Cooling Prize

The Cooling Prize is named after Dr Leonard Cooling, one of the founders of British Soil Mechanics, It is aimed at those in the Geotechnical/Ground engineering industry under the age of 30. Entrants may write a paper on any topic dealing with the engineering behaviour of the ground, whether it be a description of an industrial design or construction project, development of a new piece of equipment or research. The aim of the competition is to encourage young engineers to write their first technical paper, and therefore, equal merit will be given to high quality industrial experience as to state-of-the-art research.

2017 Cooling Prize Call

2017 Cooling Prize Rules

2017 Cooling Prize Application Form

Previous winners:

2016 – Helen Dunne, University of Oxford

2015 –¬†William Beuckelaers, University of Oxford

2014 –¬†Katherine Jones, Dunelm Geotechnical & Environmental

2013 – Frederick Levy, National Grid / University of Southampton

2012 – Jonathan Dewsbury, Buro Happold

2011 – Gabrielle Wojtowitz, University of Southampton

2010 – Kevin Briggs, University of Southampton

2009 – Alice Berry, Arup

2008 – Esteban Litvdis, Atkins

2007 – Mei Cheong, Mott MacDonald

2006 – Dave Edwards, Imperial College

2005 – Keith Emmett, Sheffield University

2004 – Dimitrios Selematas, Cambridge University

2003 – Alistair Hitchcock, University of Southampton

2002 – Felix Schroeder, Imperial College

2001 – Fleur Loveridge, Babtie Group

2000 – Andreas Frangoulides, Cambridge University

1999 – Antoine Andrei, Kvaerner Cementation Foundations

1998 – Archie Mundegar, Ove Arup and Partners

1997 – Judith Harvey

1996 – Edward Ellis, Cambridge University

1995 – Fiona Chow, Imperial College

1994 – Trevor Addenbrooke, Imperial College

1993 – Paul Gildea

1992 – Darren Russell, Mott MacDonald

1991 – No Cooling Prize was held

1990 – Carl Erbrich, Earl & Wright

1989 – Sarah Stallebrass, City University

1988 – Victoria Hope, University of Surrey and Wimpey Laboratories

1987 – Neil Dixon, Kingston Polytechnic

1986 – Tom Henderson, University of Oxford

1985 – N V Mettyear

1984 – W J Hewlett

1983 – R P Finn

1982 – R Harris

1981 – M J P R Symes

1980 – N P Martins

1979 – Ken Bean, University of Oxford

1978 – Derek Morris, Cambridge University

1977 – Clive Williams, University of Plymouth

1976 – Nigel John, University of Portsmouth

1975 – Mark Randolf, Building Research Establishment/Cambridge University

1974 – Duncan Nicholson, George Wimpey & Co

1973 – N J Withers

1972 – Eddie Bromhead, Imperial College/Over Arup & Partners

1971 – John Endicott, University of Cambridge

1970 – Howard Roscoe, Rendel Palmer & Tritton

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