Each year, in recognition of excellence in academic performance, the Department and MSc clusters award prizes to mark student achievement. These awards are highly compeitive and awarded on merit.

The awards are presented to an audience of the recipients, their guests and the Prize Sponsors on Postgraduate Awards Day. We are very grateful to all sponsors for rewarding the achievements of our students.

Postgraduate Awards Day is normally held on the first Wednesday in May of the year following completion of the course. The actual Postgraduate Awards Ceremony is held in the Royal Albert Hall.

Postgraduate Prizes

Each prizewinner, along with their family, are invited to a Prizewinners reception on Commemoration day.

Postgraduate prizes

Prizes are awarded by the Head of Department, alongside representatives of the Prize sponsors.

Postgraduate Awards

Each prizewinner receives a certificate, their prize, and a copy of a book detailing the first 100 years of the Department

Postgraduate Prizes

Departmental Awards

PrizeWinners
 

Unwin Postgraduate Prize

Awarded to the student(s) presenting the best PhD Thesis in the Department

2016: John Craske
2015: Susana Cardoso Lopes de Aleida
2014: Thomas Shire
2013: Ramtin Hosseini Kamal & Mukesh Kumar
2012: Christian Malaga Chuquitaype
2011: Abdel Hamid Beshara
2010: Hamid Zolghadr Zadeh Jahromi
2009: Daisuke Saito
2008: Yuangao Liu

Letitia Chitty Centenary Memorial

Awarded to the student(s) whose performance is judged to be top in the Department.
2016: Eleanor Mathewson & Adeleke Soyemi
2015: Alexandros Nordas & Boris Ochoa Tocachi
2014: Francisco Cedron
2013: David Sutanto
2012: Cynthia Yau
2011: Tarun Sharma
2010: Ana Mijic / Chris Walker
2009: Robert Lane

ERM Prize for Civil Engineering and Sustainable Development

For annual award to a student on the Sustainable Development Module of the MSc Civil and Environmental Engineering course for the best Design Guide for engineering for sustainable development.
2011: Ruth Salmon
2010: Scott Clyne
2009: Clement Baldy
2008: Sigrid Lozano Valdmans
Departmental Prizes
College Prizes

Environmental Engineering MSc Cluster

PrizeWinners
 

Black & Veatch Prize in Environmental Engineering

For annual award to a student displaying excellence in the advanced course in Environmental Engineering.

2016: Remi Jaligot & Suzanne Quesnel
2015: Hugh Kennedy
2014: Yun Gao
2013: Pablo Jose Daza Donoso
2012: Marta Salazar Becerra
2011: Elisa Jimenez Grant /  Mathilde Chleq
2010: Amelie Seguret
2009: Robert Matthews / Demetra Orthodoxou
2008: Sarmistha Kundu & Patrick Ng
2007: Kate Hephzibah Weatherley
 

Victor Appleby Prize in Engineering Hydrology

For annual award to the MSc student who submits the best dissertation on Hydrology as part of the Hydrology for Environmental Management Course.

2016: Beth Waring
2015: Boris Ochoa Tocachi
2014: Daniele Nerini
2013: Philomon Autin & James Latham
2012: Bastian Manz
2011: David Rebollo / James Simpson
2010: Ana Mijic
2009: Anthony Hurford
2008: Anita Asadullah
2007: Dr Matthew Couch

Water Conservation Trust Prize

For annual award for the best dissertation in the area of Waste and Resource Management

2016: Noor Ibrahim & Emanuele Lagrotta
2015: Jin Liu & Victoria Romero
2014: Yun Gao & Neale Young

AES Laboratories Prize

For annual award to the student presenting the best dissertation on the MSc Course in Environmental Engineering.

2011: Jacqueline Fitzgerald
2010:Elaine Saliba
2009 Rachel Cahill
2008: Magdalena Hijaz & Agapi Papadamou
2007: Maria Monou
Environmental Engineering MSc Cluster
Environmental Engineering MSc Cluster

Geotechnics-Geology MSc Cluster Awards

PrizeWinners
 

Atkins Prize for Soil Dynamics and Engineering

For annual award to the MSc student making the best contribution in the area of soil dynamics and engineering seismology including the dynamics of geotechnical structure

2016: Maria Klokidi
2015: James Williams
2014: Raffaella Colombero
2013: Evangelia Skiada
2012: Ross Kristinof
2011: Kwok Chi (Thomas) Wong
 

Buro Happold Award

For annual award to the MSc Student making the best overall contribution to one of the Soil Mechanics MSc courses. 

2016: Leung Chak Lo
2015: Spyridon (Spiros) Liakas
2014: Daniel Martinez Calonge
2013: Cillian MsColgan
2012: Vasiliki Tsaparli
2011: Thomas Christopher Shire
2010: Rachael Skeete

British Geotechnical Association Prize

For annual award to the student presenting the best dissertation on the Geotechnics MSc Cluster. 

2013: Marina Sideri

Lapworth Medal

For annual award to a meritorious student of Engineering Geology in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

2016: Micheal Webster
2015: Leo Michael Peskett
2014: Andrew Davie
2013: Victoria Edmonds
2012: Michael Turner
2011: Robyn Alexis Shaw
2010: Christopher Grew
2009: Megan Packer
2008: Rosemany Simmons

Peter Vaughan Memorial Medal

For annual award to the most outstanding student of the Soil Mechanics MSc courses.

2016: Daniel Schutt
2015: Aliki Kokkinou
2014: Paul Bailie
2013: John (Paddy) Curran
2012: Cynthia Yau
2011: Pasquale Carotenuto
2010:Florence Ko

Soil Mechanics Prize

For annual award to a student displaying excellence in the advanced course in Soil Mechanics.

2014: Victor Dubasaru
2013: Michal Fronek & Marina Sideri 
2012: Tomas Bym
2011:  Kenneth Carter / Iman Roshanzamir
2010: Panagiotis Zachariou
2009: Daire Cummins
2008: Kwun Shing Chan & Vivien Man Wai Kwan
2007:  Way Way Sim / Jessica Bing Yan Yu
Geotechnics-Geology MSc Cluster Awards
Geotechnics-Geology MSc Cluster Awards

Structural Engineering MSc Cluster Awards

PrizeWinners
 

ABS Consulting Prize in Earthquake Engineering

For annual award for outstanding performance in the Earthquake Engineering MSc programme in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. 

2016: Michail Theofilou
2015: Alexandros Nordas
2014: Gavin Maloney & Antonio Palermo
2013: Yating Liang
2012: Michail AlkiviadisTarasiou
2011: Deapoina Pavlogianni
2010:Edurne Nunez Moreno
2009: Konstantinos Kalochairetis
2008: Ioannis Bakas
 

Frank Hodgson Memorial Prize

For annual award to a student of the MSc Cluster in Advanced Structural Engineering for excellence in structural concrete design.

2016: Sik Wong & Raymond Heng
2015: Jad Boksmati
2014: Karim El-Khoury
2013: Nathan Vella
2012: Mariam Mouffak
2011: Matthieu Roure
2010: Gauthier Byrne
2009: Matteo Baffetti
2008: Michael Smales
2007: Greg Hanif Parris

Gyebi Kufuor Memorial Prize

For annual award to a student of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering for excellence in Concrete Structures and Technology.

2016: Qili Fang
2015: Hammad El Jisr
2014: Jiaping Gu
2013: Jean Paul Vella
2012: Niall O'Hara
2011: Alejandro Barero Bilbao
2010: Rotana Hay
2009: Robert Lane
2008: Hooman Keyhan
2007: Ehsan Dezhdar

Ronald Stewart Jenkins Memorial Prize

For annual award for excellence in structural mechanics, or another field relevant to that subject, to a student preferably chosen from the members of the postgraduate Advanced Course in Concrete Structures.

2016: Thomas Browne
2015: Juan Bruno Bazzano & Aristotelis Papagiannakis
2014: Francisco Cedron & Sofia-Aikaterini Avramidou
2013: Dimitrious Vasileiou
2012: Xinhua Duan
2011: Adam Ayinla
2010: Hong Dong
2009: Cheng Fang / Adelaja Israel Osofero
2008: Choon Guan Tay & Antonios Triantafyllou
2007: Sara Dias de Melo / Chenthuran Vilvarajah

The Patrick Dowling Prize in Advanced Structural Engineering

For annual award to the postgraduate student in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the top of the final class list in the Advanced Structural Engineering MSc cluster.

2016: Adeleke Soyemi
2015: Alexandros Nordas
2014: Francisco Cedron
2013: Christiane Farah
2012: Michael Day
2011: Tarun Sharma
2010: Chris Walker
2009: Robert Lane
2008: Dimitrios Agiakatsikas
2007: Alexandros Melessidis
Structural Engineering MSc Cluster Awards
Structural Engineering MSc Cluster Awards

Transport Cluster Awards

PrizeWinners
 

Maurice Hanson Prize

For annual award to the student who produces the best performance in the written papers on the Advanced Course in Transport. 

2016: Christopher Kingston
2015: Matteo Novati
2014: Maeve Ryan
2013: David Sutanto
2012: Laura Putt
2011: Ruth Salmon
2010: Alina Tuerk
2009: Tom Page
2008: Ian Bruce
2007: Mei Ki Yip
 

The Worshipful Company of Carmen - Graduate of the Year Award 

For annual award for Best Dissertation

 2008: Sarah Livermore
Transport Cluster Awards
Transport Cluster Awards