OPA Committee

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 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.



Technical Committee


1-2 per year


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Andreas Lampropoulos United Kingdom Chair 2017 2021
Harshavardhan Subbarao India Vice Chair 2017 2021
Mitsuyoshi Akiyama Japan Member 2019 2021
Eftychia Apostolidi Austria Member 2019 2021
Salvatore Di Bernardo United States Member 2019 2021
Ane de Boer Netherlands Member 2019 2021
Jorge de Brito Portugal Member 2019 2021
Giorgio Diana Italy Member 2019 2021
Christos Giarlelis Greece Member 2019 2021
Guy Larose Canada Member 2019 2021
Shunichi Nakamura Japan Member 2019 2021
Alfred Strauss Austria Member 2019 2021
Mikael Wimpffen Bræstrup Denmark Member 2019 2021