IAHR Gerhard Jirka Award for Young Researchers

Founding Statement

The award was introduced during the 5th IAHR Europe Congress in Trento in 2018 and was created in memory of Prof. Gerhard Jirka to award the best presentation given by a Young Professional during the biennial IAHR Europe Division Congress. It values the quality, originality and relevance of the presentation.

List of previous winners

6th Europe Congress, Varsaw, Poland, 2021

1st Winner

Sebastian Schwindt for "Modelling and Design Automation of Nature-based River Engineering"

2nd Winner

Melissa Latella for "An integrated methodology for the riparian vegetation modelling"

3rd Winner

Felix Beckers for "Variability in the Erosion Stability of Sediment Deposits in a Reservoir located on the Rhône River subject to Frequent Sediment Sluicing"

5th Europe Congress, Trento, Italy 2018

1st Winner
Christian Contarino
"A holistic multi-scale mathematical model of the murine fluid systems: understanding the pathophysiology of idiopathic intracranial
by 'C. Contarino; E. F. Toro; A. Louveau; S. Da Mesquita; D. Raper; I. Smirnov;J. Kipnis; N. Agarwal
Prize: 500 euro

2nd Winner
Robert Dorrell
Paper "Stratification and the dynamics of gravity currents"
by R. Dorrell
Prize: 300 euro

3rd Winner
Rémi Carmigniani
Paper: "Wave pump: SPH modeling of waves above a submerged plate"
by R. Carmigniani; D. Violeau
Prize: 200 euro

4th Winner
Emanuele Quaranta, Polytechnic University of  Turin, Italy   
Paper "Investigation of the hydrodynamic effects of bed slope in vertical slot fishways 3D numerical simulations". 
by E. Quaranta; C. Katopodis; R. Revelli; C. Comoglio
Prize: One year subscription to the Journal of Environmental Science. Water Research & Technology

The awards were given during the closing ceremony of the 5th Europe Congress in Trento, in June 2018 by the Chair of the Local Organising Commitee Prof. Aronne Armanini.

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for the Evaluation Sheet of Young Scholar Best Presentation Award 

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