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The President's Prize

The President's Prize: the CIBSE Undergraduate Award (sponsored by Hays Building Services)


The Award is open to all CIBSE Student members in their final year of BSc, BEng and MEng study. A selection panel, appointed by the CIBSE Board, will decide which project is worthy of winning by looking for evidence of excellent understanding and knowledge in building services engineering, science and design, as well as originality and high quality visual information. The Award is the subject of an open competition and has an annual closing date.

CIBSE is especially keen to encourage applicants' whose final year projects share CIBSE's concern for the environment.

To enter is easy: All you need to do is send a 2,000 word synopsis of your final year project together with the completed Application Form. CIBSE judges will be looking for clear, easy to read submissions with a strong idea, understanding of engineering science and design, originality, evidence of engineering techniques, good visual quality, clear language and high quality drawings.

If you wish to apply, please download the application form and return to the Membership Team For more information contact Harry Cortvriend or call 0208 772 3611

Winner and Runners Up 2017

Patrick Tanner from London South Bank University is the winner of the 2017 CIBSE Undergraduate Award. Patrick studied for a BEng in Building Services Engineering and won with his final year project entitled "Investigation into potential CO2e and energy savings due to specification of electrical cabling based on energy efficiency criteria". He will be presented with a £500 cheque and trophy at the President's Awards Dinner in October 2017.

A trophy will also be awarded to Patrick's course tutor, Kika Yiakoumetti, representing London South Bank University as acknowledgement of its achievement.

Kane Hunter from the University of Cambridge and Brogan Watkins from the University of Nottingham were both runners up and received a prize of £100 each.