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UWE engineer wins ICE Student Prize 2019

Date
29 August 2019

The prize is awarded to students who excel in the final year of their civil engineering degree.

UWE engineer wins ICE Student Prize 2019

University of West of England (UWE) student Mike Borzoni has been award the ICE Student Prize 2019.

The prize is awarded to students who excel in their final year of their civil engineering degree course. Along with a prize of £250, the winner also receives an ICE certificate of merit.

Borzoni graduated from UWE after completing a four-year course in Civil and Environment Engineering, where he studied a wide range of engineering disciplines including hydraulics, geotechnical engineering and structural design.

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His final-year research project was on the response of Bridge Pier Protection schemes against vehicle impact.

"My final-year project was a fantastic opportunity to tie the wide-ranging engineering knowledge that I have learnt together, and apply them to a real world application," he said.

"I’m delighted to have been awarded the ICE Student Prize for this project, and it further confirms that this is the career for me.”

Miranda Housden, Director of ICE South West, attended Borzoni's graduation ceremony at Bristol Cathedral on 24 July 2019, to present him with his certificate.

She said: “These awards offer the opportunity to recognise some of the brilliant emerging talent in engineering. Congratulations to him from all of us at ICE South West, we look forward to seeing his career grow.”

To find out more about the prize and how you can be nominated, see here.

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