ISRM Rocha Medal 2011 - nominations to be received by 31 December |
Since 1982 a bronze medal and a cash prize have been awarded annually by the ISRM for an outstanding doctoral thesis in rock mechanics or rock engineering, to honour the memory of Past President Manuel Rocha while stimulating young researchers. Starting with the Rocha Medal 2010, one or 2 runner-up certificates may also be awarded.
Nominations for the Rocha Medal 2011 are to be received by the ISRM Secretariat by 31 December 2009. The winner will be announced during the 2010 ISRM International Symposium in New Delhi, in October 2010, and will be invited to receive the award and deliver a lecture at the 12th ISRM Congress in Beijing, in October 2011.