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ACI Foundation is Now Accepting Fellowship and Scholarship Applications
Farmington Hills, Mich. (July 12, 2018) – The ACI Foundation announces that applications are now being accepted from graduate and undergraduate students for its twenty 2019-2020 fellowships and scholarships.  New for 2019-2020 is a fellowship specifically for graduate students studying in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. Application details for all fellowships and scholarships are available at www.acifoundation.org.Apart from the newly created ...
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FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., June 14, 2018 -- The ACI Foundation’s Concrete Research Council (CRC) will fund an unprecedented eight research projects this year. The funding displays the industry’s need for research, and the ACI Foundation’s commitment in addressing that need.“It is essential that the concrete industry continue investing in research, which is beneficial for effective design, quality, productivity, reduction in risk, and accelerated construction,” stated ...
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ACI Foundation Staff Expands to Advance Mission

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ACI Foundation Staff Expands to Advance Mission
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., May 31, 2018 -- The ACI Foundation is pleased to announce the hiring of two new full-time staff members. Both new hires will continue to further the ACI Foundation’s mission of improving communities and positioning the concrete industry for a sustainable and successful future.Ashley Mayra joined ACI four years ago working in the Event Services Department. She had previously worked in the resort and hotel industry after her graduation from Central Michigan Universit...
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ACI Foundation Elects Michael J. Schneider as Chair

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FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., May 1, 2018 -- The ACI Foundation is pleased to announce the election of Michael J. Schneider as Chair of the ACI Foundation beginning at the close of the American Concrete Institute’s spring convention.“Mike has served the Foundation in many capacities over the years,” stated Ann Daugherty, Executive Director, ACI Foundation. “He has translated his passion for the industry into actively raising funds to support several student fellowships, leadin...
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2018-2019 ACI Foundation Fellowship and Scholarship Recipients Announced
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (April 30, 2018) –The ACI Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2018-2019 Fellowships and Scholarships. Funded by generous donors and industry partners, a total of $155,000 in academic stipends was awarded to 19 deserving students from 17 different universities across North America. ACI Foundation Fellowships are offered to both undergraduate and graduate students studying at accredited American and Canadian universities. Fellowship recipients...
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ACI Foundation Announces New Trustees

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ACI Foundation Announces New Trustees
The ACI Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of two new trustees, Cary Kopczynski and Michael Paul:Cary Kopczynski is CEO and Founding principal of Cary Kopczynski & Company. He has served on ACI’s Board of Direction; Committees 318, 352, and the Financial Advisory Committee; he is also a past President of the ACI Washington State Chapter. An ACI Fellow and recognized expert in the design of major urban building structures, Kopcynski has received two ACI awards, the Charles S...
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2018 ACI Foundation Award Recipients Annouced

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2018 ACI Foundation Award Recipients Annouced
The ACI Foundation is pleased to present its 2018 awardees:
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CRC Announces Shear Strength Research Product

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CRC Announces Shear Strength Research Product
The ACI Foundation’s Concrete Research Council (CRC) is pleased to announce the completion of a new research product, Reexamination of Punching Shear Strength and Deformation Capacity of Corner Slab-Column Connection. This study examined the effects of slab flexural reinforcement on the punching shear strength and deformation capacity of corner slab-column connections without shear reinforcement. Dr. Min-Yuan Cheng, Assistant Professor at National Taiwan University of Science and Technolog...
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ACI Foundation Secures Additional Funding

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ACI Foundation Secures Additional Funding
The ACI Foundation announces that it has secured a commitment of $500,000 annually from the American Concrete Institute to use in awarding additional student fellowships and scholarships, funding more concrete research projects, and supporting new industry technologies.
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ACI Foundation Annual Request for Proposals Now Open

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ACI Foundation Annual Request for Proposals Now Open
The ACI Foundation’s Concrete Research Council (CRC) seeks to advance the concrete industry through the funding of concrete research projects that further the knowledge and sustainability of concrete materials, construction, and structures. The requirements for the RFP have changed from last year.
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