4th Advances in Cement-based Materials: Characterization, Processing, Modeling and Sensing
The 4th Advances in Cement-based Materials, hosted July 8-10, takes place at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Cements 2013 is co-organized by the Cements Division of ACerS and the Center for Advanced Cement-based Materials. The 2013 Della Roy Lecturer is Prof. Leslie Struble from the University of Illinois, and she will present Calcium in Geopolymers. Don’t miss Monday afternoon’s tutorial, Probing the Structure of Hydration Products, featuring Eric Landis, University of Maine; Rohit Bhargava, University of Illinois; Leslie Struble, University of Illinois; and Jeffrey Thomas, Schlumberger-Doll Research. On behalf of the Cements Division of The American Ceramic Society, congratulations to: Bernie O’hare, rachel a. Steinle, hayden Black, pearl Kaplan, Michael w. Grutzeck and alan J. Benesi, Evidence of Solid Water Bridges Found in Hydrating Tricalcium Silicate Paste. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 2011. 94 (4): p. 1250–1255.
The technical program covers these symposia:
On or Before
June 14, 2013
June 14, 2013
|ACerS Member or ACBM Member||$225||$375|
|ACerS Member with membership renewal||$345||$495|
|ACerS Emeritus/Senior Member||$180||$330|
|Material Advantage Student Member||$55||$130|
|Student: Not in Material Advantage||$95||$170|
The Cements Division has planned several activities on Monday with a focus on students:
12:00-4:40 pm: Tutorial: Probing the Structure of Hydration Products
Take a look at the Final Program to see the impressive line-up of speakers. The tutorial content has been put together with students in mind. The tutorial also includes a lab tour.
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Poster Session and Opening Reception
The Cements Division will sponsor its annual student poster contest, with cash prizes for the best posters!
7:00 – 8:00 pm
Student Networking Dinner. Location to be announced. Join fellow students for a fun, casual dinner and get to meet others with similar interests!
University of Illinois
Oklahoma State University
|Cements Division Leadership
Division Chair: Benjamin Mohr, Tennessee Tech University
Chair-Elect: Kyle Riding, Kansas State University
Secretary: Jeff Chen, Lafarge Ceutre de Recherche
Trustee: Joseph J. Biernacki, Tennessee Technological University