Two of the following will be your instructors:
Kim D. Basham, PhD, PE and President of KB Engineering, LLC located in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He is a member of the American Concrete Institute, The Concrete Society, American Society of Concrete Contractors, and the American Society of Civil Engineers. He is a member of ACI 306, Cold Weather Concreting and instructor in the ACI certification program for field technicians and craftsmen. He holds a Bachelor and Master of Science in Structural Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and a PhD in Structures from the University of Wyoming. Prior to founding KB Engineering, he was a principal with Concrete Engineering Specialists and worked as a structural engineer for Structural Services, Inc. and Baker Concrete Construction. Also, Dr. Basham has taught structural analysis and concrete design courses at the University of Wyoming and Virginia Military Institute and been an Assistant Editor for Concrete Construction Magazine and Director of Engineering for World of Concrete. Dr. Basham specializes in concrete design and technology, concrete construction and troubleshooting, nondestructive testing, forensic investigations, and concrete repair. He has published over 100 articles and taught many concrete seminars directed towards engineers, architects and contractors across the United States and abroad.
Douglas W. Deno, PE, FACI, Principal, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Dallas, TX, is a licensed professional engineer in Illinois and Texas. He is a Fellow of ACI; a past member of the ACI Board of Direction; past chair of the Educational Activities Committee; and currently a member of ACI 232 - Fly Ash and Natural Pozzolans in Concrete, ACI 302 - Construction of Concrete Floors, and ACI 330 - Parking Lots and Site Paving. He is an Honorary Member of ASTM Committee C09 - Concrete and Aggregates, past chair and current member of ASTM C09.40 - Ready-Mixed Concrete, and a member of C09.60 - Testing Fresh Concrete.
Frank A. Kozeliski, PE, FACI, is a Consultant and Materials Engineer. He is knowledgeable in ready mix concrete since he ran and owned Gallup Sand & Gravel before selling in 2007. He has been active in placing and working on Pervious Concrete the past 20 years and using recycle material in concrete for examples, glass, rubber, and recycle paper. He graduated from New Mexico State University with his BS and MS in civil engineering, and is a registered professional engineer in Alabama, Texas, and New Mexico. He is an ACI Fellow and has been active in the activities of ACIís New Mexico Chapter since its inception. He served as Chair of ACI 211, Proportioning Concrete, and is a member of ACI 229, Flowable Fill; ACI 305, Hot Weather Concreting; ACI 308, Curing; ACI 330, Concrete Parking Lots; and E801, Student Activities. He also is a member of several other professional organizations.
W. Calvin McCall, PE, FACI, President, Concrete Engineering Consultants, Inc., Charlotte, NC. Mr. McCall, formerly with Concrete Engineering Specialists, LLC., investigates field problems related to material deficiencies, admixture and cement compatibility, and mix designs that affect strength, setting, and finishing. He evaluates the cause of cracking, surface defects and distress and provides cost-effective solutions. He also designs nondestructive test programs and evaluates the test data to determine the condition of structures and repairs. With over 40 years in the concrete industry, his duties have included quality control of concrete operations, troubleshooting, technical training, and concrete inspection. He is a licensed engineer and has served as an examiner and trainer for many certification programs sponsored by the ACI Carolinas Chapter. He is Past Chair and current member of ACI 301, Specifications, and a former member ACI 318, Building Code, and numerous other ACI Committees.
Charles K. Nmai, PhD, PE, FACI is Manager of Engineering Services at BASF Construction Chemicals, LLC, a leading manufacturer of specialty construction chemicals headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. His duties include providing technical leadership and strategic guidance in the marketing of admixtures and high-performance concrete technologies, and troubleshooting concrete problems. He is also actively involved in high-performance concrete technology transfer activities. He is a Fellow of ACI, a past member of the ACI Board of Direction and Educational Activities Committee, past chair of ACI Committees E 701 - Materials for Concrete Construction and ACI 222 - Corrosion of Metals in Concrete, and a member of other ACI, ASTM and PCI committees.
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an instructor an individual with similar qualifications will be