This award was introduced in 2013. The Young Author of the Year award has been established to encourage the participation of young authors. It complements the Paper of the Year Award and will be judged in both the Paper of the Year and the Young Author of the Year categories.
- Lead author to be under 30 years of age at conference time or within two years of graduation.
- Support author to be responsible for mentoring author and reviewing paper.
- Lead author must present paper, with support from support author.
The Young Author of the Year will receive a package, including a trophy, cash or in-kind goods or services to the value of $2,500.
The judges reserve the right to not offer the award, or to offer an additional certificate of achievement, depending on the quality of entries. The judge's decision will be final.
Water New Zealand acknowledges the generosity of ProjectMax Limited in sponsoring this Award.
Recipients of this award
Katrina Bukauskas, Andrew Koolhof, P Kim and M King
An Innovative Approach to Conditional and Damage Assessment of Land Drainage Assets
The Use of Hydraulic Transient Modelling in the Design of Resilient Pipelines