Previous IADC Young Author Award winners.

Cao Lei

The IADC bestowed the Young Author Award 2019 to Ms Cao Lei, Engineer at the CCCC National Engineering Research Centre of Dredging Technology and Equipment in Shanghai, China. The award is granted at industry-leading conferences, with 2019’s winning young author selected from the proceedings of the 22nd World Dredging Congress held in Shanghai, China from 22-26 April 2019.

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François De Keuleneer

Young Author Award 2018 was bestowed to François De Keuleneer. Co-authors of the paper include Joris de Vroom of BMT Argoss and Arjan Mol of DEME-group. The award was granted at industry-leading conferences, with 2018’s winning young author selected from the proceedings of the 34th PIANC World Congress. An article is published in the June 2018 issue of Terra et Aqua.

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Jordy Boone

The International Association of Dredging Companies bestowed the Young Authors Award to Jordy Boone, author of the winning paper “1DH Modeling of Transport and Sedimentation Inside a Hopper of a Trailing Suction Dredger”. The paper was presented during CEDA Dredging Days 2017 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and is published as an article in the March 2018 issue of Terra et Aqua.

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Lucas Silveira

Lucas Silveira, manager of Coastal & Ports Engineering of CB&I, a Brazilian consultancy firm, won the IADC Young Author Award at the PIANC-COPEDEC IX conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for his paper, “Integrated Method for the Development of Optimal Channel Dredging Project – Case Study: Terminal Portuário do Mearim”. The paper will be published in IADC’s dredging journal, Terra et Aqua.

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François De Keuleneer

François De Keuleneer, an environmental engineer at Dredging International NV, an operating company of DEME Group, won the 2016 IADC Young Author Award at WODCON XXI in Miami, Florida.
De Keuleneer’s research paper, “Luxeal – The Easy to Handle Aquitard” that won him the prize was written with two other colleagues.

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Rudy Helmons

Rudy Helmons at CEDA Dredging Days 2015 conference at Ahoy Rotterdam on 6 November, 2015, for his paper "Modelling The Effect of Water Depth on Rock Cutting Processes with the Use of Discrete Element Method".

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C. Maglio, K. Townsend, R. Thomas, D. Thornton, J. Miller, T. Campbell, L. Lin, S. Willey and E. Wood

C. Maglio, K. Townsend, R. Thomas, D. Thornton, J. Miller, T. Campbell, L. Lin, S. Willey and E. Wood at the 33rd PIANC World Congress, San Francisco, California, June 1-5, 2014 for “Reducing Shoaling in the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and Erosion of Barrier Islands along West Galveston Bay”.

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Max Radermacher

Max Radermacher at WODCON XX, Brussels, Belgium, June 7, 2013 for “The Art of Screening, Effectiveness of Silt Screens”.

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Arnaud Verschelde

Arnaud Verschelde at the CEDA Dredging Days, Abu Dhabi, December 13, 2012 for “Erosion Behaviour of a Draghead”.

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Darshana T. Dassanayake

Darshana T. Dassanayake at the PIANC COPEDEC, IIT Madras, Chennai, India, February 24, 2012, for “Important Engineering Properties of Geotextile Sand Containers and their Effect on the Hydraulic Stability of GSC Structures”.

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Brianne Cohen

Brianne Cohen at the WEDA XXXI / TAMU 42 Annual Dredging Conference & Exhibition, Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee, June 5-8, 2011 for “Reducing Shoaling in the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and Erosion of Barrier Islands along West Galveston Bay”.

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Yoshiyuki Haseyama

Yoshiyuki Haseyama at WODCON, Beijing, China, September 8-12, 2010 for “Establishing a stone-dumping process for constructing manmade undersea ridges”.

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Kaitlin McCormick

Kaitlin McCormick at WEDA 30/TAMU 41, Puerto Rico, June 6-9, 2010 for “Masonville Dredged Material Containment Facility: Environmental Planning, Compliance and Compensatory Mitigation”.

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Suze Ann Bakker

Suze Ann Bakker at PIANC MMX, Liverpool, UK, May 10-14, 2010 for “Uncertainty Analysis of the Mud Infill Prediction of the Olokola LNG Approach Channel”.

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Jelmer Braaksma

Jelmer Braaksma at CEDA Dredging Days, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, November 4-6 2009 for “Estimating the immeasurable: Soil properties”.

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Stephanie Janssen

Stephanie Janssen at the CEDA Dredging Days, Antwerp, Belgium, October 1-3 2008, for “Conceptual Model for Partnering in the Dredging Industry”.

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Ali Dastgheib

Ali Dastgheib at the PIANC COPEDEC VII, February 2008, Dubai, UAE for “Process-based Modelling of Megascale Equilibrium Conditions in Tidal Basins”.

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Stefan G.J. Aarninkhof

Stefan G.J. Aarninkhof at the CEDA Dredging Days 2007 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands for “The day after we stop dredging: A world without sediment plumes?”.

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Stéphanie M. Doorn-Groen

Stéphanie M. Doorn-Groen at WODCON XVIII, Orlando, Florida, USA, May 27- June 1, 2007 for paper: "Environmental Monitoring and Management of Reclamations Works Close to Sensitive Habitats".

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Khalid El Khaldi

Khalid El Khaldi at the CEDA African Section Dredging Days, Tangiers, Morocco, November 2006 for “Morphological and diachronic study of the lagoon of Sidi Moussa”.

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Carmen Casado-Martínez

Carmen Casado-Martínez at the 31st PIANC Congress, Estoril, Portugal, May 2006 for “Sediment toxicity assessment in ports affected by metallic pollution”.

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Andreas Wurpts

Andreas Wurpts at the CEDA Dredging Days, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, November 2005 for “A Study on Analysing Changes in the BottomTopography at dredged material disposal sites and the interaction between disposed matter and the surrounding density currents”.

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Leaf Erickson

Leaf Erickson at the 25th WEDA Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, June 2005 for “Case study on local sediment management at leeward-goingthrough in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos”.

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Elijah Ohimain

Elijah Ohimain at the World Dredging Congress (WODCON), Hamburg, Germany, September 2004 for “Environmental impacts of dredging in the Niger Delta”.

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M. Zwanenburg

M. Zwanenburg at the CEDA Dredging Days, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, November 2003 for “The Exploitation of Cockle Shells”.

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S. Kularatne

S. Kularatne at COPEDEC, Colombo, Sri Lanka, September 2003 for “Sediment Re-suspension And Cycling To Wave Groups”.

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C. Biar

C. Biar at the CEDA Dredging Days, Casablanca, Morocco, October 2002 for “Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for modelling sediment transport and deposition in harbours”.

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S. Vandijcke

S. Vandijcke at the 30th PIANC-AIPCN Congress, Sydney, Australia, September 2002 for “Dredging stiff to very stiff clay in the Wielingen, using the DRACULA® System on a hopper dredger”.

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Jasmin Ambrose

Jasmin Ambrose at WODCON XVI, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 2001 for “Displacement filling at Lumut, Sg. Dinding, Malaysia”.

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Alwin Albar

Alwin Albar at the WEDA XX Conference, Rhode Island, USA. June 2000 for his paper: “Effect of various terminal velocity equations on the result of friction loss calculation”.

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Nicola Sullivan

Nicola Sullivan at the CEDA Dredging Days, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, November 1999 for “The use of agitation dredging, water injection dredging and sidecasting in the UK”.

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Akinori Sakamoto

Akinori Sakamoto at WODCON XV, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, June 1998 for “Cement and soft mud mixing technique using compressed air-mixture pipeline: efficient solidification at a disposal site”.

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Martin Kussmaul

Martin Kussmaul at the International Conference on Contaminated Sediments, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, September 1997 for “Emissions of porewater compounds and gases from the subaquatic sediment disposal site ‘Rodewischhafen’, Hamburg harbour”.

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Stefaan Vandycke

Stefaan Vandycke at the 11th International Harbour Congress, Antwerp, Belgium, June 1996 for “New developments in environmental dredging: From scoop to sweep dredge”.

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V. Matousek

V. Matousek at WODCON XIV, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, November 1995 for “Solids transportation in a long pipeline connected with a dredge”.

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N.C. Evans

N.C. Evans at the AAPH Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 1994 for “Effects of dredging and dumping on the marine environment of Hong Kong”.

 

A.R. Mohammed

A.R. Mohammed at the CEDA Dredging Days, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, November 1993 for “A low cost dredging device: a laboratory and field study”.

 

S. Becker

S. Becker at WODCON XIII, Bombay, India, April 1992 for “The closing process of Clamshell dredges in water-saturated sand”.

 

K. van Craenenbroeck and M. Vantorre

K. van Craenenbroeck and M. Vantorre at the CEDA/PIANC Conference 1991, Antwerp, Belgium, November 1991 for “Navigation in muddy areas: establishing the navigable depth in the port of Zeebrugge”.

 

S.A. Miedema

S.A. Miedema at WODCON XII, Orlando, Florida, USA, May 1989 for the paper: “The cutting forces in saturated sand of a seagoing cutter suction dredger”.

 

T. Blokland

T. Blokland at the CEDA Dredging Days, Hamburg, September 1988 for “Determination of dredging-induced turbidity”.

 

J. Marco Groot

J. Marco Groot at the CEDA Dredging Days, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, November 1987 for “Criteria for the backfilling of excavated trenches for pipelines, transmission lines and immersed tunnels”.