Graduates and Students Emerging Engineers Award 2018, Hong Kong

The Institution of Civil Engineers Hong Kong Association Graduates and Students Division (ICE HKA G&S) Emerging Engineers Award 2018 promotes and rewards excellence in the communication of civil engineering ideas, research and best practice on projects and designs.

The winner may get the opportunity to compete at the Emerging Engineers Award Global Final
The winner may get the opportunity to compete at the Emerging Engineers Award Global Final

The Emerging Engineers Award is a competition that is open to all ICE graduate and student members with papers on any area of engineering design, research or practice. Papers must be expertly presented and discussed, as well as innovative and well written.

Applicants compete for prizes in the Hong Kong regional final and the winner may be short-listed to compete at the Emerging Engineers Award Global Final in the UK for a cash prize and the prestigious Institution Medal.

ICE HKA G&S is now inviting entries from graduate and student members from academic institutions and the industry.

Conditions of entry

a) Entrant must be a current graduate or student member of the Institution of Civil Engineers at the time of entering the Award.
b) Paper is to be written by one author only.
c) Paper must follow the Rules of Paper Submission in Fact Sheet
d) Author is permitted to enter the Emerging Engineers Award in consecutive years but not with the same paper.

Disciplines of paper:

  1. Structural and Materials
  2. Geotechnical
  3. Environmental, Hydraulics and Hydrology
  4. Highways, Railways and Transportation

Submission method: The paper should be submitted electronically in A4 PDF format together with a scanned copy of the signed entry form to gs@icehk.org.hk with the subject heading “ICE HKA G&S Emerging Engineers Award 2018 Submission”.

Deadline: 21 September 2018

Regional final

Shortlisted candidates will be allocated a total time of 20 minutes: 10 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion. Presentation should be fluent, informative and readily understood.

When introducing the paper, it is recommended that entrants emphasise the most important features and explain the approaches to the topic.

Awards:

Winner – receives a certificate and cash prize of HK$2,000
First runner-up  – receives a certificate and cash prize of HK$1,500
Second runner-up – receives a certificate and cash prize of HK$1,000
Merit prize – receives a certificate and cash prize of HK$500
Shortlisted – receives a certificate

Winners may be nominated to participate in the Emerging Engineers Award Global Final in the UK to compete for the prestigious Institution Medal and win further cash prizes.

Winners also have the opportunity to publish their paper in ICE Breaker or on the ICE website. This fact sheet provides more details about the Award.

For enquiries, please contact Ms Natalie Lo on +852 6256 7981 or via email.

ICE HKA G&S reserves all rights of the competition except the result of judgment in case there is any dispute.

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