The ACerS Cements Division recently concluded their 5th Advances in Cement-based Materials meeting at Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville, TN. The division officers presented a number of awards to deserving winners.
2014 Della Roy Lecture Award: Ellis Gartner, Scientific Director (Chemisty), Lafarge Central Research, France
Lecture title: 40 Years a Cement Scientist – can this be sustainable?
2013 Stephen Brunauer Award: Jeffrey J. Thomas, Schlumberger-Doll Research, MA
Winning paper: The Instantaneous Apparent Activation Energy of Cement Hydration Measured Using a Novel Calorimetry-Based Method
Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 95  3291-3296 (2012)
Student Poster Winners:
Ojas Chaudhari, Tennessee Technological University
Christopher Galitz, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
William Hunnicutt, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Alvaro Paul, Georgia Institute of Technology
Mohammad Rashidi, Georgia Institute of Technology
Peter Stynoski, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and US Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory
Raikhan Tokpatayeva, Purdue University
Take a look at the photo gallery on the bottom of ceramics.org that features pictures from the meeting, including these winners!