JamesInstrumentPaperPastWinners

Past Winners of the ACI-James Instruments Student Award for Research on NDT of Concrete

 2016

 James Bittner/   Agustin Spalvier

 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ultrasonic Analysis Modifications for Imaging of Concrete Infrastructure
 2015

 Hajin Choi/Homin Song/   Quang Ngoc Vinh Tran

 University of Illinois
Investigation of Concrete Setting and Hardening using Leaky Rayleigh Wave Measurements
 2014  Ahmad Shahroodi
 University of Toronto
 Wenner Probe Surface Resistivity Technique as a Non-destructive Indicator for Durability Assessment of Concrete
2013 Jordan Nelson
University of Florida
Full-field Visualization for High Density Ultrasound Measurements
2012 Sam Na Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology A Technique for Improving the Damage Detection Ability of the Electro-Mechanical Impedance Method on Concrete Structures
2011 Xiaowei Dai The University of Texas at Austin Signal Amplification by Using Parabolic Reflector in Air-Coupled Impact-Echo Test
2010 Seong Hoon Kee The University of Texas at Austin Low Cost Piezo-Ceramic Sensors for Health Monitoring of Concrete Structures
2009 Taekeun Oh University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Investigation of Delamination in Concrete Using Air-Coupled Impact-Echo Method
2008 Kyle Hoegh University of Minnesota Core-Free Ultrasonic Technique for Evaluation of Concrete Pavements
2007 Jun Chen/Amal Jayapalan Georgia Institute of Technology Nonlinear Wave Modulation Spectroscopy Method for Ultra- Accelerated Assessment of ASR in Portland Cement Mortar
2006 Gonzalo Cetrangolo University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Inspection of Concrete Using Air-Coupled Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity Method
2005 Michael McGinnis Lehigh University Water-Induced Swelling Displacements in the Core-Drilling Method
2004 Gonzalo Gallo University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign The Use of Surface Waves to Evaluate the In-Place Strength of Concrete
2003 Alexander Gibson University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign A Lamb Wave Basis for Impact-Echo Method Analysis
2002 Jinying Zhu University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Non-Contact Detection of Surface Waves Using an Air-Coupled Sensor
2001 Monica Starnes Massachusetts Institute of Technology Quantitative Infrared Thermography for Quality Control of Concrete Structures Strengthened with FRP Composites

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