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, 2019 and June 1, 2020. Masters reports must be publicly available (referenceable) to be eligible.
Ph.D. dissertations that are submitted for degree requirements between July 1, 2018 and June 1, 2020 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 the TMS office ( email@example.com ) no later than June 1st of the award year. Electronic submission of theses in pdf format is strongly encouraged.
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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