President’s Prize: Undergraduate award open for entries

Cash and trophy up for grabs

NIck Mead, Richard Gelder and Kaitlin Allen

Applications are open for the President’s Prize 2016: The CIBSE Undergraduate Award.

Sponsored by Hays Building Services, the award is open to all final-year building services engineering (or related) BSc, BEng and MEng student members of CIBSE, in the UK or overseas.

Entrants must submit a 2,000-word synopsis of their final-year project, showing evidence of excellent understanding and knowledge of building services engineering, science and design, as well as originality and high-quality visual information.

The winner will receive £500 and a trophy, and two runners-up will each receive £100.

Last year’s winner, Kaitlin Allen, from the University of Nottingham, (pictured with CIBSE President Nick Mead and Richard Gelder, of Hays Building Services) won the accolade with her final year project, entitled ‘Smart Windows – a window for dynamic control’.

The award will be presented at the President’s Awards Dinner in London, in October.

For more information and to download an application form, visit The closing date for entries is 22 July.