The IMB congratulates Christian Knorrek on the receiving of the Eugen-Pirlet-Award for his outstanding Master thesis on "Investigations on the load-bearing and deformation behavior of UHPC and PUR sandwich tray carriers with CFRP prestressing". Christian Knorrek received the award as part of the academic celebration on 19.1.2018. The Eugen-Pirlet-Award has been awarded since 2000 and honors an outstanding diploma thesis, master thesis or doctorate in the field of structural engineering.