Emerging Engineers Award final, Coventry

10 May, 2017 | 18:30 - 21:00

2016 Winner, Connah Jones, receives his award at the West Midlands Awards Dinner.
2016 Winner, Connah Jones, receives his award at the West Midlands Awards Dinner.

About this event

ICE student, graduate and trainee technician members in the region submit research and innovative work related to engineering projects and designs.

The top entries, which are selected by expert judges, present their work and compete for prizes at the Regional Final. Regional winners also have the chance of being shortlisted for the overall final which takes place at ICE's Headquarters in London.

This year's final three presentations are:

  • Use of RFID in Structures Asset Management
  • Numerical study of a soil reaction curve design method for laterally loaded monopiles in clay and sand
  • Emergency Sanitation Project – Emergency wastewater disposal

Their presentations are followed by question and answer sessions when audience members are encouraged to participate.

There is also an opportunity to enjoy complimentary refreshments and network with other engineering professionals.

This year's panel is chaired by Yvonne Aust, ICE West Midlands Chair.

The judging panel for the evening are:

  • Yvonne Aust (Chair) – Associate Director, Couch Consulting Engineers; ICE West Midlands Chair
  • Mark Downes – Head of Engineering for Infrastructure Projects (Central & Wales,) Network Rail; ICE West Midlands Past Chair
  • Bob Dunn – Design Manager, Skanksa
  • David Jobling – Associate, Arcadis
  • Ramona Mihailescu – Assistant Project Engineer, Network Rail; ICE West Midlands Graduates and Students Committee Past Chair

Attending the Emerging Engineers Regional final gives you a great chance to:

  • Learn about the latest developments in engineering
  • Test the finalists' knowledge
  • Add to your continuing professional development (CPD) record


For more information on the competition or how to take part in next season’s competition, please visit the West Midlands Emerging Engineers Award page or the Emerging Engineers Award page.

Refreshments served from 6:00pm in EC219. Event starts at 6:30pm in ECG24 (adjacent.)

Event materials

The following materials are available for download: