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One Student’s Journey to an ACI Foundation Fellowship

Ziad Elaghoury

Because of your support, the ACI Foundation fellowship program awards more than $200,000 annually to students to both further their studies and help them gain professional exposure to the concrete industry and ACI by funding travel to the ACI Concrete Convention. Ziad Elaghoury was awarded the 2022‐2023 Daniel W. Falconer Memorial Fellowship. Elaghoury is a PhD student at the University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada, studying the assessment of concrete structures.Elaghoury plans to pursue an academic career where he can conduct research to improve the quality and economy of concrete construction, and through teaching, encourage bright young minds to find rewarding careers in the concrete industry. Read More >>

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“My decision to pursue a PhD is driven by my enjoyment from serving on ACI committees, my interest in existing concrete structures, and my continued passion for making contributions to knowledge,” expresses Ziad Elaghoury, 2022‐2023 recipient of the Daniel W. Falconer Memorial Fellowship.


“I am sincerely honored to have been selected as the recipient of the S.P. Shah Fellowship. I am thrilled to further contribute to the ACI community, to be part of the mentorship program, and attend future ACI conventions.” shares Luca Montanari, 2022-2023 recipient of the S.P. Shah Fellowship.