The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology has a number of awards that those in the industry can apply or be nominated for. The winners for various awards for 2017 are listed below. Winners of the Denny Medal, Outstanding Contribution Award and Outstanding Student Achievement Award were presented with their prizes at the Institute's 115th Annual Dinner.
The prestigious Denny Medal, established in 1893, is awarded to the best paper published in one of the IMarEST’s peer-reviewed journals.
Evaluation of safety exclusion zone for LNG bunkering station on LNG-fuelled ships (Journal of Marine Engineering and Technology)
Byongug Jeong1, Byung Suk Lee1, Peilin Zhou1 & Seung-man Ha2
1 University of Strathclyde 2 Korean Register of Shipping
Operational atmospheric and wave modelling in the California’s coastline and offshore area with applications to wave energy monitoring and assessment. (Journal of Operational Oceanography)
George Galanis1, Menas Kafatos2, Peter Chu3, Nikoloas Hatzopoulos2, Evgenia Papageorgiou1 & Aristotelis Liakatas1
1 Hellenic Naval Academy 2 Chapman University 3 Naval Postgraduate School
The Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service Ocean State Report (Journal of Operational Oceanography)
Karina von Schuckmann, Pierre-Yves Le Traon, Enrique Alvarez-Fanjul, Lars Axell, Magdalena Balmaseda, Lars-Anders Breivik, Robert J. W. Brewin, Clement Bricaud, Marie Drevillon, Yann Drillet, Clotilde Dubois, Owen Embury, Hélène Etienne, Marcos García Sotillo, Gilles Garric, Florent Gasparin, Elodie Gutknecht, Stéphanie Guinehut, Fabrice Hernandez, Melanie Juza, Bengt Karlson, Gerasimos Korres, Jean-François Legeais, Bruno Levier, Vidar S. Lien, Rosemary Morrow, Giulio Notarstefano, Laurent Parent, Álvaro Pascual, Begoña Pérez-Gómez, Coralie Perruche, Nadia Pinardi, Andrea Pisano, Pierre-Marie Poulain, Isabelle M. Pujol, Roshin P. Raj, Urmas Raudsepp, Hervé Roquet, Annette Samuelsen, Shubha Sathyendranath, Jun She, Simona Simoncelli, Cosimo Solidoro, Jonathan Tinker, Joaquín Tintoré, Lena Viktorsson, Michael Ablain, Elin AlmrothRosell, Antonio Bonaduce, Emanuela Clementi, Gianpiero Cossarini, Quentin Dagneaux, Charles Desportes, Stephen Dye, Claudia Fratianni, Simon Good, Eric Greiner, Jerome Gourrion, Mathieu Hamon, Jason Holt, Pat Hyder, John Kennedy, Fernando Manzano-Muñoz, Angélique Melet, Benoit Meyssignac, Sandrine Mulet, Bruno Buongiorno Nardelli, Enda O’Dea, Einar Olason, Aurélien Paulmier, Irene Pérez-González, Rebecca Reid, Marie-Fanny Racault, Dionysios E. Raitsos, Antonio Ramos, Peter Sykes, Tanguy Szekely & Nathalie Verbrugge
The IMarEST Outstanding Contribution Awards recognise individuals who have made a significant contribution within a particular area of the marine sector:
Neil Dorrian – University of Stirling
Jin Wang – Liverpool John Moores University
Newcastle University Singapore
David Johnson – Seascape Consultants
This is a new award for students on one of the IMarEST’s higher education programmes, delivered by its learning arm, MLA College.
- Mark Crookes, PGDip Advanced Hydrography for Professionals
Stanley Gray Fellowships are awarded to students judged to be of outstanding potential to enable a significant piece of work to be undertaken in an approved marine engineering/science/technology subject to Doctorate (PhD) or post-Doctorate level.
- Kerstin Forsberg – Heriot Watt University
A Biological, Fisheries and Socio-Economic Assessment of Sharks and Rays in Northern Peru
- Tobias Laux – Southampton University
Integrated Experimental and Computational Characterisation of Advanced Composite Materials Subjected to Multiaxial Loading
The David Henderson Inspiring Journey Grant is a £5,000 grant awarded to the best idea for an exciting and exceptional journey which will be documented - through blogs and social media - and will inspire the public to think about the oceans differently and ensure we use them safely and sustainably.
- Georgina Wisby, Exploring the impact of sea-level change on Pacific Island communities. See Jorji’s journey here.
IMarEST bursaries are awarded to undergraduates, postgraduates, cadets and apprentices studying or working on a marine-related topic. They aim to encourage and support IMarEST Student members in their work on technical research projects or community-based projects.
- Anna Belcher – PhD Oceanography, University of Southampton
- Samantha Farquhar – BSc Marine Biology, University of North Carolina
- Giada Burfarale – MSc Geology, Universita Milano
- Thomas Forrester-Coles – MSc Marine & Offshore Engineering, Liverpool John Moores University
- Forrest Worthington – MSc Naval Architecture, UCL
- Elmira Fadaeiazar – PhD Mechanical & Ocean Engineering, Swinburne University of Technology
- Ville Linden – BEng Yacht and Powercraft Design, Southampton Solent University
The John Blackburn Main Award supports students at the University of Strathclyde to gain practical experience in another country. John Blackburn Main was a Fellow of the Institute and former director of Shell Marine International, and this fund was set up through a generous donation from his family in 2007.
- Lionel Lemougou Wamba
- Laura Duthie
- Nikoo Rahmani
- Santiago Jose Zuniga Wener
- Tiffany Elizabeth Brown
You can find out more about IMarEST awards here or email