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Professor Lal Chand Wadhwa Prize for Civil Engineering

History of the prize

This prize was founded in 2014 and maintained with donations from the family of the late Professor Lal Chand Wadhwa. Professor Wadhwa was head of department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at James Cook University for more than 30 years. The prize is awarded to the student who achieves the highest overall GPA in the 2nd year of Civil Engineering with the Bachelor of Engineering degree.


Lal Wadhwa Prize

Prize Information

Awarded to the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) student admitted to the Civil Engineering major, who achieved the highest overall overall result in the 2nd year of full time studies.


2023 - Will Douglas Spencer

2022 - Angus Douglas Luxon

2021 - Judith Louise Zahner

2020 - Dean Alexander Campbell

2019 - Adam Bradley Zurvas

2018 - Ryan Attard

2017 - Troy James Shand