E.A.T.), has been awarded the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) Silver Medal in recognition of his outstanding services to the Institution. The award was presented at The Glass Supper by Graham Dodd, Fellow of Arup and Chairman of the Society of Façade Engineering.Jean-Paul Hautekeer, global marketing director for High Performance Building at Dow Corning said, "We warmly congratulate Mikkel on this special accolade which recognizes his commitment to and influence amongst world-leading designers and decision makers.It is only through this type of collaboration and engagement that building projects will support and fund innovation which will enable façade engineering and high performance building to be advanced."
Speaking about the award, Stuart Brown, deputy chief executive of the CIBSE said, "CIBSE was delighted to award Dr. Mikkel Kragh with the Institution’s Silver Medal. Mikkel has made an outstanding contribution to the development of the Society of Façade Engineering (SFE) since its inception, and has been a great ambassador for the façade engineering discipline and for CIBSE as the home of the SFE."
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