3rd July 2020

RILEM is turning 75 in 2021. The celebration of this important anniversary will be held in Paris, France, from 6 to 10 April 2021 at the Hotel Pullman Paris Bercy. The event will include the 4th RILEM Spring Convention, with RILEM Standing Committee and Technical Committee meetings, a Symposium on “Early age and long term crack width in RC structures”, another Symposium on “Earth-based materials” and a whole day event with presentations on the following topics:

Association - TC IEC "Impact and Explosion" report
30th June 2020

The RILEM Technical Committee IEC "Impact and Explosion" has finalised a report on "Experimental devices harvest for impact and explosion testing of materials and structures". Please see attached.

Association - Numerical Modeling Strategies for Sustainable Concrete Structures (SSCS...
29th June 2020

On behalf of the oragnisers of  Numerical Modeling Strategies for Sustainable Concrete Structures (SSCS 2021), 5-7 July 2021, Marseille, France

We are pleased to announce that the submission of abstracts for the sscs2021 conference is open until November 15, 2020.
All instructions regarding the writing format and submission process are given on the website.
We therefore invite you to submit your abstract.
Please visit the sscs2021 website for further information.

Best regards,
The organising committee

PS: Please, do not hesitate to disseminate this information around you (colleagues,...

Association - 2020 RILEM Annual Week: Registration open
26th June 2020

Registration is now open for the 74th RILEM Week and 40th Cement & Concrete Science conference, 31 Aug - 4 Sep 2020, hosted online by the University of  Sheffield:


Association - New RTL Associate Editor
9th June 2020

RILEM is proud to announce that the editorial board of RILEM Technical Letters got strengthened with a new associate editor – Prof. Jean-Paul Balayssac, Laboratoire Matériaux et Durabilité des Constructions, Paul Sabatier University – Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Toulouse, France.

Prof. Balayssac is not new to RILEM. In the last years, he authored several RILEM scientific reports. Prof. Balayssac also participated to the organisation of various RILEM workshops and Symposiums. He was Deputy-chair of the recently closed TC 249-ISC “Non destructive in situ...

Association - New "STAR in a nutshell"
13th May 2020

It is very hard to condense a comprehensive document on the state of the art of a certain topic into a 2-page document. The attached “STAR in a Nutshell” should therefore not be considered as a summary of the exhaustive work of RILEM Technical Committee 228-MPS, but more like a brief overview of the contents available in its STAR. The purposes of this “STAR in a Nutshell” is: 1) to provide some initial guidance to a non-expert reader, 2) to inspire more comprehensive reading of the STAR and 3) to clarify the relevance of the contents before downloading the full STAR for...

Association - New proceedings available
30th April 2020
  • Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Calcined Clays for Sustainable Concrete (S. Bishnoi)
  • Proceedings of ConcreteLife’20 - Concrete Durability and Service Life Planning (K. Kovler)

We remind you that RILEM members can access the electronic version of the proceedings and download for free the whole book or any chapter in particular. You need to log into your account on RILEM website and click on the icon "Springer Proceedings". You will be re-directed to a secured page with links to the 26 existing volumes of the series.

Association - Dr. O. Burkan ISGOR - 2020 ACI Fellow
28th April 2020

We are pleased to report that Dr. O. Burkan Isgor was recognized as a Fellow the of the American Concrete Institute (ACI). Dr. Isgor is a Professor of civil engineering and materials science at Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. He is Chair of ACI Committee 222, Corrosion of Metals in Concrete, and a member of the RILEM committee 262-SCI - Characteristics of the steel/concrete interface and their effect on initiation of chloride-induced reinforcement corrosion. His research interests include durability of concrete, reinforcement corrosion, reactive-transport modeling of cementitious...

Association - New Technical Committees: DOC and FBB
17th April 2020

RILEM is pleased to announce that two new technical committees (TCs) were approved during the Spring Convention in Guimaraes, Portugal last March:

TC DOC : Degradation of organic coating materials and its relation to concrete durability chaired by Prof. Takafumi NOGUCHI

TC FBB : Fingerprinting bituminous binders using physico-chemical analysis chaired by Dr. Bernhard HOFKO

RILEM values the contribution of everyone, no matter if you are a young PhD student, an experienced researcher or an industry practitioner. If you are interested in joining these new committees or any active RILEM TC,...

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