Educators & Researchers

Explore this area to learn about the numerous resources and programs ACI offers Educators and Researchers.

Faculty Network

The Faculty Network is a committee for educators interested in ACI and the concrete industry. Members of the network serve as the formal conduit between ACI and university students and receive notifications of interest to educators and students. All faculty network members have free access to the Guides, Reports & TechNotes portion of the ACI Collection Online, and are eligible to receive a free desk copy of ACI 318 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete, ACI 562 Code Requirements for Evaluation, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures and CommentarySP-4 Formwork for Concrete, ACI 530 Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures and Companion CommentariesSP-17 Reinforced Concrete Design Handbook, and Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 4th Edition

Professors’ Workshop

The Professors’ Workshop is held at ACI World Headquarters in Farmington Hills, MI, every summer. The Professors' Workshop is designed to provide instructors in civil engineering, architecture, architectural engineering, materials science, and construction management programs the tools to engage students in the latest developments in concrete design, construction, and materials. Visit the Professors’ Workshop event page for more information and to register for the upcoming workshop.


ACI 318 PLUS provides users with convenient digital interactive access to ACI CODE-318-19 along with in-document access to related resources and enhanced digital search features through all code provisions and commentary. It is a valuable tool for professors and educators teaching with ACI 318 in the classroom. The platform allows professors and students to view and share digital notes and the additional resources within the platform.

ACI In Your Classroom

ACI has many resources to help you and your students engage ACI in your classroom.

ACI Foundation Research

The ACI Foundation's Concrete Research Council seeks to advance the concrete industry through the funding of concrete research projects that further the knowledge and sustainability of concrete materials, construction, and structures.

Special Student Prices

Special student prices are available for: ACI 318-19, SP-4 Formwork for Concrete, ACI 530 Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures, SP-17 Reinforced Concrete Design Handbook Student Edition, and Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 4th Edition.

International Concrete Abstracts Portal

The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.

Why ACI Membership

ACI members now have free access to all ACI University webinars and on-demand courses, plus unlimited access to the Institute’s 200+ practices (including all ACI guides and reports) and symposium volumes.

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Research Resources

The ACI Foundation's Concrete Research Council (CRC) provides resources for research on concrete topics.

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Concrete Research Network

The Concrete Research Network (CRN) is a forum that connects concrete industry entities – funders, researchers and users – for increased collaboration on research projects.

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