The Cold Regions Engineering Student Paper & Poster Awards are awarded every other year at Cold Regions conferences.


  1. Every student who submits a poster or paper for a Cold Regions Engineering conference is eligible for an award.
  2. ASCE membership not required to win the award.
  3. The awards recipients are decided by the Awards Committee of the Cold Regions Engineering Division.
  4. The winners will be presented with a certificate.

2021 Cold Regions Engineering Student Paper & Poster Awards Recipients

Student Paper Awards

  • Jaimy Schwarber, University of Alaska Fairbanks
    Best Student Paper Award
    “Preliminary Interpretations from a Landslide Inventory in Interior Alaska”
  • Enoch Boekweg, Brigham Young University
    Best Student Paper Award
    “Nondestructive Evaluation of a new Concrete Bridge Deck Subject to Excessive Rainfall During Construction: Implications for Durability in a Cold Region”
  • Trevor Andersen, Carleton University
    Student Paper Award of Merit
    “Long-Term (2000-2017) Response of Lake-Bottom Temperatures and Talik Configuration to Changes in Climate at Two Adjacent Tundra Lakes, Western Arctic Coast, Canada”
  • Dagvadorj Otgonjargal, Kitami Institute of Technology
    Student Paper Award of Merit
    “Deformation Caused by Frost Heave on a Rock Slope of Mudstone”
  • Jesika Rahman, Lakehead University
    Student Paper Award of Merit
    “Performance of Bridges in Cold Regions with Sliding Seismic Isolation Bearings”

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Cold Regions Awards

Nominations for many awards are due November 1. Always review individual award rules for full details on how to nominate a deserving candidate.

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