2014 Winners

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

This year’s Award was presented to Andrew Jackson and Campbell Middleton for their paper "Closely correlating lower and upper bound plastic analysis of real slabs” published in January 2013.

 


Murray Buxton Award – for papers of general interest.

This year, two Awards were presented. The first to Simon Bourne for his paper "Prestressing: Recovery of the lost art" published in February 2013.
 
Jonathan Haynes, Neil Currie, Phil Leach, Jinyan Wang and Laurence Weekes also receive a diploma for their paper"Embedding technology in the structures thread of a civil engineering degree" published in March 2013.

 


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

This Award was presented to Thomas Webster and Harriet Eldred for their paper "2013 Serpentine Gallery Pavillion" published in August 2013.

 


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

This Award was presented to Ron Slade, Thomas Yiu Nam Tong, Matthew Sharratt and Chris Playle for their paper"Design and construction of the Bulgari Hotel and Residences, London" published in September 2013.

 


Husband Prize – for papers of merit related to bridges.

The diploma was awarded to Matthew Myerscough for his paper "Suspension Bridges: past and present" published in July 2013.

 


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 Jim McNally, Robert McDonough and Paul Brindle for their paper "Manchester Town Hall transformation programme: the use of BIM in a major heritage refurbishment project" published in November 2013.

 


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

The diploma was awarded to Bill Addis for "Toys that save millions - a history of using phusical models in structural design” presented in April 2013.

 


Lewis Kent Award – this Award is presented for personal services by a member to the Institution or the profession, chosen by The Nominations Committee, which in 2014 consisted of:

Chris Burgoyne received the Award for his dedicated service to the Institution through Council, the Bedfordshire and Adjoining Counties Regional Group and his contributions to Committees, Panels and Task Groups over a period of many years.

Matthew Byatt received the Award for his dedicated service to the Institution through Council, thethe East Anglian Regional Group and his contributions to Committees, Panels and Task Groups.

Jonathan Haynes received the Award for his dedicated service to the Institution for a number of years through the Lancashire & Cheshire Regional Group, as an Examiner and a Member of the Examinations Panel.

James Simmonds received the Award for his dedicated service to the Institution through Council, the Thames Valley Regional Group and his contributions to Committees, Panels and Task Groups over a period of many years.

 


Service Awards – were awarded to five recipients in 2014:

Barry Ayres received an Award for his much valued and extensive support to theSouth Eastern Countues Regional Group over a period of many years.

Chris Bedford received an Award for his much valued and extensive support of the Institution's examinations over a period of many years.

John Brewer received an Award for his much valued and extensive involvement with the Institution's Professional Conduct Committee over a period of many years.

John Busby received an Award for his much valued and extensive support of the Institution's examinations over a period of many years.

Francis Joseph McGlade received an Award for his much valued and extensive support to the Northern Ireland Regional Group over a period of many years.

 


Keith Eaton 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 Chien Ming Wang  for his much valued support to the Institution, particularly in his role as Chairman of the Singapore Regional Group, his involvement in Institution Asia Pacific activities and his leadership of outreach into Vietnam.

 


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.

The winner of the 2013 Award was Nathan Fieldsend for his paper "The use of prefabrication for low cost, transitional housing in developing countries". Nathan presented his findings at the new Institution HQ on Wednesday 14 January 2015. Visit our webinars section to view his presentation online.

 


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 won by Natasha Scott for her answer to the question: ‘Training engineers is a partnership between academia and industry. How could links between these be strengthened for the benefit of the profession?’

 


Engineering Architecture Prize

The Institution of Structural Engineers’ Educational Trust holds a biennial essay competition on the collaboration of engineers and architects in design.
The Educational Trust invites both sixth-form students (Year 12 and 13) and Student and Graduate members of the Institution to submit an essay on the subject of ‘favourite structures’.
The judges are delighted to announce the winner of CATEGORY ONE: YEAR 12 and 13 STUDENTS as Simon Cook for his essay "Imberhorne Viaduct".
The two winners within CATEGORY TWO: STUDENT and GRADUATE Members were Eleanor Earl for her essay "Family home in Jorgen Babur Mart Slum" AND Michelle Hicks for her essay "The Quadripartite Vaults at London Bridge Station".

 


Lifetime Achievement Award 2014

The Lifetime Achievement Award 2014 has been awarded to Stewart Craddy for his dedicated service to the Western Counties Regional Group, in many different capacities including Chairman and Secretary, for a period of close to 40 years and his dedicated service to the Benevolent Fund in different capacities including Chairman, for a period of over 20 years.

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