The ACerS Cements Division presented several awards at their June 16-18 meeting  in Urbana, Illinois.  Congratulations to these deserving awardees!

2018 Stephen Brunauer Award

Paper Title: “Molecular and submolecular scale effects of comb‐copolymers on tri‐calcium silicate reactivity: Toward molecular design”

Journal of the American Ceramic Society100(3), 817-841. (2017)

By: Delphine Marchon ¹, Patrick Juilland², Emmanuel Gallucci², Lukas Frunz², & Robert J. Flatt¹

  1. Institute of Building Materials, ETHZ, Zurich, Switzerland
  2. Sika Technology AG, Zurich, Switzerland

Della Roy Lecture

David Lange; University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Lecture title: Beyond the Science

Poster Session Awardees

Robbie Damiani, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Mechanical property of foam concrete with recycled crumb rubber

Christina Siakati, KU Levuen, Belgium
Modelling the impact of chemical variability on the nanostructure of iron-rich slags

Sarah Williams, University of Colorado Boulder
Engineered living mortars: Structural hydrogel scaffolds that enhance microbial biocementation

Baishakhi Bose, Purdue University
Influence of silica-polyacrylamide hydrogel particles on the microstructure and mechanical properties of internally cured cement paste

Aniruddha Baral, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Self-cleaning and NOx removal of photocatalytic cements

YouTube Research Video Contest Awardees

Karthik Pattaje, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Controlling 3D Printable Concrete with Vibration

Nima Hosseinzadeh, University of Miami
Hydration, strength and shrinkage of cementitious materials mixed with brine