Best PhD Thesis Award

The IABSE Best PhD Award shall recognize an outstanding original dissertation in the field of bridge and structural engineering by an individual who earned a doctoral degree within the last three calendar years prior to the year of the award. A candidate included in the shortlist must become an IABSE member to be considered for the award. Maximum one award shall be given annually and may not be awarded every year.


Only one dissertation may be nominated by any National Group, (and nominations for the award shall remain automatically on the candidature list as long as the candidate qualifies for the above year-wise temporal window, unless replaced by another nominee by the National Group.)



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