New Civil Engineer Awards 2013
23 December 2013
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Joe Smith holding the main award and Tom Bartley - 2nd from right
The prestigious New Civil Engineer Graduate Awards took place in December, won by Bristol graduate Joe Smith. Runner-up was Manchester graduate and Bristol Systems EngDoc student Tom Bartley. Professor Chris McMahon, from UoBs Department of Mechanical Engineering attended as Tom Bartley's academic supervisor and Dr Oksana Kasyutich attended as the UoBs University's Systems Centre Manager.
'The awards celebrate the achievement and enthusiasm of graduate civil engineer's, an audience of 200 industry leaders was told at NCE's annual Graduate Awards lunch at the ICE.
Overall winner, 24 year old Joe Smith, now a geotechnical engineer with Arup was handed a £1,500 cheque and specially crafted trophy. He was also offered a package of opportunities including working with ICE president Geoff French promoting his aim of attracting young engineers, plus a 40 minute meeting with Construction Minister Michael Fallon.
Five other finalised shared in the £4,000 price pot and all were regarded as winners.