International Press-in Association
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Searching for the Truth Underground through Academic Theory and Practical Observations


The IPA promotes research activities to scientifically investigate the underground phenomena related to press-in piling. They will include various aspects from environmental, geotechnical, mechanical, instrumentation and construction engineering. In order to support unique and pioneering researches by grants, equipment and facilities, the IPA organizes awards of the press-in engineering.

IPA Research Grant Award

Series No.Application PeriodResult AnnouncementAward Ceremony
»5th10 Apr - 30 Jun 201414 Sep 20145 Dec 2014 in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
Current Status: Call for research proposals
»4th15 Apr - 15 Jul 2012Dec 20127 Dec 2012 in Shingapore
Current Status: Call for research result abstracts and full papers
»3rd15 Apr - 15 Jun 2010Sep 201015 Oct 2010 in Shanghai, China
Current Status: "PRESS-IN ENGINEERING 2013" (IPA Research Papers Volume 3) has been published.
»2nd15 Apr - 30 Jun 2008Sep 200812 Dec 2008 in New Orleans, USA
Current Status: "PRESS-IN ENGINEERING 2011" (IPA Research Papers Volume 2) has been published.
»The 1st06 Nov - 20 Dec 200615 Jan 200716 Feb 2007 in Cambridge University, UK
Current Status: "PRESS-IN ENGINEERING 2009" (IPA Research Papers Volume 1) has been published.