Personal Awards

PERSONAL AWARDS

ACI Certification Award

Arthur R. Anderson Medal

ACI Distinguished Achievement Award

Roger H. Corbetta Concrete Constructor Award

Joe W. Kelly Award

Henry L. Kennedy Award

Alfred E. Lindau Award

Henry C. Turner Medal

Charles S. Whitney Medal

Cedric Willson Lightweight Aggregate Concrete Award

ACI Young Member Award for Professional Achievement

Walter P. Moore, Jr. Faculty Achievement Award

ACI Concrete Sustainability Award

ACI Education Award

ACI Strategic Advancement Award

ACI awards are granted by the Board of Direction on the recommendation of an Awards Committee. The designated recipients of the awards are invited to attend the annual spring convention of the Institute to receive the awards.

ACI Certification Award

The ACI Certification Award was established in 2004 to recognize individuals and organizations who have made notable contributions to the advancement of ACI Certification. Notable contributions may be but are not limited to: involvement in the general areas of developing, maintaining, delivering, promoting, specifying, or enforcing requirements for ACI Certification programs. Nominees need not be ACI members.

The Award, which is the form of a plaque, may be presented to more than one individual or organization per year to a maximum of three (3) recipients, however, the Award need not be presented each year. If an organization is identified as an Award recipient, an appropriate representative will be identified to receive the Award on behalf of the organization.

Nominations may be made by any individual or organization affiliated with ACI or ACI Certification at any level, including ACI Committees, ACI Chapters, Local Sponsoring Group Contacts, or ACI Staff, and must be submitted to ACI Headquarters on the ACI Certification Award nomination form. Self-nominations will not be considered.

Click here to fill out an Online Form. All nominations should be submitted by May 31, 2017, to be considered for awards in 2018.

Ms. Diane Pociask, ACI Awards Coordinator E-mail: diane.pociask@concrete.org

Recipients given with year of award presented:

2017

William R. “Rod” Elderton, Marc Jolin, G. Terry Harris Sr.

2016

Alejandro Durán Herrera, Joe Hug, John R. Wilson

2015

W.L. "Bill" Barringer, Donald Penepent, Luke M. Snell

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2014

Frances T. Griffith, David L. Hollingsworth, Jerry Woods

2013

Keith Foster, Wally Rooke, Bruce Suprenant

2012

Casimir J. Bognacki, Jon W. Delony, Butch Wyatt

2011

Khaled Walid Awad, Alfred Kaufman, John J. Schemmel

2010

Vartan Babakhanian, David Darwin, Mario R. Diaz

2009

Merlyn Isaak, John E. McChord, Robert Alfredo Nuñez Moreno

2008

Stephen W. Campbell, William F. Rossi, J. Edward Sauter

2007

Ismael Aviles, Thomas O. Malerk, Ronald E. Vaughn

2006

Merlin J. "Red" Holland, John T. Paxton, William T. Geiger

Arthur R. Anderson Medal

The Arthur R. Anderson Medal was established in 1972 by the Institute in recognition of Arthur R. Anderson, past president of the Institute, for his imaginative and outstanding leadership and insistence on excellence of concrete quality for engineering works.

The award is given for outstanding contributions to the advancement of knowledge of concrete as a construction material and need not be presented each year. All persons, firms, corporations, or organizations are eligible to receive the award, a silver medal.

Access the online Nomination Form .

Decisions are made in the spring and presented to the ACI Board of Direction at the Fall Convention for approval. Awards are presented to awardees at the annual convention the following spring. Therefore, all nominations must be submitted by February 15, 2018, to be considered for awards in 2019.

Ms. Diane Pociask, ACI Awards Coordinator E-mail: diane.pociask@concrete.org

Recipients are:

2017

Zongjin Li

2016

Colin L. Lobo

2015

Kamal Henri Khayat

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2014

Geert De Schutter

2013

Charles K. Nmai

2012

Terence C. Holland

2011

Robert Douglas Hooton

2010

Ward R. Malisch

2009

Kenneth C. Hover

2008

Nicholas J. Carino

2007

Richard C. Prusinski

2006

Ned H. Burns

2005

Charles W. Dolan

2004

Clifford L. Freyermuth

2003

Robert F. Mast

2002

Per Fidjestøl

2001

Bryant Mather

2000

Peter H. Emmons

1999

Advanced Cement Based Materials at Northwestern University

1998

National Aggregates Association and the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association

1997

M. J. Nigel Priestley

1996

John M. Scanlon

1995

Pierre-Claude Aïtcin

1994

Henry G. Russell

1993

Sidney Diamond

1992

David Darwin

1991

Thomas T. C. Hsu

1990

Vitelmo V. Bertero

1989

Surendra P. Shah

1988

David C. Stark

1987

John E. Breen

1986

Boris Bresler

1985

William L. Dolch

1984

Robert E. Tobin

1983

Floyd O. Slate

1982

Katharine Mather

1981

Robert E. Philleo

1980

Paul Klieger

1979

Joseph J. Waddell

1978

Richard D. Gaynor

1977

Levi S. Brown

1976

T. C. Powers

1975

Milos Polivka

1974

George J. Verbeck

1973

Adam M. Neville

ACI Distinguished Achievement Award

The Distinguished Achievement Award was established in 2004 by ACI's Board of Direction. This award recognizes nonmember individuals or associations who have made notable contributions to the advancement of the concrete industry through their support of concrete utilization.

Ms. Diane Pociask, ACI Awards Coordinator E-mail: diane.pociask@concrete.org

Recipients given with year of award presented:

2016

Wisconsin Ready Mixed Concrete Association

2015

Castle Rock Construction, Inc.

2015

Concrete Promotional Group, Inc.

2014

Maryland Ready Mix Concrete Association

2014

California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA)

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2013

Hensel Phelps Construction Company

2012

Ready Mixed Concrete Association of Ontario

2012

Cement Council of Texas

2011

Florida Concrete and Products Association (FC&PA)

2010

Illinois Ready Mixed Concrete Association

2009

Boh Bros. Construction Co., LLC

2008

California Nevada Cement Association

2007

Puerto Rico Ready Mix Concrete Producers Association

2007

Uzun and Case Engineers, LLC

2006

Colorado Ready Mixed Concrete Association

2006

Carolinas Ready Mixed Concrete Association

2005

Concrete & Aggregates Association of LA

2005

Tod Williams

Roger H. Corbetta Concrete Constructor Award

The Roger H. Corbetta Concrete Constructor Award was established in 1972 in recognition of Roger H. Corbetta, past president of the Institute, for his creative leadership and his many outstanding contributions to the use of concrete for construction.

The award, a plaque, is given to an individual or an organization who, or which, as a constructor, has made significant contributions to progress in methods of concrete construction. The award need not be presented each year.

When nominating a person or firm for an ACI Personal Award, the biographical form must be filled out, including the wording for a suggested citation. Access the online Nomination Form . Upon receipt of the above data, it will be forwarded to the ACI Personal Awards Committee for its consideration.

Decisions are made in the spring and presented to the ACI Board of Direction at the Fall Convention for approval. Awards are presented to awardees at the annual convention the following spring. Therefore, all nominations must be submitted by February 15, 2018, to be considered for awards in 2019.

Ms. Diane Pociask, ACI Awards Coordinator E-mail: diane.pociask@concrete.org

Recipients are:

2017

Bruce Glaspey

2016

James N. Cornell II

2015

Phillip Williams

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2014

Joseph C. Sanders

2013

Dean A. Browning

2012

William M. Klorman

2011

Michael J. Schneider

2010

Bruce A. Suprenant

2009

Peter H. Emmons

2008

D. Thomas Ruttura

2007

Terry J. Fricks

2006

Kenneth L. Beaudoin

2005

Dennis Ahal

2004

Alphonse E. Engelman

2003

Brad D. Inman

2002

Myles A. "Tony" Murray

2001

Dean E. Stephan

2000

Robert A. Epifano

1999

Thomas D. Verti

1998

C. Terry Dooley

1997

C. Raymond Hays

1995

James E. Cook

1994

William R. Phillips

1993

Daniel L. Baker

1992

Jaime Moreno

1991

Sam Kurtz

1989

Norwegian Contractors

1988

Eugene H. Boeke

1987

Paul H. Sommers

1986

E. Robert Jean

1985

Richard E. (Jeff) Kasler

1984

Cecil V. Wellborn

1983

Ontario Hydro-Electric Power Commission

1981

Ben C. Gerwick, Jr.

1980

Gerald M. Miller

1978

Michael A. Lombard

1977

Michael A. Lombard

1976

Phillip R. Jackson

1975

Knut Tovshus

1974

Charles J. Pankow

1973

Arthur R. Anderson

Joe W. Kelly Award

The Joe W. Kelly Award was established in 1974 in recognition of the contributions of Joe W. Kelly, past president of the Institute, to concrete technology, his devotion to teaching, the advancement of his profession, and the use of concrete in construction.

The award, in the form of a plaque, is given only for outstanding contributions to education in the broad field of concrete and need not be given each year.

When nominating a person or firm for an ACI Personal Award, the biographical form must be filled out, including the wording for a suggested citation. Access the online Nomination Form Upon receipt of the above data, it will be forwarded to the ACI Personal Awards Committee for its consideration.

Decisions are made in the spring and presented to the ACI Board of Direction at the Fall Convention for approval. Awards are presented to awardees at the annual convention the following spring. Therefore, all nominations must be submitted by February 15, 2018, to be considered for awards in 2019.

Ms. Diane Pociask, ACI Awards Coordinator E-mail: diane.pociask@concrete.org

Recipients given with year of award presented:

2017

David H. Sanders

2016

Frank J. Vecchio

2015

Catherine E. French

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2014

Jerry A. Holland

2013

Paul J. Tikalsky

2012

Andrea J. Schokker

2011

Abdeldjelil Belarbi

2010

Ken Bondy

2009

S.K. Ghosh

2008

Sami Hanna Rizkalla

2007

World of Concrete Seminar Program

2006

Julio A. Ramirez

2005

David Darwin

2004

Sher Ali Mirza

2003

Portland Cement Association

2002

Sharon L. Wood

2001

Kenneth C. Hover

2000

Luis E. Garcia

1999

James K. Wight

1998

Teodoro E. Harmsen

1997

James O. Jirsa

1996

Neil M. Hawkins

1995

Luke M. Snell

1994

Michael P. Collins

1993

Roger E. Wilson

1992

Richard N. White

1991

Alan H. Mattock

1990

Ned H. Burns

1989

Ronald H. Hall

1988

Boyd C. Ringo

1987

William J. Wilhelm

1986

James G. MacGregor

1985

Paul Zia

1984

Noel J. Everard

1983

Charles G. Salmon

1982

Cutberto Diaz-Gomez

1981

John E. Breen

1980

Edward L. Kawala

1979

George Winter

1978

Boris Bresler

1977

Phil M. Ferguson

1976

Mete A. Sozen

1975

William A. Cordon

Henry L. Kennedy Award

The Henry L. Kennedy Award was established in 1958 by the Institute to honor the late Henry L. Kennedy, an extremely active Institute member who was a past president and, at the time of his death, chair of the Institute's Building Committee.

The award is given only for outstanding technical or administrative service to the Institute and is not mandatory each year. The basis for selection of awardees is outstanding activity or service that has enhanced the Institute's prestige, marked leadership in technical, administrative, or special committee work, or other distinguished service to the Institute. Except under unusual circumstances, honorary members, past presidents, and current officers and directors are not considered for this award. The award is a plaque suitably inscribed with the name of the recipient and the citation.

When nominating a person or firm for an ACI Personal Award, the biographical form must be filled out, including the wording for a suggested citation. Access the online Nomination Form Upon receipt of the above data, it will be forwarded to the ACI Personal Awards Committee for its consideration.

Decisions are made in the spring and presented to the ACI Board of Direction at the Fall Convention for approval. Awards are presented to awardees at the annual convention the following spring. Therefore, all nominations must be submitted by February 15, 2018, to be considered for awards in 2019.

Ms. Diane Pociask, ACI Awards Coordinator E-mail: diane.pociask@concrete.org

Recipients given with year of award presented:

2017

Republic of Colombia Chapter – ACI

2016

Lawrence F. Kahn

2015

Cecil L. Jones, Emmanuel K. Attiogbe

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2014

Randall W. Poston

2013

Thomas Otto Malerk

2012

Claude Bédard

2011

William E. Rushing Jr.

2010

Jon B. Ardahl

2009

W. Calvin McCall

2008

Luke M. Snell

2007

Khaled W. Awad

2006

Sharon L. Wood

2005

Jon I. Mullarky

2004

Catherine E. French

2003

George B. Barney

2002

Anthony E. Fiorato

2001

Howard R. May

2000

James R. Cagley

1999

Daniel L. Baker, James R. Cagley, Norman L. Scott

1998

Charles Pankow Const., Ltd.

1997

Merlyn Isaak

1996

Douglas W. Deno

1995

William J. Wilhelm

1994

Richard D. Gaynor

1993

Kenneth H. Murray

1992

Dean E. Stephan

1991

William R. Tolley

1990

H. S. Lew

1989

Thomas J. Pasko

1988

Peter D. Courtois

1987

Joseph A. Dobrowolski

1986

Clarkson W. Pinkham

1985

Loring A. Wyllie, Jr.

1984

Gerald B. Neville

1983

George C. Hoff

1982

James R. Libby

1981

Emery Farkas

1980

Samuel J. Henry

1979

Francis J. Principe

1978

V. M. Malhotra

1977

Bertold E. Weinberg

1976

Thomas J. Reading

1975

John Arvid (Bob) Hanson

1974

Emil Schmid

1973

Richard C. Mielenz

1972

Edward G. Nawy

1971

Eivind Hognestad

1970

Walter J. McCoy

1969

Bruce E. Foster

1968

Samuel Hobbs

1967

John P. Thompson

1966

Stephen J. Chamberlin

1965

Walter H. Price

1964

Raymond C. Reese

1963

Ivan L. Tyler

1962

Robert C. Johnson

1961

A. Allan Bates

1960

Harry C. Delzell

1959

Joseph DiStasio, Sr.

Alfred E. Lindau Award

The Alfred E. Lindau Award was founded in 1947 by the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute to honor the memory of Alfred E. Lindau, past president of ACI.

The award shall be given only for outstanding contributions to reinforced concrete design practice and is not mandatory each year. Any and all persons, firms, or corporations are eligible to compete for and receive the award.

When nominating a person or firm for an ACI Personal Award, the biographical form must be filled out, including the wording for a suggested citation. Access the online Nomination Form Upon receipt of the above data, it will be forwarded to the ACI Personal Awards Committee for its consideration.

Decisions are made in the spring and presented to the ACI Board of Direction at the Fall Convention for approval. Awards are presented to awardees at the annual convention the following spring. Therefore, all nominations must be submitted by February 15, 2018, to be considered for awards in 2019.

Ms. Diane Pociask, ACI Awards Coordinator E-mail: diane.pociask@concrete.org

Recipients given with year of award presented:

2017

Cary Kopczynski

2016

Jorge I. Segura

2015

James R. Harris

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2014

David A. Fanella

2012

William F. Baker

2011

Colombian Association for Earthquake Engineering (AIS)

2010

Ron Klemencic

2009

Instituto del Cemento y del Hormigón de Chile

2008

James K. Wight

2007

Bernardo Deschapelles

2006

Harold R. Sandberg

2005

Texas Department of Transportation

2004

S. K. Ghosh

2003

Luis E. García

2002

James R. Cagley

2001

James G. MacGregor

2000

W. Gene Corley

1999

Loring A. Wyllie, Jr.

1998

Jack P. Moehle

1997

Bruno Thürlimann

1996

Ignacio Martín

1995

Hiroyuki Aoyama

1994

John E. Breen

1993

Mete A. Sozen

1992

Walter P. Moore, Jr.

1991

Edward S. Hoffman

1990

James R. Libby

1989

Jacob S. Grossman

1988

Arvid Grant

1987

James R. Clifton, Robert G. Mathey

1986

James O. Jirsa

1985

John A. Martin

1984

Robert E. Englekirk

1983

Richard M. Gensert

1982

Paul F. Rice

1981

Armand H. Gustaferro

1979

Maurice P. van Buren

1978

Mark Fintel

1977

Eivind Hognestad

1976

Hubert Rusch

1975

Roger Nicolet

1974

Max Zar

1973

Fazlur R. Khan

1972

Phil M. Ferguson

1971

Clyde E. Kesler

1970

Alan H. Mattock

1969

E. E. Rippstein, J. F. Seifreid

1968

Arthur R. Anderson

1967

Nicolas Esquillan

1966

Richard R. Bradshaw

1965

Felix Candela

1964

Alfred L. Parme

1963

Carl A. Menzel

1962

Pier Luigi Nervi

1961

Anton Tedesko

1960

Arthur R. Lord

1958

A. Amirikian

1957

Raymond C. Reese

1956

John I. Parcel

1953

Franklin R. McMillan

1952

Douglas E. Parsons

1951

Charles S. Whitney

1950

Frank E. Richart

Henry C. Turner Medal

The Henry C. Turner Medal was founded in 1927 by Henry C. Turner, past president of ACI. It is awarded for notable achievements in, or service to, the concrete industry. In making selections for the Turner Medal, the committee is not restricted to members of the Institute nor to the achievements of any particular period. It may be awarded once in any year, but not necessarily in each year.

When nominating a person or firm for an ACI Personal Award, the biographical form must be filled out, including the wording for a suggested citation. Access the online Nomination Form Upon receipt of the above data, it will be forwarded to the ACI Personal Awards Committee for its consideration.

Decisions are made in the spring and presented to the ACI Board of Direction at the Fall Convention for approval. Awards are presented to awardees at the annual convention the following spring. Therefore, all nominations must be submitted by February 15, 2018, to be considered for awards in 2019.

Ms. Diane Pociask, ACI Awards Coordinator E-mail: diane.pociask@concrete.org

Recipients given with year of award presented:

2017

National Ready Mixed Concrete Association

2016

Instituto del Cemento y del Hormigón de Chile

2015

Claude Bédard

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2014

Ramón L. Carrasquillo

2013

Colin L. Lobo

2012

Robert G. Smith

2011

Frank Anthony Kozeliski

2010

Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute

2009

Suneel N. Vanikar

2008

Per Fidjestol

2007

Enrique Pasquel

2006

Randall W. Poston

2005

Neil M. Hawkins

2004

L. Michael Shydlowski

2003

Michel Virlogeux

2002

Thomas B. Battles

2001

Adam M. Neville

2000

George F. Leyh

1999

H.S. Lew

1998

Samuel J. Henry

1997

Anthony E. Fiorato

1996

Emery Farkas

1995

Mary K. Hurd

1994

James S. Pierce

1993

Norman L. Scott

1992

Clifford L. Freyermuth

1991

Daniel P. Jenny

1990

Charles J. Pankow

1989

W. Gene Corley

1988

Anton Tedesko

1987

I. Leon Glassgold

1986

Robert E. Englekirk

1985

Material Service Corp

1984

Robert E. Philleo

1983

V. Mohan Malhotra

1982

Edward A. Abdun-Nur

1981

Walter H. Price

1980

William M. Avery

1979

Solomon Cady Hollister

1978

Arthur R. Anderson

1977

Raymond C. Reese

1976

Phil M. Ferguson

1975

William A. Maples

1974

Ben C. Gerwick

1973

Bryant Mather

1972

George Winter

1971

George E. Warren

1970

Harry B. Zackrison, Sr.

1969

Roger H. Corbetta

1968

Milo S. Ketchum

1967

Roy W. Carlson

1966

Lewis H. Tuthill

1965

Douglas McHenry

1964

Chester P. Siess

1963

Charles H. Scholer

1962

Karl P. Billner

1961

Stanton Walker

1960

Harrison F. Gonnerman

1959

Douglas E. Parsons

1958

Herbert J. Gilkey

1957

Albert T. Goldbeck

1956

Franklin R. McMillan

1955

Roderick B. Young

1952

Raymond E. Davis

1947

Morton O. Withey

1946

John Lucian Savage

1943

Ben Moreell

1939

Phaon H. Bates

1934

John J. Earley

1932

Duff A. Abrams

1930

Frederick E. Turneaure

1929

William K. Hatt

1928

Arthur N. Talbot

Charles S. Whitney Medal

The Charles S. Whitney Medal for engineering development was founded in 1961 by Ammann and Whitney, to honor the memory of Charles S. Whitney. It may be bestowed once in any year, but not necessarily each year, for noteworthy engineering development work in concrete design or construction. The recognition may be extended to a firm or agency alone, or to an individual.

Any outstanding engineering development work contributing importantly to the advancement of the sciences or arts of concrete design or construction through development of general engineering practice or through application in specific noteworthy projects, is eligible.

When nominating a person or firm for an ACI Personal Award, the biographical form must be filled out, including the wording for a suggested citation. Access the online Nomination Form Upon receipt of the above data, it will be forwarded to the ACI Personal Awards Committee for its consideration.

Decisions are made in the spring and presented to the ACI Board of Direction at the Fall Convention for approval. Awards are presented to awardees at the annual convention the following spring. Therefore, all nominations must be submitted by February 15, 2018, to be considered for awards in 2019.

Ms. Diane Pociask, ACI Awards Coordinator E-mail: diane.pociask@concrete.org

Recipients given with year of award presented:

2016

Gary J. Klein, Sami Hanna Rizkalla, Gregory W. Lucier, Paul Zia

2015

Gustavo J. Parra-Montesinos, James K. Wight, Cary Kopczynski

2014

David W. Somero

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2013

ADAPT Corporation

2011

Computers & Structures, Inc.

2010

Baker Concrete Construction, Inc.

2009

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

2008

Granite Construction Company

2007

California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)

2006

Structural Preservation Systems

2005

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

2004

Charles Pankow Builders, Ltd.

2003

Morley Construction Company

2002

The Thornton-Tomasetti Group, Inc.

2001

Walter P. Moore & Associates, Inc.

1999

Construction Technology Laboratories, Inc.

1998

Strait Crossing, Inc.

1997

Hibernia Management and Development Company

1996

The Charles Lee Powell Structural Research Laboratories at the University of California, San Diego

1995

Figg Engineering Group

1994

Structural Engineering Laboratory, Canterbury University, Christchurch, New Zealand

1993

Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute

1992

BERGER/ABAM Engineers, Inc.

1990

Canada Centre for Mineral and Energy Technology (CANMET)

1989

The Structural Research Laboratories, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Toronto

1988

The Laboratories at the Department of Structural Engineering, Cornell University

1987

Stewart C. Watson

1986

Sargent & Lundy

1984

U.S. Naval Engineering Laboratory

1983

Figg and Muller Engineering, Inc.

1981

T. Y. Lin International

1980

The Phil M. Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory of the University of Texas, Austin

1979

The Center for Building Technology, National Bureau of Standards

1978

Bechtel Power Corporation

1977

Wiss, Janney, Elstner and Associates, Inc.

1976

The Research and Development Division of the Cement and Concrete Association

1975

Concrete Technology Corporation, Tacoma, Washington

1974

Concrete Laboratory, Waterways Experiment Station, Corps of Engineers

1973

Bureau of Reclamation, Engineering Laboratory

1972

The Research and Development Laboratories of the Portland Cement Association

1971

Engineering Materials Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley

1970

Ammann and Whitney

1969

Eric L. Erickson and the Bridge Division, U.S. Bureau of Public Roads

1968

Eero Saarinen and associates Kevin Roche, John Dinkeloo, and Joseph Lacy

1967

Ulrich Finsterwalder and the engineering firm of Dykerhoff and Widmann

1966

The Engineering Experiment Station, University of Illinois

Cedric Willson Lightweight Aggregate Concrete Award

The Cedric Willson Award was established by the Northeast Texas Chapter and approved by the ACI Board of Direction in 1976 in recognition of Cedric Willson's many contributions in the field of lightweight aggregate, lightweight concrete, and lightweight concrete masonry. The award is given for outstanding contributions in the areas of innovative materials and design in lightweight aggregate, lightweight concrete, and lightweight concrete masonry. A person, firm, or organization is eligible for the award. In 2011, the Board approved transference of full support of the award to the Expanded Shale, Clay and Slate Institute.

When nominating a person or firm for an ACI Personal Award, the biographical form must be filled out, including the wording for a suggested citation. Access the online Nomination Form Upon receipt of the above data, it will be forwarded to the ACI Personal Awards Committee for its consideration.

Decisions are made in the spring and presented to the ACI Board of Direction at the Fall Convention for approval. Awards are presented to awardees at the annual convention the following spring. Therefore, all nominations must be submitted by February 15, 2018, to be considered for awards in 2019.

Ms. Diane Pociask, ACI Awards Coordinator E-mail: diane.pociask@concrete.org

Recipients given with year of award presented:

2017

Anton K. Schindler

2016

Erik Holck

2015

Dale P. Bentz

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2014

H. Celik Ozyildirim

2013

George Michael Robinson

2007

John P. Ries

2005

Warren W. Allen, Jr.

2002

David A. Crocker

2000

Alexander M. Vaysburd

1999

Richard W. Kriner

1997

V. Mohan Malhotra

1995

George C. Hoff

1992

Leonard S. Hobbs

1988

Theodore W. Bremner

1986

John W. Roberts

1984

Thomas A. Holm

1982

Joseph J. Shideler

1980

Truman R. Jones, Jr.

1979

Robert E. Tobin

1978

Frank G. Erskine

1977

J. A. (Bob) Hanson

ACI Young Member Award for Professional Achievement

The ACI Young Member Award for Professional Achievement was established by ACI's Board of Direction in 1997 for the purpose of recognizing the contributions of younger members of the Institute for professional achievement.

Nominees must be ACI members and 35 years of age or less at the time the completed nomination form is received at Headquarters. Students are ineligible for consideration of this award. When nominating a person for the award, the biographical form must be filled out, including the wording for a suggested citation, and returned to Diane Pociask at diane.pociask@concrete.org.

  • Nominees will be judged by the degree to which they have attained significant achievement in each of the following areas:
    • Active participation at local chapter level.
    • Active participation at national/international level.
    • Service to the advancement of the industry.
    • Examples of Mentoring Students and Young Professionals.
    • Other evidence of merit, which in the judgment of the Committee, shall have advanced the Institute's objectives.

Attachments and résumés will not be considered. An ACI member or an ACI chapter may submit nominations; self-nominations will not be considered. Upon receipt of the above data, it will be forwarded to the ACI Young Member Award for Professional Achievement Committee for its consideration.

Click here to download a Word document of the Nomination Form

Decisions are made in the spring and presented to the ACI Board of Direction at the Fall Convention for approval. Awards are presented to awardees at the annual convention the following spring. Therefore, all nominations must be submitted by February 15, 2018, to be considered for awards in 2019.

Ms. Diane Pociask, ACI Awards Coordinator E-mail: diane.pociask@concrete.org

Recipients given with year of award presented:

2017

Jason Draper, Raissa Douglas Ferron, Rémy D. Lequesne

2016

Zachary C. Grasley , Ishita Manjrekar

2015

Matthew P. Adams, Danielle D. Kleinhans, Bryan M. Birdwell

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2014

Stephan A. Durham, Walter H. Flood IV, Jason H. Ideker

2013

Scott R. Cumming, John Kevern, and Kyle A. Riding

2012

Arturo Gaytan Covarrubias, Eric P. Koehler, Aleksandra Radlińska

2011

Rishi Gupta, Devin K. Harris, Anthony J. Lamanna

2010

Maria Juenger, Nakin Suksawang, Jennifer Tanner

2009

Marc Jolin, Karthikeyan H. Obla, Jussara Tanesi

2008

JoAnn Browning, Matthew Offenberg, Michelle Lee Wilson

2007

Lawrence H. Taber, Jason Weiss

2006

Gustavo José Parra-Montesinos

2005

Oguzhan Bayrak, Keith E. Kesner, Kari L. Yuers

2004

Alejandro Durán-Herrera, Andrea J. Schokker

2003

Moncef L. Nehdi

2002

Robert. J. Frosch, Kevin J. Folliard

2001

Kevin A. MacDonald, Rajalingam Valluvan

2000

Debrethann R. Orsak, Jean-Francois Trottier

1999

David B. McDonald, Kelly M. Page, Chetan R. Raikar

Walter P. Moore, Jr. Faculty Achievement Award

Nominations submitted after June 30, 2017, will be considered for the 2019 award.

The Walter P. Moore, Jr. Faculty Achievement Award recognizes new faculty members for excellence and innovation in the teaching of concrete design, materials, or construction. The award honors the late Walter P. Moore, Jr., ACI Fellow, former ACI Board member, and a structural engineer and educator in Texas.

  • The award nominee shall:
    • have taught undergraduate level courses related to concrete structural design, concrete materials, or concrete construction;
    • have taught no more than 7 calendar years in ALL faculty positions (For the 2018 award, a nominee should not have held any type of faculty position, including instructor, lecturer, or adjunct faculty positions, prior to January 1, 2011. Exceptions would be made for nominees who have an interrupted record of service in faculty positions.);
    • be an ACI member in good standing;
    • have demonstrated evidence of technical competence, high character, integrity, and other evidence of merit, which, in the judgment of the award committee, shall have advanced ACI's and the award's purposes.

Nominations may be submitted by an ACI member, an ACI Student Chapter, or the nominee's Department Head. Self-nominations will not be considered.

The nominator will submit to ACI headquarters a Letter of Recommendation emphasizing the innovative and meritorious teaching techniques and accomplishments of the nominee.

  • In addition to the Letter of Recommendation, the nominator or nominee must submit the following:
    • a one-page description of teaching philosophy and style;
    • a curriculum vitae or resume not to exceed ten (10) pages.

Recipients are:

2017

Ryan L. Solnosky

2016

Gaurav N. Sant

2015

Aleksandra Radlińska

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2014

Tyler Ley

2013

Zachary C. Grasley

2012

John T. Kevern

2011

Stephan A. Durham

2010

Mahmoud Reda Taha

2009

Maria Juenger

2008

Heather J. Brown

2007

James H. Hanson

2006

John J. Myers

2005

Kimberly E. Kurtis

2004

W. Jason Weiss

2003

Norbert J. Delatte, Jr.

2002

F. Michael Bartlett

Please submit nominations and supporting documentation via e-mail to: Ms. Diane Pociask, ACI Awards Coordinator E-mail: diane.pociask@concrete.org

ACI Concrete Sustainability Award

The ACI Concrete Sustainability Award was established in 2010 to recognize individuals or teams who have made contributions in highlighting concrete’s role related to sustainability. Notable contributions may be: demonstration or improvement in concrete’s sustainable attributes through research, design, education, or construction; and/or the use of concrete in innovative ways to contribute to a more sustainable built environment.

The Award may be presented to more than one individual or team per year; however, the Award need not be presented each year.

Nominations may be submitted by any ACI member or nonmember. Self-nominations are permitted. Nominations will also be encouraged through concrete sustainability-related societies, institutes, agencies, organizations, committees, and task groups.

Click here to download a pdf Nomination Form .

2017

Florian Barth

2016

John W. Roberts, Larry Rowland, Alan Sparkman

2015

Julie K. Buffenbarger

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2014

Koji Sakai and Terence C. Holland

2013

Aris Papadopoulos

2012

V. Mohan Malhotra and P. Kumar Mehta

Decisions are made in the spring and presented to the ACI Board of Direction at the Fall Convention for approval. Awards are presented to awardees at the following spring convention.

Therefore, all nominations must be submitted by February 15, 2018, to be considered for awards in 2019.

Please submit nominations and supporting documentation via e-mail to: Ms. Diane Pociask, ACI Awards Coordinator E-mail: diane.pociask@concrete.org

ACI Education Award

The ACI Education Award was established in 2015 to recognize individuals who have made notable contributions to the advancement of ACI Education or educational support activities. Notable contributions may be, but are not limited to: educational seminars; webinars; online training, document, or product development; product review; serving on task groups; and/or serving as a subject matter expert. Nominees need not be ACI members.

The Award, which is in the form of a plaque, may be presented to more than one individual per year to a maximum of two (2) recipients. However, the Award need not be presented each year.

Nominations may be made by any individual or organization affiliated with ACI or ACI Education at any level, including ACI Committees, ACI Chapters, or ACI Staff, and must be submitted to ACI Headquarters on the ACI Education Award nomination form. Self-nominations will not be considered.

Click here to download a pdf Nomination Form or

Click here to fill out an online Nomination Form

Recipients are:

2017

Ramón L. Carrasquillo, Lawrence C. Novak

2016

Jay H. Paul, Lance Boyer

All nominations should be submitted by May 31, 2018, to be considered for awards in 2019. Ms. Diane Pociask, ACI Awards Coordinator E-mail: diane.pociask@concrete.org

ACI Strategic Advancement Award

The ACI Strategic Advancement Award was established in 2014 by the ACI Board of Direction. This Award recognizes individuals or organizations who provide support in the implementation of membership and customer satisfaction; the quality of ACI programs, products, and services; and global credibility and impact.

The Award need not be presented each year. Nominees may be persons, firms, corporations, or organizations affiliated with ACI. Nominations must be submitted by an ACI member or Chapter.

Decisions are made in the spring and presented to the ACI Board of Direction at the fall Convention for approval. Awards are presented to awardees at the following spring Concrete Convention and Exposition.

Click here to download a PDF Nomination form. All nominations must be submitted by February 15, 2018, to be considered for awards in 2019.

Please submit nominations to: Ms. Diane Pociask, ACI Awards Coordinator E-mail: diane.pociask@concrete.org

Recipients are:

2017

Frances T. Griffith


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