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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,...

Association - 74th RILEM Annual Week and 40th Cement and Concrete Science Conference –...
6th April 2020

Please find below the communication from Prof John Provis, 2020 Honorary President and organizer of the 74th RILEM Annual Week:

Dear colleagues and friends,

This year has seen a great deal of uncertainty and disruption to the planning of conferences and meetings, with many events being cancelled or rescheduled due to restrictions on travel and group gatherings.

While we certainly hope that the national and international situation will have improved by the scheduled dates of the 74th RILEM Annual Week and 40th Cement and Concrete Science Conference (31 Aug – 4 Sep 2020), we cannot be...

Association - NEW! STARS in a Nutshell
3rd April 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 211-PAE, 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 - RILEM Technical Letters accepted for inclusion in Scopus
1st April 2020

RILEM is proud to announce that RILEM Technical Letters (RILEM Tech Lett) has been accepted for inclusion in Scopus and will be added to the database shortly. The acceptance to this prestigious bibliographic database follows a high-quality evaluation process by an independent board of experts (Scopus Content Selection and Advisory Board).

The RILEM Technical Letters Journal was launched in March 2016. We are proud of such great success by such a “young” Journal! The Scopus indexing is significant confirmation of its quality.

RILEM would like to thank all the people who have...

Association - Dr. Mohammed Sonebi - 2020 ACI Fellow
1st April 2020

We are pleased to report that Dr Mohammed Sonebi, Chair of our RILEM TC 266-MRP (Measuring Rheological Properties of Cement Based Materials), was elected ACI Fellow this year in recognition of his "outstanding contributions to the production or use of concrete materials, products, and structures in the areas of education, research, development, design, construction and management. In addition, he had made significant contributions to ACI through committees.  He is the first North African/European/North American to be a Fellow of both RILEM and ACI."

Congratulations to Dr. Sonebi!

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Association - Interviews with 2020 Colonnetti medallists
25th March 2020

We are pleased to share with you a chat with the 2020 Colonnetti Medallists, Dr Branko Šavija and Dr Mija Hubler.

Thank you for your availability Branko and Mija, and again CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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