PROFESSOR Richard Liew, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, and his PhD students won the Best Research Paper Award 2017 from the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE), UK.
The team clinched a new prize ‘Best Research Paper’ which recognises the best work in the Institution’s new research journal, Structures. The prize was judged by the IStructE Research Panel, and sponsored by Elsevier.
The winning paper “Design of concrete filled tubular beam-columns with high strength steel and concrete” was co-authored by J Y Richard Liew, Mingxiang Xiong and Dexin Xiong published in Structures, Volume 8, Part 2, November 2016, Pages 213-226.
Prof Liew received the award at the IStructE People and Papers Awards Ceremony held in London on 8 June 2017.