PIANC is the World Association of Waterborne Transport Infrastructure. PIANC Australia is the Australasian Chapter of PIANC representing members in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.
Established in 1988 the prestigious PIANC Young Authors Award is traditionally awarded at the Coasts and Ports Conferences.
The PIANC Young Authors Award bestowed at all Coasts and Ports Conferences since 1988 for the best paper presented which passes the eligibility criteria below.
The Young Author’s award is publicly presented by the PIANC Chair during the conference dinner. The winner is provided with free membership of PIANC Australia for 2 years.
The winner is also encouraged to enter their paper into the PIANC International De Paepe – Willems Award.
Eligibility criteria are as follows:
- The author should be no more than 40 years old at the date of the Conference.
- The author should be a citizen or permanent resident of either Australia or New Zealand.
- The author is required to present the paper at the Conference.
- The paper should be directly related to the fields of design, construction, improvement, maintenance, monitoring, environment considerations, and operation of:
- inland and maritime waterways including rivers, estuaries, canals, port approaches, and;
- inland and maritime ports and coastal areas.
- The theme of the paper should be well developed for application.
- The author should be the lead author for the paper and be the sole presenter at the conference. Both paper submission and presentation are assessed for the award.
- The author/s, when submitting their paper, should indicate that they would like to be considered for the award.
|Winner||Year & Conference||Paper|
|Zachariah Couper||2017, Cairns 23nd Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 16th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference||Modelling and Validation of Contained Dredge Material Placement for Carnarvon Boat Harbour|
|Shaun Denehy||2015, Auckland 22nd Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 15th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference||Restricted water effects on berthed ship – passing ship interaction|
|David Dack||2013, Sydney 21st Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 14th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference||Unconventional anchor solution to facilitate the mooring of large cruise vessels at Sydney’s Overseas Passenger Terminal|
|Luke Campbell||2011, Perth 20th Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 13th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference||Rapid Bay Jetty: Case Study|
|David Taylor||2009, Wellington 19th Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 12th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference||Consideration of Vessel Induced Hydrodynamics in Shipping Channel Design|
|William Glamore||2007, Melbourne 18th Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 11th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference||Managing and Assessing Boat Wake Waves|
|Simona Trimarchi||2005, Adelaide 17th Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 10th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference||Issues Associated with the Environmental Management of Dredging in Queensland Ports|
|Scott Keane||2003, Auckland 16th Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 9th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference||Are Ports an Endangered Species|
|Jonathan Duffy||2001, Gold Coast 15th Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 8th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference||The Effect of Channel Design on Ship Operation in a Port|
|Therese Hatch||1999, Perth 14th Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 7th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference||Experience Measuring Full Scale Squat of Full Form Vessels at Australian Ports|
|Caryn Anderson||1999, Perth 14th Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 7th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference||Townsville Port Optimisation & Development – What’s Stopping Us|
|Allan Uhlmann||1997, Christchurch, 6th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference||Wind Loads on Small Craft for Marina Design|
|Warren Green||1995, Melbourne, 5th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference||Engineered Maintenance of Port Structures|
|Peter Searle||1992, Sydney, 4th Australasian Port, Harbour and Offshore Engineering Conference||A Model to Simulate the Lateral Restraint of Piled Foundations for Structural Analysis|
|Neil Collins||1990, Melbourne, 3rd Australasian Port, Harbour and Offshore Engineering Conference||Recent Studies of Port Dredging and Offshore Spoil Dumps|
|Ian Dawson||1988, Brisbane, 2nd Australasian Port, Harbour and Offshore Engineering Conference||Roller Compacted Concrete Wharf – Townsville|