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Charles Massonnet Award
Dato: 19-10-2015


This year, the President of the ECCS, Nesrin Yardimci, had the great honour and pleasure to give the 2015 Charles Massonnet Award to Professor Frans BIJLAARD from Delft University.

Professor Bijlaard is currently Professor of steel structures at the Faculty of Civil Engineering & Geosciences at Delft University of Technology. His main specialties are on stability of steel structures, structural behaviour of joints in steel structures and design of greenhouses.

From 2000 to 2007 he was chairman of the Dutch Society "Bouwen met Staal". He was Chairman of the ECCS-Technical Committee TC10 "Structural Connections" from 1998 till end of 2012 and continued after that as member.

In addition to this, he was chairman of CEN-TC250-SC3 "Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures" from beginning of 2001 till end of 2009. Up to now he has been promoter of 10 researchers all over Europe. He is still active professionally by providing advisory services and organizing advanced courses in his country and in Europe.

Congratulations Professor Bijlaard !