IAHR Regional Awards. Presented at IAHR Regional Congresses |

For distinguished careersFor research papers & paper reviewsFor young professionals & students

Convened every two years by IAHR Regional Divisions and in alternating years with the IAHR World Congress, IAHR Regional Congresses focus on the most pertinent and emerging topics at the regional level. 

IAHR awards presented at Regional Congresses provide international professional recognition for the work of local hydro-environment engineers as well as for the quality, originality, and relevance of their research.

Please check each of the Awards’ pages and our FAQs section for further information. Additional enquiries regarding the nomination process should be directed to the IAHR Secretariat via email to

IAHR-Asia and Pacific Division Best Paper Award

The IAHR-Asia and Pacific Division (APD) Best Paper Award recognises the authors of the two most outstanding papers presented at the IAHR-APD Congress. Its purpose is to encourage the presentation of results on hydraulic and water resources research.


Regional IAHR Hydro-Environment Heritage and Industry Innovation Awards

IAHR Regional Hydro-Environment Heritage Awards and IAHR Regional Industry Awards are conferred by IAHR during one or more of the IAHR Regional Congresses on a local infrastructure of lasting and international importance. Their purpose is to give...


Gerhard Jirka Award for Young Researchers

The Gerhard Jirka Award for Young Researchers awards the best presentation given by a Young Professional during the biennial IAHR Europe Division Congress. The award recognises the quality, originality and relevance of the presentation and was introduced...


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