American Concrete Institute

Khayat to receive national award for concrete innovation

Posted by on December 5, 2016

Dr. Kamal Khayat will be honored with the ACI Foundation’s Jean-Claude Roumain Innovation in Concrete Award in March 2017. The award will be presented March 26 during the ACI Spring 2017 Concrete Convention and Exposition in Detroit.

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Sneed improves ACI building codes

Posted by on August 2, 2016

Dr. Lesley Sneed, associate professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering, has been recognized by the American Concrete Institute for moving building codes forward. Sneed served as principle investigator of a project titled “Interface Shear Transfer of Lightweight Aggregate Concretes with Different Lightweight Aggregates.” The findings from this research proposed revisions to the next edition of the ACI 318 code and PCI Design Handbook for shear-friction design provisions of a smooth interface condition.

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