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Association - EAC ROC&TOK webinar in CHINESE
22nd October 2021

This is the first (of hopefully more) FREE webinar in CHINESE!

"Research Progress and Prospects of Carbonate Cementitious Materials", by Prof. Caijun SHI, Hunan University, China.

On Thursday 28 October 2021, from 19:30 to 20:30 (Beijing Time).

Attandants will receive CPD credits from the Institute of Concrete Technology (ICT), UK.

Please, register here!

Association - Call for 2022 RILEM Medallists: OPEN
8th October 2021

The prestigious Robert L’Hermite Medal is awarded to a young researcher of less than 40 years, who has made an exceptional contribution to science.

The two Gustavo Colonnetti Medals are awarded to researchers of less than 35 years, who have made an outstanding scientific contribution to the field of construction materials and structures.

If you would like to apply for one of the medals, or if you are aware of any young researcher who would be eligible for the Medals, please check the guidelines here or download them by clicking on the pdf symbols above. Call closes on 30 November 2021...

Association - New proceedings available
1st October 2021

New proceedings are available at https://www.springer.com/series/8781:

  • Proceedings of the RILEM International Symposium on Bituminous Materials (ISBM 2020), Di Benedetto, H. (et al.) (Eds.) 2022
  • Fibre Reinforced Concrete: Improvements and Innovations II - X RILEM-fib International Symposium on Fibre Reinforced Concrete (BEFIB) 2021, Serna, P., Llano-Torre, A., Martí Vargas, J.R., Navarro-Gregori, J. (Eds.) 2022

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...

Association - 3 New RILEM Technical Committees
23rd September 2021

The RILEM Technical Activities Committee approved 3 new Technical Committees:

If you are interested in joining these new RILEM TCs, please send an email to assistant[at]rilem.org

Association - REPORT of the 75th RILEM ANNUAL WEEK
23rd September 2021

The report of the 75th RILEM Annual Week and the International Conference on Advances in Sustainable Construction Materials and Structures is available by clicking on the pdf symbol above.

The report contains the details of only the most important and relevant items. Unfortunately, it is hard to describe the details of the “less important” items, like the atmosphere in Merida during the event, the exquisite hospitality of the organisers, the taste of “pulpo maya” and “camarones en coco”.

RILEM would like to thank Prof. P. Castro-Borges, Prof. A....

Association - INTERVIEW with 2021 R. L'HERMITE MEDALLIST, KLAARTJE DE WEERDT
22nd September 2021

Dr Klaartje De Weerdt is a Professor at the Department of Structural Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Science of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway. Dr De Weerdt has been a RILEM member since 2007. She is the Deputy Chair of RILEM TC ASR “Risk assessment of concrete mixture designs with alkali-silica reactive (ASR) aggregates”, and member of several TCs. Dr De Weerdt’s field of research is concrete with expertise within cement hydration and durability. Dr Weerdt is the 2021 Robert L’Hermite medallist. Her presentation at the 75th RILEM...

Association - INTERVIEW with 2021 G. COLONNETTI MEDALLIST, EMILIO MARTÍNEZ-PAÑEDA
21st September 2021

Dr Emilio Martínez-Pañeda is a Senior Lecturer and 1851 Research Fellow at Imperial College London, UK. Dr Martínez-Pañeda’s research efforts aim at understanding, predicting and optimising the mechanical response of materials. Current interests include the embrittlement of metals in aggressive environments, dislocation-based continuum plasticity, micromechanics of rock fracture, multi-physics modelling, and the development of computational methods for predicting fracture and fatigue. Dr Martínez-Pañeda is one of the two 2021 Gustavo Colonnetti medallists. His presentation at the 75th...

Association - INTERVIEW with 2021 G. COLONNETTI MEDALLIST, PRANNOY SURANENI
21st September 2021

Dr Prannoy Suraneni is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering of the University of Miami, USA. Dr Suraneni has been a RILEM member since 2018. He is the Deputy Chair of RILEM TC EBD “Test Methods to evaluate durability of blended cement pastes against deleterious ions”. Dr Suraneni is also an officer of the RILEM Educational Activities Committee (EAC). Dr Suraneni is an expert in the materials science, chemistry, and engineering of cementitious materials. His research strives to develop long-lasting concrete with low CO2 emissions through...

Association - ENTREVISTA CON EMILIO MARTINEZ-PANEDA, 2021 G. Colonnetti medallista
20th September 2021

Dr Emilio Martínez-Pañeda trabaja como Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) y 1851 Research Fellow en el Imperial College de Londres. Sus trabajos de investigación tienen como objetivo entender, predecir y optimizar el comportamiento mecánico de los materiales. Líneas de investigación activas en su grupo incluyen la fragilización de metales por su exposición a ambientes agresivos, modelos de plasticidad en el continuo basados en dislocaciones, la micromecánica de la fractura de rocas y el desarrollo de métodos computacionales para predecir la fractura y la fatiga. Dr Emilio Martínez-Pañeda es...

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