UK Student Award


C​ongratulations to our winners of 2021/2022 Award

Engineering Simulation Techniques: Outstanding Project Award 2019/2020

1st Prize
Aimee Bridges from Queen’s University Belfast
“Assessing the Effects of Seawater Aging on Marine Structures Subjected to Impact Loading

2nd Prize
Thomas Chiu from University of Manchester
“Buckling Analysis of Defective Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Using Finite Element Analysis”

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With over 115,000 members in 140 countries, the IMechE have been at the heart of the UK mechanical engineering profession since 1847.

Throughout the constantly evolving work of mechanical engineers, one institution has been at the heart of the world’s most important and dynamic industries since its formation in 1847. Today, working hard to support their 115,000 members, the Institution is the market leader among professional engineering bodies. It is a go-ahead organization with global reach that truly represents and reflects the profession: encouraging professional registration and long-term career development.

Engineering Simulation Techniques:

Outstanding Undergraduate Project Award 2022/2023

Awarded by the IMechE and NAFEMS




Open to everyone completing a project that involves engineering simulation techniques such as finite element analysis, computational fluid dynamics, or multibody dynamics.

This initiative is jointly organised by the STMG- Structural Technology and Materials Group of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers - and the NAFEMS UK Steering Committee.


How to Enter

  • Please read the award Rules & Regulations before submitting.
  • Submit a summary of your project report (approximately 300 -1000 words), and complete your details on the entry form by 31 July 2023.
  • Your submission must be in English, and we will contact your tutor for confirmation.
  • If you progress to the next stage, we will ask you to submit your complete project and some further supporting information.

S​ubmit Your Project