Rocha Medal 2011 awarded to Dr Dohyun Park|
Eight PhD theses from all over the world were short listed for the Rocha Medal 2011 of the ISRM, which distinguishes the best PhD thesis in Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. The Award Committee decided to award this prize to the thesis entitled “Reduction of Blast-Induced Vibration in Tunnelling Using Barrier Holes and Air-deck” presented by Dr Dohyun Park, from the Republic of Korea.
The Board also awarded one runner-up certificate to Dr Li Bo, from China, for the thesis entitled “Coupled Shear-flow Properties of Rock Fractures”.
Click on the link at the bottom of the page to go to the Rocha Medal page, where the CVs and Summaries of the winning theses are available.