Outstanding Paper Award Committee (OPAC)

The Outstanding Paper Award Committee (OPAC) annually reviews all articles submitted for the IABSE's quarterly journal, Structural Engineering International (SEI), and identify recipients of the annual IABSE Outstanding Paper Award IABSE Outstanding Paper Award in both scientific and technical paper categories. They uphold IABSE’s mission of driving high quality and progressive information through the process of selecting winners for this award.

Reports to
Technical Committee

1-2 per year


NameCountryPositionTerm StartTerm End
Mr. Naeem Ullah Hussain, Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong LtdHong KongChair20172021
Mr. Svein Erik JakobsenNorwayVice Chair20172021
Prof. Dr. Ing. Annette BögleGermanyMember20172021
Mr. John F. Duntemann, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates Inc.United StatesMember20172021
Mr. Ian Peter Thomas Firth, COWI UK LimitedUnited KingdomMember20172021
Prof. Yozo Fujino, Yokohama National University (YNU)JapanMember20172021
Mr. Shigeru HikoneJapanMember20172021
Dr. Eng. Juan A. Sobrino Almunia, Pedelta Canada Inc.CanadaMember20172021
Dr. Gongyi XU, BRDI of China RailwayChinaMember20172021