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ACI Foundation Funds Eight New Research Projects

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ACI Foundation Funds Eight New Research Projects
The ACI Foundation’s Concrete Research Council (CRC) selected eight research projects to receive grants this year. The CRC seeks concrete research projects that further the knowledge and sustainability of concrete materials, construction, and structures in coordination with ACI Technical Committees.The following research projects will receive funding from the ACI Foundation and were awarded based on relevancy and potential impact of the research, supplemental support for the project such a...
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Building the Future: May 2024

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Building the Future: May 2024
ACI Foundation Celebrates New Trustees and Re-Election of an Existing TrusteeThe ACI Foundation announced new Trustees and the re-election of an existing Trustee to its Board. The Trustees re-elected Keith E. Kesner and elected new Trustee David A. Lange. New ACI Vice President, Scott M. Anderson, also joins the Trustees as part of his new role. The ACI Foundation is honored to have these outstanding individuals continue the work of the ACI Foundation. They join Khaled Awad, Jeffrey Coleman (Cha...
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Guidance Emerges for FRP Retrofits of Concrete Diaphragms
When it comes to rehabilitating older reinforced concrete buildings, engineers often encounter a lack of consensus around design recommendations for strengthening deficient force-resisting systems. Specifically, the limited data regarding the use of fiberreinforced polymer (FRP) to strengthen concrete floor diaphragms has created uncertainty about which approaches are appropriate. New research funded by the ACI Foundation fills this critical knowledge gap.The 2-year research project, “Deve...
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The ACI Foundation's 2024-2025 Fellowship and Scholarship Recipients
The ACI Foundation is pleased to announce its 2024-2025 fellowship and scholarship recipients. The ACI Foundation is a non-profit subsidiary of ACI that promotes progress, innovation, and collaboration in the concrete industry through strategic investments in ideas, research, and people to create the future of the concrete industry.All Fellowship recipients receive a $10,000 (USD) educational stipend; paid travel expenses and attendance fees to two ACI conventions; and assistance in finding an i...
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Industry Impact, Part 2 - Through the ACI Foundation’s Fellowship and Scholarship Program
For over 30 years the ACI Foundation has been making strategic investments in ideas, research, and people to help create the future of the concrete industry. The ACI Foundation has focused on building a future in which students, young professionals, and researchers have the knowledge and resources needed to implement the use of concrete correctly and innovatively in our changing society. Growth of the Scholarship & Fellowship ProgramTwenty years ago, the ACI Foundation funded 11 aw...
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Building the Future: April 2024

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Building the Future: April 2024
Attend the 2024 Technology ForumThere is still time to join us at the ACI Foundation’s annual Technology Forum. Hosted by the Concrete Innovation Council (CIC), the 2024 Technology Forum will take place May 14-16, 2024, at the Hilton in the historic plaza in Santa Fe, NM, USA. Highlighting innovations, the event focuses on education and networking for all members of the concrete industry.Marc Jolin, the 2024 ACI Foundation Jean-Claude Roumain Innovation in Concrete awardee, will present re...
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ACI Foundation Celebrates New Trustees and Re-Election of an Existing Trustee
The ACI Foundation is pleased to announce new Trustees and the re-election of an existing Trustee to its Board. The Trustees re-elected — Keith Kesner and elected new Trustee— David Lange. New ACI Vice President, Scott Anderson, also joins the Trustees as part of his new role. The ACI Foundation is honored to have these outstanding individuals continue the work of the ACI Foundation. They join Khaled Awad, Jeffrey Coleman (Chair), Robert Frosch, Frederick Grubbe, Maria Juenger, Brett...
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Building the Future: March 2024

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Building the Future: March 2024
ACI Houston Chapter Funds New ACI Foundation FellowshipThe ACI Foundation partnered with the ACI Houston Chapter to create a new student academic award. Through the Chapter’s generous donation, the ACI Foundation can offer an additional fellowship to benefit students studying in concrete related degree programs: the ACI Houston Chapter Fellowship. The ACI Foundation thanks the ACI Houston Chapter, which has been a continued supporter of students studying in the concrete industry. The ...
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Industry Impact Part 1: Through the ACI Foundation’s Fellowship and Scholarship Program
Since the ACI Foundation’s establishment in 1989, the organization has striven to influence a future where everyone has the knowledge needed to use concrete effectively to meet the demands of a changing world​. For decades, ACI and the ACI Foundation have been supporting students who are studying in concrete-related fields—making strategic investments in ideas, research, and people to create the future of the concrete industry​—which is exemplified in the tagline “B...
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A New ACI Foundation Fellowship Funded by The ACI Houston Chapter
The ACI Foundation is pleased to partner with the ACI Houston Chapter to create a new student academic award. Through the Chapter’s generous donation, the ACI Foundation can offer an additional fellowship to benefit students studying in concrete-related degree programs, the ACI Houston Chapter Fellowship. The ACI Foundation celebrates the ACI Houston Chapter, which has been a continued supporter of students studying in the concrete industry. The Chapter has financially supported students t...
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