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Association - RILEM Annual Week 2018
6th August 2018

You are cordially invited to the Ice breaker Reception at the Delft City Hall on Monday 27 August 2018 from 18:30 to 20:00

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Association - SAHC 2018 Conference Programme is available
30th July 2018

The 11th International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions (SAHC 2018) will be held on 11-13 September 2018 in Cusco, Perú. 

The Conference Program has just been released! Please see attached.

More details and registration at http://sahc2018.com/

Association - Technical day 30 August 2018, Delft
20th July 2018

The organizers of the 72nd RILEM Annual Week invite you to a full day technical visit on Thursday 30 August 2018. You will see:

  • Tata-steel IJmuiden Steel and slag-production and its facilities and laboratory,
  • ENCI IJmuiden Blast Furnace Slag cement production
  • Construction Project 'OpenIJ' World’s largest sea lock (made with BFS-cement)

If you would like to join, please contact : i.batterham@tudelft.nl

Association - Book review: The History of the Theory of Structures. Searching for...
16th July 2018

The attached document is an interesting review of  "The History of the Theory of Structures. Searching for Equilibrium" by K.-E. Kurrer written by RILEM Honorary Member H.-W. Reinhardt, Professor Emeritus of Engineering Materials, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany.

Happy reading!

Association - Free Webinar on Pavement LCA for Asphalt Recycling
12th July 2018

Time: 10:00 - 12:30 (US Eastern Time) / 17:00 – 19:30 (Central European Summer Time)
Date: 25th July 2018 (Wednesday)

This webinar is organized by Task Group 4: Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of RILEM Technical Committee 264-RAP (Asphalt Pavement Recycling).

The webinar is aimed to provide a state-of-the-art on pavement LCA in particular for RAP, to attract potential audiences from industry, agencies and academia, and to seek future collaboration in research and funding. It will cover various popular topics such as need for pavement life cycle assessment, challenges in current LCA studies,...

Association - ACI Foundation Awards Call for Nominations
12th July 2018

News from our partner, American Concrete Institute ACI

The Concrete Research Council, an initiative of the ACI Foundation, is currently seeking nominations for the following awards.

The Robert E. Philleo and Arthur J. Boase Awards are given to a person or organization in recognition for outstanding research in the field of concrete materials (Philleo Award) and in the field of structural concrete (Boase Award). The CRC is now accepting nominations until August 1, 2018.

For more information, please visit https://www.acifoundation.org/research/crcawards.aspx

Please note the deadline for...

Association - Overview of the Hydration and microstructure characterization of...
4th July 2018

The doctoral course "Hydration and microstructure characterization of cementitious materials course" was jointly organized by the Department of Structural Engineering, NTNU, Norway, and the Laboratory for Concrete and Construction Chemistry, Empa (Swiss Federal Materials Research Institute) Switzerland. It took place in Trondheim, Norway on 11-15 June 2018. It was co-sponsored by the RILEM Educational Activities Committee.

The course provided the students with an understanding of the typically used techniques for microstructure characterization of cementitious material and ability to...

Association - RILEM and its 50 years of Impact on Asphalt Science and Technology by...
28th June 2018

Prof. Manfred Partl made a presentation during the RILEM celebration at the ISAP conference in Fortaleza 19-21 June 2018. He presented a short retrospective showing the activities, impact and achievements of different RILEM Technical Committees (TC) over the last 50 years in the field of bituminous materials and asphalt testing.

You can watch a video of his slides on YouTube: https://youtu.be/mKepdOU12lA

Association - Open Research positions "Concrete Technology" (PhD and Postdoc) at Ghent...
6th June 2018

The Magnel Laboratory for Concrete Research, Ghent University, Belgium (www.labomagnel.ugent.be, www.ugent.be) is a leading academic research institute in the field of concrete technology and concrete structures.

Within the research group “Concrete Technology”, headed by Prof. Geert De Schutter, full professor and ERC Advanced Grant Holder (https://www.ugent.be/ea/structural-engineering/en/research/magnel/staff/biography/deschutter.htm), several research positions are vacant, both at PhD level and Postdoc level.

Interested in a research position?

You need to have:

  • For a PhD...
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