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Announcing the winners of the SCIA Student Contest 2021

Details of Announcing the winners of the SCIA Student Contest 2021


SCIA Student Contest 2021

the winners of the SCIA STUDENT Contest 2021 and their impressive and inspiring work 

The structural engineering students of today are our professional partners of tomorrow. Because we, at SCIA, believe in the capabilities of students and the source of inspiration they can be, we organise a yearly student contest in which students who use SCIA Engineer can show us their art of structural design. 

This way students can maximise their exposure and show the international industry their work. Not only do winners receive extensive media attention, they also get a money prize. An ideal first professional step in the AEC industry if you ask us!

Three SCIA professionals with many years of experience, Gino Vanstraelen, Kindah Almalloul and Bjorn Vandensteendam, have examined the entries thoroughly and were pleasantly surprised by the quality and the diversity of the entries. Picking a winner was a difficult job and the scores of the different projects were close together. "We were truly amazed by the ways in which our software was used for different kinds of projects", Bjorn says.

We proudly present to you the three winners of the 2021 SCIA student contest:


Winner 1st place: 
Ida Gummersheimer (Hochschule Bochum, DE)

Wander Link (Pedestrian Bridge)

"A very nice study of multiple architectural designs of a cable bridge. The strength of SCIA Engineer was used by combining linear and non-linear analysis to verify the final solution."

Winner 2nd place: 
Vojtech Sulc (Technical University in Prague Faculty of Civil Engineering, CZ)

Footbridge in Kralupy nad Vltavou

"Splendid use of advanced SCIA Engineer calculations like TDA and harmonic loads to design a prestressed footbridge."

Winner 3rd place: 
Himdi Lina (Université de Grenoble Alpes, FR)

Verification of the bearing capacity of the Ingrandes suspension bridge

"A detailled calculation of an old bridge, making use of linear and non-linear analysis with cables. It was impressive to see the use of a modern software to check the handmade calculation of the past."

We sincerely congratulate the winners on their achievements and thank all the participants for having shared their projects with us. 



Do you, as a student, also want international attention and appraisal for your work?

Don't hesitate much longer and send us your student project, realised with the help of SCIA Engineer.  

Check our dedicated website and participate now

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