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2018 Beedle Award
Date: 2018
Type: International
WINNER(S): Dinar Camotim, Dinar Reis Zamith Camotim

2018 Beedle Award from the "Structural Stability Research Council" (EUA) to a "worldwide leading stability researcher or designer of structures with significant stability issues, a leader in fostering cooperation between professionals worldwide, and with significant contributions to national and international design code development".

Most Cited Paper Award for Resources, Conservation & Recycling in 2017
Date: 2017
Type: International
WINNER(S): Cristina Matos Silva e Vítor Sousa

Paper title: Evaluation of rainwater harvesting in Portugal: application to single-family residences

3rd place in the World Innovation in Bridge Engineering Prize 2017
Date: 2017
Type: International
WINNER(S): José Manuel Cabecinhas de Almeida Gonilha, Fernando António Baptista Branco, João Ramôa Correia, Joaquim Barros, José Sena-Cruz

São Silvestre footbridge: an innovative GFRP-SFRSCC hybrid structural system

Fullbright Award
Date: 2017
Type: International
WINNER(S): Filipe Vilaça Moura, Filipe Manuel Mercier Vilaça e Moura

Fulbright Award: Filipe Moura was awarded a Fulbright grant  to develop research at the Portland State University (Oregon, USA - www.pdx.edu) on the topic of Sustainable Urban Mobility, more particularly, how to evaluate the walkability of urban built environment.”

 

Publons Peer Review Award 2017 honouring the Sentinels of Science and Research
Date: 2017
Type: International
WINNER(S): Rafaela Cardoso, Rafaela Cardoso

Publons Peer Review Award 2017 honouring the Sentinels of Science and Research, for being in the top 1% of reviewers of University of Lisbon.

2017 McGuire Award for Junior Researchers (MAJR) Medal, by Structural Stability Research Council (SSRC)
Date: 2017
Type: International
WINNER(S): Rodrigo Gonçalves, Rodrigo de Moura Gonçalves

2017 McGuire Award for Junior Researchers (MAJR) Medal, by Structural Stability Research Council (SSRC)
http://www.ssrcweb.org/2017/09/29/rodrigo-goncalves-wins-2017-ssrc-majr-medal/

Prémio de Mérito
Date: 2017
Type: International
WINNER(S): Rui Cunha Marques, R. Cunha Marques

prémio de mérito pelo percurso académico e científico e pelos contributos prestados às áreas da regulação e avaliação do desempenho de serviços de infraestruturas, atribuído pela IWA - The International Water Association, em Livorno

Prémio John Henry Garrood King Medal ao artigo “Composite cable-stayed bridges: state of the art”
Date: 2017
Type: International
WINNER(S): José Oliveira Pedro António Reis, A. Reis, José Joaquim Costa Branco de Oliveira Pedro

Award John Henry Garrood King Medal to paper “Composite cable-stayed bridges: state of the art”, by José Oliveira Pedro and António Reis, published at journal Bridge Engineering (Vol. 169, Issue BE1, March 2016 pp. 13–38, http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/10.1680/bren.14.00005

Career Merit Award
Date: 2017
Type: International
WINNER(S): Rui Domingos Ribeiro da Cunha Marques

Career Merit Award by the International Water Association (IWA)

Outstanding Student Scholars
Date: 2016
Type: International
WINNER(S): André Rafael Dias Martins

O Eng. André Rafael Dias Martins, aluno de doutoramento do DECivil, foi distinguido pelo "Wei-Wen Yu Center for Cold-Formed Steel Structures" como um dos dois "Outstanding Student Scholars" que participaram e apresentaram comunicações na “Wei-Wen Yu International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures”,  a qual teve lugar em Baltimore (Maryland, EUA) nos dias 9 e 10 de Novembro de 2016. Esta distinção baseou-se na qualidade (i) do texto da referida comunicação (publicado nas Actas da conferência) e (ii) do currículo na área de “Cold-Formed Steel Structures”.

Título de Senador Honorário
Date: 2016
Type: International
WINNER(S): Fernando António Baptista Branco

O Departamento de Engenharia Civil, Arquitetura e Georrecursos tem o prazer de informar que, no passado dia 10 de novembro, o Prof. Fernando Branco recebeu o título de Senador Honorário pela Associação Empresarial Alemã, em reconhecimento pelo que tem feito na Europa pelos engenheiros civis (à frente do Conselho Europeu de Engenheiros Civis).
Foi uma cerimónia nas instalações da BMW em Berlim, com cerca de 150 pessoas, a maioria CEO de grandes empresas alemãs, presidida pelo Presidente da Comissão Europeia Jean Claude Junker.

O DECivil felicita o Prof. Fernando Branco pela atribuição desta distinção.

International Society of Educational Planning Glen Earthman Outstanding Dissertation Award
Date: 2016
Type: International
WINNER(S): Maria Alexandre Bacharel Oliveira Carreira

Maria Bacharel Carreira, doutorada em Arquitetura pelo IST em 2015, recebeu com a tese de doutoramento intitulada “In-between Formality and Informality. Learning Spaces in University Context" o prémio da International Society of Educational Planning Glen Earthman Outstanding Dissertation Award. A tese foi orientada pela Professora Teresa Heitor e  co-orientada pelo Professor Pablo Campos (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid). 

President of the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE)
Date: 2016
Type: International
WINNER(S): Fernando António Baptista Branco

President of the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE).  IABSE, founded in 1929, aims to contribute to the progress of structural engineering worldwide, by promoting the exchange of knowledge and encouraging awareness and responsibility of structural engineers for the needs of society (http://www.iabse.org/).

Award for best PhD Thesis
Date: 2016
Type: International
WINNER(S): Maria Alexandre Bacharel Oliveira Carreira

Glenn Earthman Outstanding Dissertation Award for best PhD Thesis, supervised by Teresa Heitor, by the International Society for Educational Planning

Distinguished Young Researcher Award
Date: 2016
Type: International
WINNER(S): João Ramôa Correia

2016 International Institute for FRP in Construction (IIFC) Distinguished Young Researcher Award

Best Research Paper Prize 2016
Date: 2016
Type: International
WINNER(S): André Dias Martins, Dinar Camotim, Pedro Borges Dinis e Ben Young

"The Institution of Structural Engineers" (Reino Unido) atribuiu ao artigo "Local-Distortional Interaction in Cold-Formed Steel Columns: Mechanics, Testing, Numerical Simulation and Design", da autoria de André Dias Martins (Aluno de Doutoramento do DECivil), Dinar Camotim (Professor do DECivil), Pedro Borges Dinis (Professor do DECivil) e Ben Young (Professor da "The University of Hong Kong"), o prémio "Best Research Paper Prize 2016", o qual distingue o melhor artigo publicado na revista "Structures" (Elsevier) durante o ano de 2015.

John F. Kennedy Student Paper Award
Date: 2015
Type: International
WINNER(S): David Ferràs

David Ferràs paper intitled “Fluid-structure-interaction in pipe coils during hydraulic transients: numerical and experimental analysis” received the “John F. Kennedy Student Paper Award” (https://www.iahr.org/site/cms/contentCategoryView.asp?category=92) at IAHRWorldCongress in 2015(Paper link https://www.iahr.org/uploadedfiles/userfiles/files/IAHR2015_DF.pdf). David Ferràsis a PhD Student of Dídia Covas, under the IST-EPFL doctoral programme H2DOC

John F. Kennedy Student Paper Award
Date: 2015
Type: International
WINNER(S): David Ferràs

David Ferràs paper intitled “Fluid-structure-interaction in pipe coils during hydraulic transients: numerical and experimental analysis” received the “John F. Kennedy Student Paper Award” (https://www.iahr.org/site/cms/contentCategoryView.asp?category=92 ) at IAHR World Congress in 2015 (Paper link https://www.iahr.org/uploadedfiles/userfiles/files/IAHR2015_DF.pdf ). David Ferràs was a PhD Student of Dídia Covas, under the IST-EPFL doctoral programme.

IABSE Outstanding Paper Award 2014
Date: 2014
Type: International
WINNER(S): António Reis e Cláudio Baptista, António José Luís dos Reis

IABSE Outstanding Paper Award (awarded in 2014) for best paper published in Structural Engineering International
Paper: Rehabilitation of the Suspension Bridge over the Zambezi river in Moçambique
Authors: António Reis and Cláudio Baptista,
Volume 23, Number 1, February 2013, pp. 89-93(5)

Baker Medal Award 2014
Date: 2014
Type: International
WINNER(S): António J. Reis, José J. Oliveira Pedro and Behnam Dalili, A. Reis, José Joaquim Costa Branco de Oliveira Pedro

Best paper published by the Proceedings of the ICE - Bridge Engineering 
Paper: Design and construction of Zambezi River Bridge, Mozambique 
Authors: António J. Reis, José J. Oliveira Pedro and Behnam Dalili
Vol. 166, No. 2, pp. 104-125, June 2013

Bentley Student Design Competition - Scott Lofgren Award 2014
Date: 2014
Type: International
WINNER(S): Teresa Salvador

Teresa Salvador has won a Scott Lofgren Student Design Award in the 2014 Bentley Student Design Competition with the project, titled “Energy Production in Beliche WSS,” which took the first place in the “Innovation in Hydraulic Engineering Design” category, under the supervision of Prof. Helena M. Ramos. 

Award for Promotion of Quality in European Engineering
Date: 2014
Type: International
WINNER(S): Fernando António Baptista Branco

Award for Promotion of Quality in European Engineering by the Polish Government

Hydraulic Engineering Design 2014
Date: 2014
Type: International

Bentley Systems' academic programs assigned to Prof. Helena Ramos the award of Innovation in Hydraulic Engineering Design 2014 in recognition of her exemplary mentorship named in honour of the late Scott Lofgren, quintessential advocate for and leader of Bentley Academic Awards.

Vinnakota Award 2013
Date: 2013
Type: International
WINNER(S): Nuno Silvestre, Dinar Reis Zamith Camotim, Miguel Abambres

Civil Engineering Doctoral candidate Miguel Abambres, supervised by Prof. Nuno Silvestre and Prof. Dinar Camotim, has been awarded with the Vinnakota Award 2013 for the work entitled "GBT-Based Structural Analysis of Elastic-Plastic Thin-Walled Members". This award distinguishes the best paper presented at the StructuraL Stability Annual Conference held by the Structural Stability Research Council (SSRC) in St. Louis, Missouri, USA on April 16-20th 2013 (www.ssrcweb.org/vinnakota/)

John F. Kennedy Student Paper Award
Date: 2013
Type: International
WINNER(S): Rafael Duarte

Rafael Duarte paper intitled “Air Concentrations in Plunge Pools due to Aerated Plunging High-Velocity Jets and Dynamic Pressures in Underlying Fissures” received the “John F. Kennedy Student Paper Award” (https://www.iahr.org/site/cms/contentCategoryView.asp?category=92 ) at IAHR World Congress in 2013 (Paper link https://www.iahr.org/uploadedfiles/userfiles/files/A11855.pdf ). Rafael Duarte was a PhD Student of António Pinehiro, under the IST-EPFL doctoral programme.

Outstanding Reviewer Recognition, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering
Date: 2012
Type: International
WINNER(S): Rui Miguel Lage Ferreira

Reconhecimento de Revisor de Excelência da revista Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE)

Best poster award at the VI International Symposium Water Engineering and Management
Date: 2011
Type: International
WINNER(S): J.N. Fernandes, J. B. Leal

Best poster award at the VI International Symposium Water Engineering

and Management, 2011, Catania, Italy organized by the European Water

Resources Association. Poster title: “Flow Structure in a Compound Channel with Smooth and Rough Floodplains”

American Geophysical Union
Date: 2010
Type: International
WINNER(S): Rui Miguel Lage Ferreira

Editors’ Citation for Excellence in Refereeing for Water Resources Research. American Geophysical Union

National
Prémio Carreira AcquaLive 2018
Date: 2018
Type: National
WINNER(S): Franscisco Nunes Correia, Francisco Carlos da Graça Nunes Correia

Prémio Carreira AcquaLive 2018 atribuído pela PPA distingue o notável contributo para o setor da Água em Portugal

Prémio Melhor Tese de Doutoramento em Mecância Aplicada e Computacional 2017
Date: 2018
Type: National
WINNER(S): Mariana Simão, Mariana de Campos Madeira Simão

Best PhD thesis on Applied and Computational Mechanis 2017 Awarded to the thesis  "Fluid-structure interaction in pressurized systems", by the Associação Portuguesa de Mecânica Teórica Aplicada e Computacional (APMTAC).

2nd place in the IPL-CGD 2018 Scientific Awards
Date: 2018
Type: National
WINNER(S): Luís Evangelista

IPL-CGD (2018) Scientific Awards - Valorisation and recognition of the scientific work of professors e promotion of greater interaction with the community for the development through the identification of new challenges and search of solutions for transferring knowledge and dissemination of science, technology and arts are the main objectives of IPL Scientific awards each year.

Best PhD Thesis Award
Date: 2017
Type: National
WINNER(S): Mariana Simão

Thesis title: Fluid-structure interaction in pressurized systems

Menção Honrosa do Prémio Científico Universidade de Lisboa / Santander Universidades 2017
Date: 2017
Type: National
WINNER(S): Dinar Reis Zamith Camotim, Dinar Reis Zamith Camotim

Prémio Científico Universidade de Lisboa / Santander Universidades 2017
Date: 2017
Type: National
WINNER(S): Prof João Ramôa Correia, João Ramôa Correia

Menção Honrosa do Prémio Científico Universidade de Lisboa / Santander Universidades 2017
Date: 2017
Type: National
WINNER(S): Professor Rui Cunha Marques, Rui Domingos Ribeiro da Cunha Marques

Distinção atribuída pelo IST, pela BOA PRÁTICA na área temática de Internacionalização.
Date: 2017
Type: National
WINNER(S): Teresa Heitor, Francisco Teixeira Bastos e Daniela Arnault , Teresa Frederica Tojal de Valsassina Heitor, Daniela Arnaut Godinho Antunes

Distinção,  atribuída pelo IST, pela prática "Workshops (de arquitetura) de intercâmbio internacional", considerando uma BOA PRÁTICA na área temática de Internacionalização.

Dedicação à RISCOS, componente Ciência, 2016
Date: 2017
Type: National
WINNER(S): Prof António Betâmio de Almeida, António Patrício de Sousa Betâmio de Almeida

Prémio "Dedicação à RISCOS", na sua componente "Ciência", relativo ao ano de 2016 atribuído pela Direção da Associação Portuguesa de Riscos, Prevenção e Segurança.

Prémio Inovação Jovem Engenheiro 2016
Date: 2017
Type: National
WINNER(S): José Manuel Cabecinhas de Almeida Gonilha, José Manuel Cabecinhas de Almeida Gonilha

O Departamento de Engenharia Civil, Arquitetura e Georrecursos tem o prazer de informar que, no passado dia 13 de maio, o Doutor José Manuel Cabecinhas de Almeida Gonilha (investigador do CERIS e Prof. Auxiliar Convidado do DECivil) recebeu o Prémio Inovação Jovem Engenheiro 2016, pelo trabalho “Ponte de São Silvestre: Primeira Ponte Mista GFRP-Betão em Portugal”. Promovido pela Região Sul da Ordem dos Engenheiros, o Prémio Inovação Jovem Engenheiro (http://www.ordemengenheiros.pt/pt/atualidade/noticias/premio-inovacao-jovem-engenheiro-2016/) visa contribuir para a realização e divulgação de trabalhos inovadores, com aplicabilidade prática, nos diversos ramos da Engenharia.

Best PhD Thesis on Computational and Applied Mechanics 2016
Date: 2017
Type: National
WINNER(S): Mário Garrido, Mário Garrido

The Portuguese Association for Applied and Computational Mechanics has given an Honour Distinction to the Best PhD thesis of 2016 to Doctor Mário Alexandre de Jesus Garrido, for his thesis “Composite sandwich panel floors for building rehabilitation”.

Universidade de Lisboa/Santander Universidades
Date: 2016
Type: National
WINNER(S): Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito

A Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa), com o apoio do Banco Santander Totta, atribuiu ao Prof. Jorge de Brito o prémio "Universidade de Lisboa/Santander Universidades", o qual que visa premiar a atividade de investigação científica e incentivar a prática de publicação em revistas internacionais de reconhecida qualidade. 

Universidade de Lisboa/Santander Universidades
Date: 2016
Type: National
WINNER(S): Dinar Reis Zamith Camotim

A Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa), com o apoio do Banco Santander Totta, atribuiu ao Prof. Dinar Camotim uma menção honrosa no âmbito do prémio "Universidade de Lisboa/Santander Universidades", o qual que visa premiar a atividade de investigação científica e incentivar a prática de publicação em revistas internacionais de reconhecida qualidade.

Melhor Tese de Doutoramento de 2015
Date: 2015
Type: National
WINNER(S): Ricardo Jorge Fonseca Canelas

O investigador Ricardo Birjukovs Canelas, atualmente pós-doc do CERIS, ganhou o prémio da APMTAC – Associação Portuguesa de Mecânica Teórica, Aplicada e Computacional para a melhor tese de doutoramento de 2015. A tese, intitulada ‘Numerical modeling of fully coupled solid-fluid flows’, e orientada pelo Prof. Rui M.L. Ferreira (IST, DECivil) e pelo Prof. Moncho Goméz Gesteira (Universidade de Vigo), apresenta estratégias de computação de alta performance para problemas de mecânica de fluidos e sistemas de corpos rígidos. O modelo desenvolvido permite o estudo detalhado de escoamentos complexos de misturas de material sólido e fluidos, possibilitando a abertura de novas linhas de investigação nesta área de fronteira.

Prémio Manuel Rocha para a melhor tese de doutoramento em Geotecnia 2008-2012
Date: 2013
Type: National
WINNER(S): Rafaela Cardoso, Rafaela Cardoso

Manuel Rocha award by Sociedade Portuguesa de Geotecnia to the best PhD Thesis in Geotecns in Portugal between 2008 a 2012, Hydro-Mechanical Behaviour of Compacted Marls

Melhor Investigador em Mecânica.
Date: 2012
Type: National
WINNER(S): Pedro Miguel de Almeida Areias

Melhor Investigador em Mecânica pela APMTAC, ano de 2012:
http://www-ext.lnec.pt/APMTAC/premios3.html

Honour Mention in PhD theses
Date: 2012
Type: National
WINNER(S): Ana Margarida da Costa Ricardo

Hydrodynamics of turbulent flows within arrays of circular cylinders

Best MSc Thesis, ex-eaquo APRH
Date: 2012
Type: National
WINNER(S): Aisha Zulquifal Mamade

Profiling consumption patterns using extensive measurements

Best MSc Thesis, ex-eaquo APRH
Date: 2012
Type: National
WINNER(S): Miguel Rocha Silva

3D Numerical modelling flow over spill ways: complementary Salamonde spill way 

Melhor tese de Doutoramento na Secção de Engenharias (ex-aequo) APRH
Date: 2010
Type: National
WINNER(S): Dália Susana dos Santos da Cruz Loureiro

Methodologies for demand characterization for a better management of water supply systems

Best PhD Thesis in engineering APRH
Date: 2010
Type: National
WINNER(S): Ines C. Meireles

Hydraulics of step spill ways: numerical and experimental study

Grande Oficial da Ordem do Infante D. Henrique
Date: 2010
Type: National
WINNER(S): Francisco Carlos da Graça Nunes Correia

Attribution of the Portuguese Honorific Order “Grande Oficial da Ordem do Infante D. Henrique” by the President of the Portuguese Republic (http://www.ordens.presidencia.pt/ )

Honour Mention in MSc theses APRH
Date: 2010
Type: National

2D Mathematical Modeling of Discontinuous Shallow Sediment-laden Flow

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