Delphine Sonck wins prestigious Gustave Magnel Prize 2014-2018


Dr. ir. Delphine Sonck was awarded with the prestigious Gustave Magnel Prize 2014-2018 for her Ph.D. entitled “Global buckling of castellated and cellular steel beams and columns” (supervisors Prof. Rudy Van Impe and Prof. Jan Belis, Department of Structural Engineering) during an official ceremony in Brussels on 6 June 2019.





Gustave Magnel Prize

The Gustave Magnel Prize was created by SECO in memory of Professor Gustave Magnel, founder of the Magnel Laboratory for concrete research at Ghent University and founder and managing director of SECO. The goal of this prize is to encourage scientific research applied to construction while encouraging researchers working in this area. The 10.000 EUR prize is awarded every four years; it was awarded for the first time in 1963.

The prize Gustave Magnel 2014-2018 is awarded to the author of a doctoral thesis that treats a subject which is related to the theme of the traditional civil engineering; the prize is indicated by the label ““Prize Gustave Magnel – traditional activities” for the period 2014-2018.

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