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Professor Zerna-Award 2016 presented

Once again, the best engineering talents of the Ruhr-University Bochum were honoured by ZPP

At the beginning of December, during the academic annual celebration of the Department of civil and environmental engineering at the Ruhr-University Bochum, the Professor Zerna-Award was presented to three young engineers by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ludger Speier.

As in years past, the award is presented to young people for their study and scientific performances, in honour and fond memory of Prof. Zerna.

The Professor Zerna-Award was presented to:

Ms Lisa Pieper
for the best  Bachelor thesis, entitled "Numeric observations of the load-bearing behaviour of geosynthetically reinforced supporting structures as bridge abutment"

Mr Georgios Gaganelis
for the best Master thesis, entitled "Topological structure optimisation considering material-specific tension restrictions"

Mr Dr.-Ing. Khayal Musayev
for the best doctorate, entitled „Seismic Reconnaissance in a Tunnel Environment using Full Waveform Inversion”

Prof. Ludger Speier with Lisa Pieper / picture source: RUB
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