo, Kazumi Terada and Daisuke Saito for their paper "Design of Awa Shirisagi Ohashi Bridge" published in August 2012.

 


Clancy Prize - for papers of merit related to the understanding and practice of the whole life management of structures including surveys, investigations, strategic planning, testing and subsequent works to the structure.

This Award was presented to Stuart Matthews and Barry Reeves for their paper "Structural assessment of existing large panel system built dwelling blocks for accidental loads" published in August 2012.

 


Oscar Faber Award - for papers presented for discussion at Evening Meetings or colloquia of the Institution during the year.

Two diplomas were awarded this year, firstly to Bill Harvey for "The Coy Mistress – a view of masonry behaviour" presented in February 2012; and also to Ed Clark for "Roller Coaster" presented in March 2012.

 


Award Scheme for Excellence in Structural Engineering Education - to celebrate individuals committed to teaching and passing on their wisdom in the field of structural engineering

This was awarded to Dr Mark Evernden, Dr Antony Darby and Professor Tim Ibell for their work at the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering at the University of Bath.

 


Kenneth Severn Award - for papers, written by an author/or authors who are 28 years of age or under, on a topic chosen by the President.

This was awarded to Joshua Macabuag  for his response to President Y.K. Cheng's question "How can structural engineers contribute towards disaster mitigation?"

 


The Educational Trust Pai Lin Li Travel Award - a grant awarded to members of the Institution to spend four to six weeks outside their own country studying current practise in relation to the use of construction materials in the field of structural engineering.

This was awarded to two recipients, Katie Symons  for her proposal "International Perspectives on Life Cycle Assessment of Structural Materials, Particularly Timber; Lessons to be Learned from Australasia" and to John Orr for his proposal "An Adventure in Concrete and Brick".

 


Young Structural Engineer of the Year 2013 - for reports submitted by candidates under the age of 28 on a structural engineering project they have been extensively involved with.

This Award was presented to two engineers, Harriet Eldred for the paper “Serpentine Pavilion” and Kai Qu for the paper “The Shoal”. 

 


Service Awards - were awarded to five recipients in 2013:

Adewale Adekoya (F) received an Award for his much valued and extensive support to the Institution as representative in Nigeria over a period of many years.

John Gerard Dunny (AM) received an Award for his much valued and extensive support to the Republic of Ireland Regional Group over a period of many years.

William Paul Howson (F) received an Award for his much valued and extensive support to the Wales Regional Group over a period of many years.

Edwin Thomas Huston (M) received and Award for his much valued and extensive support to the Institution as representative in Washington State, United States of America over a period of many years.

Christopher John Kendall (F) received and Award for his much valued and extensive support to the Institution’s examinations over a period of many years.

 


Lewis Kent Award - there were four winners in 2013:

Peter Tak Sum Ho (F) received the Award for his dedicated service to the Institution through Council and the Australia Regional Group over a period of many years.

Shapour Mehrkar-Asl (F) received the Award for his dedicated service to the Institution through Council, the Southern and the United Arab Emirates Regional Groups over a period of many years.

Paul Tat-Choi Pang (F) received the Award for his dedicated service over the years towards the Institutions activities and development in Hong Kong where there are now well over 2,000 corporate members, firstly as Chairman of the IStructE/HKIE Joint Structural Division (JSD) in 2001-2, then for over seven years as Chairman of the Institution Sub-Committee under the JSD.

Alexander Nimmo Tait (F) received the Award for his dedicated service to the Institution through Council, the Scottish Regional Group, The Benevolent Fund and through the varied Institution roles he has held over many years.

 


Lifetime Achievement Award

Awarded to Bernard William John Boys (F) for his dedicated service to the Thames Valley Regional Group, in many different capacities over a period of 25 years including Chairman, Professional Review Interviewer and Benevolent Fund representative.

 


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