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13th Advances in Cement-Based Materials


June 14
June 16
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Columbia University, New York City
New York City, United States + Google Map

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Meeting Description

The American Ceramic Society’s Cements Division hosted the 13th Advances in Cement-Based Materials meeting June 14-16 at Columbia University in New York City, New York.  More in the meeting wrap-up below.

2023 Della Roy Lecture

Dale P. Bentz presented the 2023 Della Roy Lecture titled “Hindsight, Foresight, and Insight: Calorimetry and Chemical Shrinkage through the Years”.

Dale Bentz retired from the Engineering Laboratory at the National
Institute of Standards and Technology in 2018 with 34 years of service. AtNBS/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.


Organizing Chairs


Shiho Kawashima
Columbia University
Dimitri Feys
Missouri S & T

The American Ceramic Society values diverse and inclusive participation within the field of ceramic science and engineering. ACerS strives to promote involvement and access to leadership opportunity regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, appearance, geographic location, career path or academic level.