Thursday, May 9th, 2019
Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center
9751 Washingtonian Blvd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
4:30 pm Board Meeting
6:00 pm Social Hour
7:00 pm Dinner & Presentation
The state of the art in understanding, testing, predicting, and mitigating the
alkali-silica reaction (ASR) damage in concrete.
Dr. Farshad Rajabipour
Associate Professor of Civil Engineering
Associate Director of CIAMTIS – Region 3 UTC
The Pennsylvania State University
Dr. Rajabipour earned a B.Sc. degree from Sharif University of Technology and M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from Purdue University, all in Civil Engineering. He has 18 years of teaching and research experience in support of sustainable civil infrastructures that are safe, durable, reliable, cost effective, and environmentally positive. Specifically, he performs research on concrete durability and life extension, unconventional pozzolans, alternative and recycled cements, bridge preservation and asset management, and automated construction using additive manufacturing. He has authored over 100 papers and technical reports that have been cited more than 2,100 times to date. He is a fellow of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and an Associate Editor of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Journal of Materials. He is the recipient of the National Science Foundation’s CAREER award, ACI Wason Medal, and the Bryant Mather Award from the Transportation Research Board. At Penn State, and in addition to his faculty position, he is the Associate Director for USDOT’s Center for Integrated Asset Management of Multi-modal Transportation Infrastructure Systems (CIAMTIS).