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Space Structures Pioneers' Award

It is a tradition of the Space Structures Research Centre of the University of Surrey, UK, to recognise and honour those who have made significant contributions in the field of space structures. This is done through a special award called the “Pioneers’ Award”, given during the International Conferences on Space Structures held at the University of Surrey every nine years. The latest of these Conferences was held in August 2002.

The recipients of the Pioneers’ Award are as follows:

RECIPIENTS DURING THE THIRD CONFERENCE IN 1984

Francisco Castano  (Mexico)
Stephane du Chateau  (France)
H G Fentiman and A E Fentiman  (Canada)
Fujio Matsushita  (Japan)
Max Mengeringhausen  (Germany)
Donald L Richter  (USA)
Yoshikatsu Tsuboi  (Japan)

RECIPIENTS DURING THE FOURTH CONFERENCE IN 1993

Jan Bobrowski  (UK)
David G Emmerich  (France)
Yasuhiko Hangai  (Japan)
Yoshito Isono  (Japan)
Mamoru Kawaguchi  (Japan)
Tien T Lan (China)
Lewis C Schmidt  (Australia)
Mircea V Soare  (Romania)
Ronald G Taylor  (UK)

RECIPIENTS DURING THE FIFTH CONFERENCE IN 2002

Michael Burt  (Israel)
Mick Eekhout  (Netherlands)
Felix Escrig  (Spain)
J Francois Gabriel  (USA)
Victor Gioncu  (Romania)
Kajal K Gupta  (USA)
Ariel Hanaor  (Israel)
Kazuo Ishii  (Japan)
Shiro Kato  (Japan)
Haresh Lalvani  (USA)
M Majowiecki  (Italy)
Stefan J Medwadowski  (USA)
Rene Motro  (France)
Sergio Pellegrino  (UK)
Ekkehard Ramm  (Germany)
Masao Saitoh  (Japan)
Jorg Schlaich  (Germany)
Tibor Tarnai  (Hungary)