Based on his Master of Science research work at Auburn University, Zack Coleman, was selected to receive the 2022 James Instruments Student Award for Research on Non-destructive Testing ofConcrete from the American Concrete Institute (ACI).  This award is for an ACI peer-reviewed manuscript titled “Automated procedure to identify concrete defects from impact-echo data” authored by Zachary W. Coleman and Anton K. Schindler.  For this award, Zack received $1500, complementary ACI 2023 Spring Convention registration, and a certificate.   Zack received this award during the past ACI 2023 Spring Convention in San Francisco, California.

The American Concrete Institute is a leading global authority for the development, dissemination, and adoption of its consensus-based standards, technical resources, and educational, training, and certification programs related to concrete and its applications. Founded in 1904, ACI is headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA, with a regional office in Dubai, UAE, and resource centers in Southern California and the Midwest. ACI has over 94 chapters, 244 student chapters, and 30,000 members spanning over 120 countries.

Doctorial Student, Karina Popok presented a poster at the TRB Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, in January 2023 for her reserach on Updated Statistical Parameters for the Yield Strength of Reinforcing Bars. 

Karina Popok TRB

Popok, K., Nowak, A.S., Aguilar, V. & Barnes, R.W. (2023, January 8-12). Updated Statistical Parameters for the Yield Strength of Reinforcing Bars [Poster presentation]. 102nd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D.C