Rocha Medal 2006 awarded to Dr Daniel Ask from Sweden|
Eight PhD thesis from all over the world were short listed for the Rocha Medal 2006 of the ISRM, which distinguishes the best PhD thesis in Rock Mechanics or Rock Engineering.
The Award Committe decided to award this prize to the thesis: "New Developments of the Integrated Stress Determination Method and Application to the Äspö Hard Rock Laboratory, Sweden", presented by Dr Daniel Ask to the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, supervised by Prof. Owe Stephansson and Prof. François Cornet.
The award will be conferred to Dr Ask by the ISRM President during the 2006 ISRM International Symposium "Rock Mechanics in Underground Construction - 4th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium", to be held in Singapore, 8-10 November 2006.