The Pavel I. Melnikov Award is granted every four years at the International Conference on Permafrost since 2008. It acknowledges the excellent presentation of a young scientist in permafrost engineering. The recipient of the first Troy L. Pewe award is listed below:

2012 Pavel I. Melnikov Award

  • Julie Lepage (Department of Civil Engineering at Lavel University, Quebec, Canada)

Presentation:

Lepage, J.M., Doré, G., Fortier, D., Murchison, P. Thermal Permafrost of the Permafrost Protection Techniques at Beaver Creek Experimental Road Site, Yukon, Canada

2008 Pavel I. Melnikov Award

  • Kevin Bjella (Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory)

Presentation: Bjella, K. The Effect of Near-Freezing Temperatures on the Stability of an Underground Excavation in Permafrost