Best Paper Awards for PhD Students

Harijanto Setiawan and Ehsan Kian, research students at Heriot-Watt's Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design, have won two of three Best Paper Awards at the International Scientific Conference People, Buildings and Environment which took place in Kroměříž, Czech Republic on 15 -17 October.

Hari's paper, co-authored by Dr Bilge Erdogan and Prof Stephen Ogunlana, was titled "Risk Taking Behaviour of Contractors: A Study of Indonesia". Ehsan's paper, co-authored by Prof Ming Sun, was titled "Taxonomy of Project Complexity in Energy Megaprojects".

The doctoral researchers were presented with the award by Prof Jana Korytarova and Prof Vit Hromadka.

More information on the conference can be found at People, Buildings and Environment 2014.