The PCA Education Foundation selected two graduate students with educational fellowships at the association’s recent spring meeting in Chicago. The 2011 recipients are (listed by university, student, professor, research title):
- University of New Brunswick, Fredericton; Ashlee Hossack; Professor: Michael D.A. Thomas; Equivalent Performance and Sulfate Resistance with Portland Limestone Cement (PLC)
- Oregon State University, Corvallis, Ore.; Tengfei Fu; Professor: Jason H. Ideker; Development of Shrinkage Limits and Testing Protocols for High Performance Concrete
The PCA Education Foundation Research Fellowship identifies and rewards outstanding masters and doctoral students in the fields of engineering and physical sciences who are studying areas that advance the science and technology of cement and concrete. PCA’s Education Foundation presents the students with $20,000 each for university and study costs.