2014 Honorary Members
James R. Cagley
James R. Cagley is Chair of the Board of Cagley & Associates, Inc., Consulting Structural Engineers, located in Rockville, MD. He is also President of The Cagley Group.
Prior to coming to the Washington area in 1973, Cagley was a Vice President and Manager of the Engineering Division of Caudill Rowlett Scott, Architects and Engineers, Houston, TX. Until 1971, he was Manager of Structural Engineering and in that capacity was directly involved in the design of many large educational and health facility projects.
A Fellow and Past President of ACI, he is a Chair of the ISO TC-71 Advisory Committee; past Chair and current member of ACI Committee 318, Structural Concrete Building Code; past member of the Board of Direction; past Vice Chair of the ACI Concrete Research and Education Foundation; a member of the Concrete Research Council; and a member of ACI Committee 314, Simplified Design of Concrete Buildings; and Joint ACI-ASCE Committee 352, Joints and Connections in Monolithic Concrete Structures. He is a Past President of the Applied Technology Council (ATC), and was Chair of SC 4, Performance Requirements for Structural Concrete, for approximately 10 years. Cagley also served a term as Chair of the Council of American Structural Engineers (CASE).
In 2005, he was named a Legend of Post-Tensioning by the Post-Tensioning Institute (PTI) and was inducted into the PTI Hall of Fame. He was also named by Concrete Construction magazine as one of the 2005 Ten Most Influential People in Concrete.
Cagley was one of the founders and the first President of the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA). He is a Life Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and is presently a member of Committee ASCE 7, Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures, and past Chair of the Task Committee on Live Loads.
He is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the ACI National Capital Chapter Distinguished Chapter Member Award in 1997, the ACI Delmar L. Bloem Award for Distinguished Service in 2000, the ACI Henry L. Kennedy Award in 2000, the ACI Alfred E. Lindau Award in 2002, and a CASE Citation.
He received his BS in architectural engineering from Iowa State University, Ames, IA, in 1958. He is a licensed engineer in Maryland and 32 other jurisdictions, including California, where he is a licensed structural engineer.
Mario A. Chiorino
Mario A. Chiorino is Professor Emeritus of Structural Analysis and past Vice-Rector for Education at Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy, where he also served as a Professor of theory and design of structures and structural analysis of masonry and monumental structures. He was a Visiting Professor in Japan and India and has held seminars and lectures in France, the Soviet Union, Denmark, Switzerland, Spain, Mexico, and other countries. He contributed to the International Course on Structural Concrete promoted by Comité Euro-International du Béton (CEB), Lisbon, Portugal, in 1973. Under ACI patronage, he co-coordinated the course on Analysis of Creep and Shrinkage Effects in Concrete Structures at the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences (CISM) in 2011.
Chiorino is a member of the Turin Academy of Sciences, Life Member of the International Federation for Structural Concrete (fib), and Honorary President of the ACI Italy Chapter. A Fellow of ACI since 2007, he is a member of the ACI International Advisory Committee and Chair of ACI Committee 209, Creep and Shrinkage in Concrete. He is a past member of the CEB Advisory Committee and member or past member of several international associations and their committees, such as CEB, fib, International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS), RILEM, International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE), and International Committee for Industrial Chimneys (CICIND).
He has authored or co-authored many papers, books, and volumes and was main editor of the CEB 1984 Manual on Structural Effects of Time-Dependent Behaviour of Concrete. His research interests include concrete viscoelasticity and related structural effects, mechanics of masonry structures, conservation of architectural heritage, history of structural mechanics, and structure versus architecture.
He has designed large reinforced and prestressed concrete structures, including buildings, bridges, tall chimneys (Italian record height of 250 m for reinforced concrete structures), and thermal and nuclear power plants.
Chiorino received his civil engineering degree from Politecnico di Torino in 1962, where he was Assistant Professor prior to joining the Venice School of Architecture as Associate Professor, and then Politecnico di Torino as Full Professor in 1975.
Antoine (Tony) E. Naaman
ACI Fellow Antoine (Tony) E. Naaman is Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. He has been involved in teaching and research for more than 40 years, and retired from teaching in 2007.
He is a consulting member of ACI Committee 544, Fiber-Reinforced Concrete, and Joint ACI-ASCE Committee 423, Prestressed Concrete; and member and former Chair of ACI Committee 549, Thin Reinforced Cementitious Products and Ferrocement. He is a former member of ACI Committees 363, High-Strength Concrete, and 440, Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement, and Joint ACI-ASCE Committees 343, Concrete Bridge Design, and 446, Fracture Mechanics of Concrete. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and Fellow of the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI). He has received several professional awards, including the ASCE T.Y. Lin Award twice (1980, 1993), the PCI Martin P. Korn Award twice (1979, 1986), Germany’s Alexander von Humboldt Award (1989), the PCI Distinguished Educator Award (2011), and the ACI Chester P. Siess Award for Excellence in Structural Research (2011). He has lectured at universities and symposia venues worldwide, including teaching short courses in Brazil, China, Colombia, Cuba, Italy, Mexico, Lebanon, Singapore, and Thailand.
His research interests include prestressed concrete, high-performance and ultra-high-performance fiber-reinforced cement composites, ferrocement, textile reinforced concrete, fiber-reinforced polymer reinforcements, and the integration-tailoring of advanced construction materials to improve structural performance. He has authored more than 350 technical publications, two textbooks (one on ferrocementand one on prestressed concrete), and co-edited 13 symposia proceedings.
Naaman received his MS and PhD in civil engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, in 1970 and 1972, respectively. He also received an Engineering Diploma from École Centrale in Paris, France, in 1964, and a specialty degree in reinforced and prestressed concrete from the Centre des Hautes Etudes de la Construction in Paris, France, in 1965.
Enrique Pasquel is President of Pasquel Consultores – Especialistas en Concreto, a consulting company focusing in concrete technology and special construction processes, and the Control Mix Express, a concrete quality control firm, both located in Lima, Peru.
From 1975 to 1981, he was a Researcher and Manager at the Seismic Structures and Testing Materials Laboratories in the Engineering Department of the Universidad Católica del Perú. He has been Professor of Concrete Technology at the Universidad Católica del Perú and the Universidad Privada de Ciencias Aplicadas in Lima, Peru, since 1995. Pasquel worked for more than
35 years as a researcher, contractor, or consultant in major concrete projects, including buildings, nuclear plants, irrigation systems, airports, bridges, harbors, repairs, and restorations in Peru. From 1997 to 2011, he was the R&D Manager of UNICON, Peru’s largest ready mixed concrete company.
An ACI member since 1993, he served as President of the ACI Peru Chapter from 2001 to 2005 and became an ACI Fellow in 2006. He received the Henry C. Turner Medal in 2006 and the Chapter Activities Award in 2007. Pasquel is a member of ACI Subcommittees 318-L, International Liaison, and 318-S, Spanish Translation Task Group, the ACI Chapter Activities Committee, the ACI Fellows Nomination Committee, and the ACI Publications Committee. He has been active in ASTM International, where he serves as a member on several ASTM technical committees and is a Certified Instructor for ASTM courses in Latin America. He has written a book on concrete technology basics and published several papers on concrete durability on severe environments, shotcrete for mining applications, volumetric changes and cracking,concrete admixtures, high-performance concrete, and behavior of concrete at high altitudes.
Pasquel received his degree in civil engineering from the Universidad Católica del Perú in 1974 and training in concrete research at Delft University of Technology, Delft, the Netherlands, in 1980.
William R. Tolley
Prior to retiring in 2010, William R. Tolley served as ACI’s Executive Vice President (EVP), President of the ACI Foundation, and the Foundation’s Strategic Development Council (SDC). He also served as President of Creative Association Management (CAM), a subsidiary of ACI that provides management and other services to concrete and construction-related associations.
As EVP, he was instrumental in strengthening ACI’s financial health, expanding member benefits, reorganizing ACI’s conventions and educational programs, and restructuring the ACI Foundation and its Student and Strategic Development Councils.
During his 35-year career with ACI, he served as Senior Managing Director, Director of Administrative Services, and Chief Financial Officer. He served on the ACI Board of Direction, Executive Committee, Financial Advisory Committee, Chapter Activities Committee, and International Committee.
Tolley was instrumental in expanding ACI international presence by organizing and conducting international conferences and seminars. He developed relationships with international concrete-related societies and established International Partnerships, expanding cooperative efforts worldwide.
He received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Walsh College, Troy, MI, in 1973. Tolley received the Henry L. Kennedy Award in 1991 for “outstanding leadership in strengthening and expanding chapter activities, and professional administration of the Institute’s budgets and finances.” He was elected Fellow of the Institute in 1994. In 2006, he was named one of the 10 most influential people in the concrete industry by Concrete Construction magazine and in 2011 was named CEO Emeritus by the Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives (CESSE).
Tolley served as Treasurer, Board member, and Chair of the Finance and Administrative Committee of CESSE. He was active in the American Society for Association Executives (ASAE) and is an ASAE Certified Association Executive. He served as Chair of the Concrete and Masonry Related Associations (CAMRA) and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan Customer Advisory Council.