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The Outstanding Commission Award

The ISRM Outstanding Commission Award

The ISRM Board decided, in January 2015, to institute the ISRM Outstanding Commission Award that may be conferred on an ISRM Commission in recognition of one or more of the following achievements:

  • contributing to solving important theoretical or practical rock engineering problems;
  • effectively introducing to current rock engineering practice new and important guidelines, technologies, testing methods or testing apparatuses;
  • providing education and training concerning rock engineering issues.
The award shall be conferred by the ISRM President to up to three Commissions, on a four-yearly basis, at the quadrennial Congress of the ISRM, and concernes the Commission's activities since the previous Congress.

Decision on the conferring of the award is taken by the ISRM Board.

ISRM Commissions who have won the award:

  • 2015: Commission on Crustal Stress and Earthquake and Commission on Testing Methods