Engineers Australia

ISRM Young Rock Engineer Award


In October 2020, the ISRM Board decided to institute the ISRM Young Rock Engineer Award, to acknowledge excellence in the field of rock engineering by ISRM members who are in early stages of their career.

The ISRM Young Rock Engineer Award is conferred in recognition of one or more of the following achievements in rock engineering practice:
• novelty of the nominee’s contribution to solve engineering problems and/or develop original design solutions;
• pioneering in the use of materials and/or methods;
• contribution to sustainable engineering practices;
• contribution to and promotion of the engineering profession.

A complete description of the nature and objectives of this Award, as well as of the nomination procedure, can be found in the “GUIDELINE for the ISRM Young Rock Engineer Award”.

Nominations for the award shall be by the nominee’s National Group, or by some other person or organization acquainted with the nominee’s work. Self-nominations are not accepted. The deadline for submission of nominations for the ISRM Young Rock Engineer Award 2021 is 20 March 2021.