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Raissa Ferron - ACI Young Member Award


Dec. 1, 2016

Assistant Professor Raissa Ferron has been selected to receive the American Concrete Institute’s Young Member Award for Professional Achievement. She is recognized for contributions to education of students in concrete materials, mentoring of students and young professionals, service on ACI technical committees and commitment to increasing diversity.

Established by ACI's Board of Directors in 1997, the award recognizes the contributions of the institute’s younger members for their professional achievement.

Ferron’s primary research interests are rheology and processing of concentrated suspensions, characterization of fresh concrete micro/nano-structure, self-consolidating concrete, and affordable sustainable housing materials for developing countries.

She will receive her award during the ACI Spring 2017 Concrete Convention and Exposition in Detroit, Michigan, March 26-30.