Rodrigo Gonçalves, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at NOVA University Lisbon is the 2017 recipient of the MAJR Medal.
The McGuire Award for Junior Researchers (MAJR Medal) has been established in honor of the late Professor William “Bill” McGuire, a long-term member of SSRC, who emphasized that state-of-the-art research is instrumental to improve the quality of stability design. The award recognizes the research activity of the candidate in a period not exceeding nine years after obtaining his/her Ph.D. degree.
Gonçalves will receive the award and deliver a presentation on his recent research activity at the 2018 SSRC Annual Stability Conference in Baltimore, Maryland.
The following jurors collaborated to select Gonçalves as the recipient of the 2017 award:
Larry A. Fahnestock, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Todd A. Helwig, University of Texas at Austin
Daniel G. Linzell, University of Nebraska