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Association - RILEM PhD grant for the 75th RILEM Annual Week
18th February 2021

If you are a PhD student or recently graduated PhD from any of the countries listed here, you might be eligible to apply for the RILEM PhD grant for the 75th RILEM Annual Week in Merida, Mexico, this year. Further details about the grant are available here! Applicants must have an accepted abstract at the event. Please, submit your contribution to the 75th RILEM Annual Week soon as the deadline to do so is on 28 February!

Association - 2021 Gustavo Colonnetti Medalists
17th February 2021

We are pleased to announce the 2021 Gustavo Colonnetti medalists:

  • Dr Emilio Martínez-Pañeda, Imperial College London, UK

Emilio Martínez-Pañeda is a Lecturer at Imperial College London and head of the Mechanics of Infrastructure Materials Lab. Dr Martínez-Pañeda has made multiple contributions to the areas of durability, material degradation and structural integrity. He combines experiments, theoretical analysis and computer simulations to develop mechanistic models that can reliably capture material deformation and fracture. Among these, the predictive, mechanistic model for hydrogen...

Association - 2021 Robert L'Hermite Medalist
17th February 2021

We are pleased to announce the 2021 Robert L'Hermite medalist: Prof. Klaartje de Weerdt, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

Professor Klaartje de Weerdt has been awarded the 2021 RILEM Robert L’Hermite Medal. Professor de Weerdt holds a Chair in the Department of Structural Engineering at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), in Trondheim, Norway. The Robert L’Hermite medal is granted to recognise her outstanding and influential research in concrete durability, with a particular focus on understanding the mechanisms of attack on reinforced...

Association - Season's greetings
24th December 2020

We wish you a very Happy Holiday season and a peaceful and prosperous New Year.

Association - First meeting of the RILEM Youth Council
18th December 2020

The kick-off meeting of the RILEM Youth Council was held last Monday, 16 December. The online chat gave the opportunity to all participants to introduce themselves and to start to define the work of the following months.

The meeting was briefly attended by Ms Judith Hardy, RILEM General Secretary, Ms Anne Griffoin, RILEM Head of Publications and Communication, and Prof Hans Beushausen, RILEM DAC chair, who had the pleasure to wish all the best to the participants.

Approved during the last RILEM Annual Week, this initiative mainly aims to attract and motivate young RILEM members. The Council...

Association - ACI 549-L Committee and RILEM TC 250-CSM report
10th December 2020

We are delighted to share the report "Guide to Design and Construction of Externally Bonded Fabric-Reinforced Cementitious Matrix (FRCM) and Steel-Reinforced Grout (SRG) Systems for Repair and Strengthening Masonry Structures", Edited by ACI 549-L Committee and RILEM TC 250-CSM. The report is available for FREE here to all RILEM members and registered users!

Association - CIRCe new RILEM Corporate Member
10th December 2020

We are pleased to welcome a new RILEM Corporate member: CIRCe. CIRCe is an Interdepartmental Research Centre hosted at the University of Padua. CIRCe is the only research centre in Italy devoted to the investigation of cementitious materials and formulation of binders. It performs basic research, applied industrial research, and consultancies. CIRCe aims primarily at developing and promoting high profile research activities into cement-based materials, with the aim of integrating basic with applied and industrial research.

Association - Endorsement from CTL Group
27th November 2020


Dr Jose Pacheco is Principal&Group Director of Concrete&Cement-Based Materials at CTLGroup in Skokie, IL, US. Dr Pacheco has been a RILEM senior member since 2015. He has been active in several RILEM Technical Committees (TCs), such as, 235-CTC: Corrosion initiating chloride threshold concentrations in concrete, 262-SCI: Characteristics of the steel/concrete interface and their effect on initiation of chloride-induced reinforcement corrosion, 270-CIM: Benchmarking Chloride Ingress Models on Real-life Case Studies: Theory and...

Association - Industry endorsement from Colas Group
13th November 2020


Dr. Xavier Carbonneau is Project Manager at the Campus for Science and Techniques (CST), Colas Group, in Magny les Hameaux, France. Dr. Carbonneau has been a RILEM senior member since 2016. He has been active in several RILEM Technical Committees (TCs), such as 264-RAP: Asphalt Pavement Recycling, 272-PIM: Phase and Interphase behaviour of bituminous Materials and FBB: Fingerprinting bituminous binders using physico-chemical analysis.

The Colas Group is a world leader in the construction and maintenance of...

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