Dale Bentz retired from the Engineering Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in 2018 with 34 years of service. At NBS/NIST, his research focused on
experimental and computer modeling studies of cement-based and fire resistive materials.
He is a former chairperson of the ACerS Cements Division. Throughout his career, he
was active in ACerS (Brunauer Award), ACI (Fellow, Wason Medal and Willson Award), ASTM (Honorary Membership in C01), and RILEM (L’Hermite Medalist). In 2019, he was inducted into the NIST Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Alumni.