SCNZ Best Steel Paper Award

Introduced in 2021, the SCNZ Best Steel Paper Award is for the best steel focused paper published in the proceedings of the NZSEE Conference for that year. The criteria for best steel paper selection include quality of paper, contribution to engineering knowledge, future significance, originality and value to the New Zealand structural steel fabrication sector.

The Award comprises a certificate and $1000 cash prize, and will be announced at the annual NZSEE Conference.


2023 H. Taheri, M Karpenko, C Clifton, J Lim,S Ramhormozian, P Dong,K Roy     Seismic Application of fillet and partial penetration butt welds” 202 NZSEE Annual Techincal Conference, 19-21st April, Auckland University, Auckland, New Zealand
 2022 G MacRae, J Sherborn, T L Chang “Moment frame column seismic shear demand estimation” 2022 NZSEE Annual Technical Conference, 27-29th April, online
2021 S. Ramhormozian, G.C. Clifton, S. Gledhill & M. Muller “The Optimised Sliding Hinge Joint (OSHJ): Design detail, and implementation in practice.” Paper 158 in 2021 NZSEE Annual Technical Conference, 14-16 April 2021, Christchurch, New Zealand