Institution of Civil Engineers Geotechnical Research Medal 2023

  • Davidson, Craig (Recipient), Brown, Michael (Recipient), Cerfontaine, Benjamin (Recipient), Knappett, Jonathan (Recipient), Brennan, Andrew (Recipient), Al-Baghdadi, Therar (Recipient), Augarde, Charles (Recipient), Coombs, William M. (Recipient), Wang, Lei (Recipient), Blake, Anthony (Recipient), Richards, David (Recipient) & Ball, Jonathan David (Recipient)

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


Award Winning Paper: Physical modelling to demonstrate the feasibility of screw piles for offshore jacket-supported wind energy structures
ICE Journal: Géotechnique

The award was founded in 1989 following a bequest by the late A W Bishop which provided the die for this medal. The medal is awarded annually to the author(s) of the best contribution in the field of research in geotechnical engineering published by the Institution in the previous year.
Degree of recognitionInternational
Granting Organisations


  • Screw piles
  • offshore wind
  • Renewable energy
  • Silent foundations