Young Structural Engineering Professional Award 2021 winner
Date published

18 May 2021

Back to Previous

Young Structural Engineering Professional Award 2021 winner

News
Date published

18 May 2021

Congratulations to the winner of the 2021 Young Structural Engineering Professional Award

After a long and forensic process, we are proud to announce that the 2021 IStructE Young Structural Engineering Professional Award (YSEPA) winner is William Rogers-Tizard. The runner up is Alastair Low-Macrae.

The YSEPA is an internationally recognised mark of achievement for young structural engineers. Being a recipient of the award means that they have demonstrated the skills and achievements necessary to mark them out as the "one to watch" among the Institution's global membership.


Tough competition


The award this year received a high volume of entries, which were shortlisted to five exceptional finalists; Max Clayton Robert Frostick, Alastair Low-Macrae, Ioana Price and William Rogers-Tizard. The judges had a tough task, examining the CVs, employer endorsements, opinion pieces, poster submissions and sitting down for an interview with each of the finalists.

The quality on offer among the final five was high and with this level of calibre on display demonstrated a bright future for structural engineering.


Narrowed down to two


The judges eventually narrowed it down to Alastair Low-Macrae and William Rogers-Tizard. Alastair, proved to be a worthy contender, an enthused and passionate Structural Engineer with a remarkable attention to detail. A real team player who has made a valuable contribution to the profession and the Institution, which goes beyond expectations. Alastair was a more than worthy runner up.


The one to watch


William Rogers-Tizard was named as the 2021 YSEPA winner. Will showed himself to be an excellent communicator, who has both a depth and breadth of technical knowledge and is able to adeptly apply these to practical solutions. A real passion for structural engineering is evident in his many activities in and out of the workplace and his consistent involvement with the Institution. Will is a strong believer in the ability for structural engineers to make a positive impact on the world. With these skills and achievements Will has truly marked himself out as the “one to watch”.
 

Related Resources & Events

Training
Blue abstract blocks

IABSE Milne Medal Lecture 2020

Date ‐ 8 December 2020
Author ‐ Steve Webb
Price ‐ Free
Guidance
<h4>Design for zero</h4>

Design for zero

Pre-order now. This guide explains why overdesign is so prevalent, its impact on material consumption and CO 2 emissions, and provides five key actions you can take now, to reduce the carbon your projects produce.

Date ‐ 1 July 2021
Author ‐ John Orr, Tim Ibell, Claire Smith & Margaret Cooke
Price ‐ £22.50/£29.25/£45
BRE Course
Blue abstract blocks

BRE Academy: BIM Level 2 for Information Managers – CWIC

This course is the second stage of our BIM training programme towards individual certification.

Date ‐ 13 March 2018
Author ‐ BRE Academy
Price ‐ 295.00