Outstanding Student Thesis Award

The Masonry Society’s (TMS) Student Thesis Awards are presented annually by TMS’s Research Committee to the best doctoral dissertation and master’s thesis on masonry topics.

Masters theses or reports will be considered that were submitted for degree requirements between May 16, 2023 and June 1, 2024.  Masters reports must be publicly available (referenceable) to be eligible.

Ph.D. dissertations that are submitted for degree requirements between June 1, 2022 and May 31st, 2024 are eligible for this award. Ph.D. dissertations previously sent to TMS for award selection and that meet the current Ph.D. completion date requirements, are still eligible and will be automatically considered without the need for resubmittal.

Theses must be submitted to TMS no later than June 1st of the award year. Upload your thesis as a PDF in the form below (no larger than 20 MB) or email it to info@masonrysociety.org.

Recipient Summary

2022: Demiana Tse and Ali Dalalbashi Esfahani 2021: Karren Izquierdo and Larisa Garcia-Ramonda 2020: Nader Aly and Clayton Pettit
2019: Shady Hesham Abdel-Mohaimen Bakr Salem, Daniele Malomo, Sarah Elizabeth Jemison, and Amir Rezaeivahdati 2018: Ala’ Taleb Mufleh Obaidat, Savvas Saloustros, and Hannah Keelson  2017: Ahmed Ashour and Dafne C. Martin-Alarcon 2016: Susana Maria Trinidade Moreira and Tamás Forgács 2015: Saman Babaeidarabad and Bennett Banting 2014: Charlotte Louise Knox and Madeleine P. Joyal 2013: Najif Ismail and Rashid Popal 2012: Ioannis Koutromanos and Sarah E. Ebright 2011: Dziugas Reneckis, Alistair Peter Russell, and Kawsar Ahmed 2010: Seongwoo Jo, Andreas Stavridis, and Benchmark Harris
2009: Vladimir  Guilherme Haach and Courtney Lynn Davis 2008: Jennifer B. Popehn and Jon Mjelde 2007: Kok Choon Voon and Marwan Mohamed Tarek Shedid 2006: Omer Onur Erbay, Gavin D. Wight, and Saman Afqahi Aryana 2005: Gregory L. Cohen and Matthew K. Snook 2004: Franklin L. Moon, Jennifer E. Tanner, and Ian K. Eikanas 2003: Eleni-Eva Toumbakari and Bruce Chen 2002: Junyi Yi and Owen Arthur Rosenboom 2001: Augustin Dukuze and Eric John Seaverson 2000: Francisco Javier Crisafulli and Ben Roberts
1999: Chin K. Shea and Jason J. Thompson 1998: Andrew C. Costley and Christian C. R. Badger 1997: Armin Mehrabi and Jose Madero 1996: Khaled S. Ibrahim and Daniel E. Domalik 1995: Magdy M.S. Khattab and John D. Brunner 1994: Sean Liaw 1993: Gilberto Leiva and Scott Turner 1992: Pin Guo

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