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Técnico student wins Young Geotechnical Engineer Award – English Language

Daniel da Costa Ribeiro, PhD student in Geotechnics at the Department of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Georresources (DECivil), received the Young Geotechnical Engineer Award – English Language, assigned by the Portuguese Geotechnical Society.
This award aims to distinguish research works that contribute to technological and scientific progress and to the resolution of national problems in the field of Geotechnics covered by the ISSMGE – International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering.
Daniel da Costa Ribeiro was awarded for his work “Modeling the Mechanical Behaviour of Sand-Cement Mixtures”, supervised by professor Rafaela Cardoso (DECivil, CERIS) and by the researcher João Maranha (LNEC).
This is the second consecutive year the award is given to Técnico students – in 2015, Fátima Maria Pereira Gouveia was awarded for her work “Combined analysis of single station ambient vibration measurements and MASW Method”.