Awards

Awards 2017-10-18T13:24:31+00:00

CGS-SOS Awards

This award is sponsored by the Canadian Geotechnical Society – Southern Ontario Section (CGS-SOS) and recognizes the recipient’s contributions to the geotechnical community in Southern Ontario through service to the advancement of research, improvement of design, development of construction, and/or participation at CGS-SOS.

In order to be eligible for the award the nominee must:

  • Have served the geotechnical community and contributed in development and advancement of geotechnical society in Southern Ontario.
  • Be nominated by at least three people and 67% (2/3) of the nominators must be former mentees of the nominee, whom he/she has helped in technical advancement and/or professional development.
  • Be practising or must have practised in the Southern Ontario region.

Individuals cannot nominate themselves.

Serving or participating at CGS-SOS is preferred, in case of a tie.

The award will be presented once per year only if an eligible individual is nominated.

List of previous recipients:

Year Recipient
2016 – 2017 Dave Dundas
2015 – 2016 Brian Isherwood
2014 – 2015 Paulo Branco
2013 – 2014 William Lardner
2012 – 2013 Fred Matich
2011 – 2012 Peter Wu
2010 – 2011 Owen White
2009 – 2010 William Trow
2008 – 2009 John Seychuk
2007 – 2008 Ken Peaker
2006 – 2007 Murty Devata
2005 – 2006 Manny Fine
2004 – 2005 Roy Walker