CRC Awards

CRC Annual Awards

Robert E. Philleo Award

The Robert E. Philleo Award of the Concrete Research Council, established in 1992, is given in recognition of a person, persons, or an organization for outstanding research in the concrete materials field, or for outstanding contributions to the advancement of concrete technology through application of the results of concrete materials research. It is given in memory of an Institute Past President and Honorary Member who was also chairman of the Concrete Materials Research Council, now the Concrete Research Council. The award is a plaque suitably inscribed with the name of the recipient and the citation.

2017 Chiara F. Ferraris
2016 Jan Olek
2015 Ramón L. Carrasquillo
2014 Edward J. Garboczi
2013 Doug Hooton
2012 Michael M. Sprinkel
2011 Adam M. Neville 
2010 H. Celik Ozyildirm
2009 Henry G. Russell
2008 Richard E. Weyers
2007 William Hime
2006 Surendra Shah
2005 Ken Hover
2004 Nick Carino
2003 David Fowler
2002 -
2001 Edward G. Nawy
2000 Venkataswamy Ramakrishnan
1999 Richard D. Gaynor
1998 R. Narayan Swamy
1997 John M. Scanlon
1996 V. Mohan Malhotra
1995 Paul Klieger
1994 Richard C. Mielenz
1993 David C. Stark
1992 Bryant Mather

Nomination Form


Arthur J. Boase Award

The Arthur J. Boase Award of the Concrete Research Council, established in 1971, is given in recognition of a person, persons, or an organization for outstanding research in the structural concrete field, or for outstanding contributions to the advancement of concrete technology through application of the results of structural concrete research. It is given in memory of a former chairman of the ACI Building Code Committee and ASCE Committee on Masonry and Reinforced Concrete, who was the driving force behind the creation of the Reinforced Concrete Research Council in 1948, now the Concrete Research Council. The award is a plaque suitably inscribed with the name of the recipient and the citation.

2017 Gustavo J. Parra-Montesinos
2016 Dominic J. Kelly
2015 Andrew W. Taylor
2014 Robert J. Frosch
2013 David Darwin
2012 Ken Bondy
2011 Michael E. Kreger
2010 Sami Rizkalla
2009 Basile G. Rabbat
2008 Jack P. Moehle
2007 Thomas Hsu
2006 S.K. Ghosh
2005 Neil Hawkins
2004 Michael Collins
2003 -
2002 James K. Wight
2001 LeRoy A. Lutz
2000 Catherine E. W. French
1999 Anthony E. Fiorato
1998 Sharon L. Wood
1997 Robert F. Mast
1996 John F. McDermott
1995 John M. Hanson
1994 Alan H. Mattock
1993 James O. Jirsa
1992 Paul Zia
1991 Daniel P. Jenny
1990 Morris Schupack
1989 Boris Bresler
1988 Mete A. Sozen
1987 John E. Breen
1986 W. Gene Corley
1985 James G. MacGregor
1984 Paul F. Rice
1983 W. Burr Bennett, Jr.
1982 Phil M. Ferguson
1981 Eivind Hognestad
1980 Alfred L. Parme
1979 Arthur R. Anderson
1978 Anton Tedesko
1977 Maurice P. Van Buren
1976 Dugald J. Cameron
1975 Chester P. Siess
1974 Ernst Gruenwald
1973 Douglas McHenry
1972 Eric L. Erickson
1971 Leo H. Corning

Nomination Form

Awards Procedures

May 1 – Aug 1
CRC member nominations due
1. Promotion of and solicitations for nominations for the Arthur J. Boase Award and the Robert E. Philleo Award may be made by any member of ACI and are due by August 1 of the year prior to the year the award is made, unless the due date is extended by CRC. Each nomination shall include a completed application form. A brief curriculum vita or biographical statement may be submitted as a supplement. While ACI membership is desirable, it is not required for any qualified individual to be nominated for the award. CRC members are eligible for nomination except the current CRC officers and the CRC Awards Committee members.
Aug 1 – Aug 31
CRC Awards Committee may submit additional nominations
2. Additional nominations may be made by the members of the CRC Awards Committee.
Note: Nominees not selected for an award shall be reconsidered by the Committee for one additional year. Nominees not selected for two consecutive years may be re-nominated after a lapse of two years.
Sept 31 – Oct 31
CRC Awards Committee selects final candidates
3. The CRC Awards Committee shall ballot the nominations for each of the two awards to select no more than two candidates for each award.
Nov 1 – Nov 15
CRC Awards committee submits ballot to Staff Liaison and Chair
4. Chair determines that the recommendation of the CRC Awards Committee is in order. In the event that there is only one candidate for an award, the committee shall agree that it is appropriate to include this nominee on the ballot. Staff liaison prepares the ballot.
Nov 15
Award ballot opens
5. Staff Liaison shall submit the ballot to the membership of CRC. Candidates must receive the majority vote of the entire CRC to receive the award.
Nov 30
Award ballot closes
6. Staff liaison notifies ACI of the award selection.
Jan 1
Inform Council of ballot results
7. Staff liaison reports the results of the ballot to the Council prior to its next meeting.
ACI Spring Convention 8. Award is announced.

Charles Pankow research project

Construction of slab-column connection subassembly at University of Minnesota NEES-MAST Laboratory for the completed research project Drift Capacity of Slab-Column Connections Reinforced with Headed Shear Studs and Subjected to Combined Gravity Load and Biaxial Lateral Displacements. Photo credit to Gustavo J. Parra-Montesinos, Carol K. Shield, University of Minnesota NEES-MAST Laboratory.

Major Funder: Charles Pankow Foundation

Minor Co-funder: ACI Foundation