ACI Foundation Announces ACI 2020 Award Recipients

ACI 2020 Award Recipients - ACI logoThe ACI Foundation is pleased to announce its ACI 2020 award recipients.

Frank J. Vecchio

Frank J. Vecchio (University of Toronto) receives the Arthur J. Boase Award for outstanding contributions made in the field of structural concrete and also in recognition of work leading to the advancement of concrete modeling procedures and their application within nonlinear analysis software.

John W. Wallace

John W. Wallace(University of California Los Angeles) receives the Arthur J. Boase Award for outstanding contributions to earthquake-resistant design of tall reinforced concrete buildings that utilize shear walls as the primary lateral force resisting elements and also his commitment to educating young structural engineers.

Kamal H. Khayat

Kamal H. Khayat (Missouri University of Science & Technology) receives the Robert E. Philleo Award for outstanding contributions to research, teaching, innovation, and also leadership targeting the advancement of high-performance concrete with adapted rheology and self-consolidating concrete (SCC), and the relentless pursuit of knowledge transfer regarding the science, performance, design, and testing standards of SCC.

More information about the awards, including nomination information, is also available at

About The ACI Foundation

The ACI Foundation began in 1989. Its purpose is to promote progress, innovation, and also collaboration. It is owned and also operated as a non-profit subsidiary of the American Concrete Institute. Three councils make up the ACI Foundation; the Strategic Development Council, committed to resolving the issues of new technology acceptance within the concrete industry; the Concrete Research Council, which both funds and assists in the research of new concrete technologies; and the Scholarship Council which facilitates both student fellowships and scholarships.

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