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ACerS is pleased to announce Shiho Kawashima has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program that recognizes a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism.

Kawashima is associate professor of civil engineering and engineering mechanics at Columbia University, N.Y. Her core areas of expertise are in cement and concrete, with a focus on rheology and processing, materials characterization, and alternative cements/clinkers. She received her B.S. in civil engineering and engineering mechanics at Columbia University, and her M.S. and Ph.D. in structural engineering and materials at Northwestern University. She joined Columbia University as an assistant professor in 2013.

Kawashima is an active member of ACerS, serving as past president of the Cements Division and co-chair of the 2022 and 2023 Annual Meetings. She is also an active member in the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and the International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems, and Structures (RILEM). She serves on the editorial board for the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASTM’s Advances in Civil Engineering Materials, Cement and Concrete Research, ACI Materials Journal, and RILEM Technical Letters.

Kawashima received an NSF CAREER Award on the topic of 3D concrete printing in 2017 and the ACerS Cements Division Early Career Award in 2022.

We extend our deep appreciation to Kawashima for her service to our Society!