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Association - Interview series with RILEM prominent members: Prof. Arnon Bentur
27th January 2022

Prof. Arnon Bentur is Emeritus academic staff at the Civil and Environmental Engineering department of the Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel. Prof. Bentur served as TAC Chair between 2001 and 2004. He was then elected as Vice President in 2003 and took over the mandate as President in 2006. Prof. Bentur was also elected RILEM Fellow in 1998 and RILEM Honorary member in 2009. He chaired TC 181-EAS: Early age shrinkage induced stresses and cracking in cementitious systems and co-chaired TC 159-ETC: Engineering of the interfacial transition zone in cementitious composites. Prof....

Association - Interview series with RILEM prominent members: Prof. Mark Alexander
20th January 2022

Prof. Mark Alexander is Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Scholar at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Prof. Alexander served as TAC expert between 2000 and 2005 and as Bureau member between 2005 and 2009. He was then elected as Vice President in 2009 and took over the mandate as President in 2012. From 2015 to 2018 he served as Immediate Past President of RILEM. Prof. Alexander was also elected RILEM Fellow in 2009, RILEM Honorary President in 2012 and RILEM Honorary member in 2016. He chaired the following TCs: 159-ETC: Engineering of the interfacial transition zone in...

Association - New State-of-the-Art
18th January 2022

A new State-of-the-Art report is now available:

Digital fabrication with cement-based materials - Final draft State-of-the-art report of the RILEM Technical Committee 276-DFC Edited by Nicolas Roussel, Dirk Lowke

You can buy the hardcover or the ebook on Springer website: https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-90535-4

 

Association - Entrevista con Dr. Carmen Andrade
13th January 2022

 

Entrevista con Dr. Carmen Andrade, CSIC, Espana

Dr. Carmen Andrade Perdrix fue Profesor de Investigación en el Instituto de Ciencias de la Construcción del Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) de España. Ahora es Profesor de Investigación Visitante en el Centro Internacional de Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería (CIMNE). Se le concedió el premio Robert L’Hermite en 1987 y en el mismo año se la nombró Chairman del TAC. Fue elegida RILEM Fellow en 1995 y Vicepresidente de RILEM en 1997. Fue Presidente en el año 2000. Desde 2003 a 2006 fue Presidente saliente. También fue...

Association - Interview series with RILEM prominent members: Dr Carmen Andrade
13th January 2022

 

Interview with Dr Carmen Andrade, CSIC, Spain

Dr Carmen Andrade was a Research Professor at the National Research Council of Spain (CSIC), Institute of Construction Sciences “Eduardo Torroja”, Spain. She is currently a Research Visiting Professor at the International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE). She was awarded the Robert L’Hermite medal in 1987 and in the same year she became TAC chair. She became RILEM Fellow in 1995 and she was elected RILEM Vice-President in 1997. Dr Andrade took over the mandate as President in 2000. From 2003 to 2006 she...

Association - First GLOBE Webinar on Bottlenecks and Potentials for Sustainable Structures
10th January 2022

GLOBE is the Global Consensus on Sustainability in the Built Environment

The Joint Committee on the GLOBE Consensus (JCGC) is happy to invite all stakeholders of the built environment and the future of our planet, to a webinar on Bottlenecks and Potentials for Sustainable Structures on Monday 24th of January from 14-16 CET. 

Register for free.

The event will highlight the positions of key international decision makers and stakeholders within the built environment, including major owner organizations, construction companies, consulting companies and regulatory authorities. The ideas and...

Association - 2021 Concluding remarks
23rd December 2021

 

 

A few words From the RILEM PRESIDENTS and the Secretariat General TEAM

Another remarkable year has passed by. What happened in the last 12 months?

RILEM celebrated the 2021 Strategy Workshop “in” Paris, France, in April this year, in conjunction with the 4th RILEM Spring Convention. The last workshop was organised back in 2014. Thanks to the participation and suggestions of our members, we planted the seeds for the way forward of our Association.

The 75th RILEM Annual week was a hybrid event in Merida, Mexico, successfully organised and conducted by our LatRILEM friends.

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Association - New RILEM Recommendations
21st December 2021

A new Topical Collection has been published in Materials and Structures gathering the recommendations produced by the RILEM Technical Committee 265-TDK ‘Testing methods for determination of double-K criterion for crack propagation in concrete’. It consists of the following 4 recommendations:

RILEM Standard: testing methods for determination of the double-K criterion for crack propagation in concrete using wedge-splitting tests and three-point bending beam tests, recommendation of RILEM TC265-TDK

Influential factors for double-K fracture parameters analyzed by the round robin...

Association - Interview series with RILEM prominent members: Dr Peter Richner
16th December 2021

Interview with Dr Peter Richner, Empa, Switzerland

Dr Peter Richner is Head of Department "Engineering Sciences" and Head of Research Focus Area "Energy" (jointly with Björn Niesen) at Empa – Materials Science and Technology – in Switzerland. Dr Richner served as RILEM treasurer from 2002 to 2006. Dr Richner was elected as Vice President in 2006 and took over the mandate as President in 2009. From 2012 to 2015 he served as Immediate Past President of RILEM. Dr Richner was also elected RILEM Fellow in 2007.

1 December 2021

 

RILEM Implementation Manager (RIM): Do you remember...

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