The IMB congratulates Maximilian Schmidt on the receiving of the Eugen-Pirlet-Award for his outstanding Master thesis on “Bending behaviour of precast t-beams with CFRP reinforcement”. Maximilian Schmidt received the award as part of the academic celebration on 18.01.2019. The Eugen-Pirlet-Award has been awarded since 2000 and honours an outstanding master thesis or doctorate in the field of structural engineering.