Professor Yoo Sang Choo, the Lloyd’s Register Foundation Professor at National University of Singapore, received the prestigious 8th Kurobane Award at the 15th International Symposium on Tubular Structures (ISTS) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The ISTS is considered the principal showcase for tubular structures and the prime international forum for discussion on research, developments and applications in this field. The International Institute of Welding (IIW) Sub commission XVE selected Professor Choo as the 8th Kurobane Lecturer in recognition of his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of tubular structures. His lecture, Tubular Connections – NUS Research and Application, highlighted the R&D results on tubular structures that have provided insights and bases for code development, and applied to offshore and onshore structural design and construction.
Prof. Jeffrey Packer, Chairman of ISTS15 International Programme Committee, presenting the Kurobane Award to Prof. Yoo Sang Choo