Paul, Rashidi Win American Ceramics Society Poster Award

CEE doctoral students Mehdi Rashidi (pictured, right) and Alvaro Paul won a poster award at the American Ceramic Society’s (ACerS) Cements Division meeting last week.

Their poster was "Relationship Between Damage, Acoustic Nonlinearity Parameter, and Dielectric Properties: A Study of Alkali-Silica Reaction in Concrete” by Rashidi, Marc Knapp, Paul, Ashkan Hashemi, Kristen Donnell, Reza Zoughi, Jin-Yeon Kim, Laurence Jacobs and Kimberly Kurtis.

Rashidi is co-advised by Kurtis and Jacobs; Paul’s advisers are Kurtis and Lawrence Kahn.

Tennessee Technological University hosted the 5th Advances in Cement-based Materials meeting July 9-11.