The American Concrete Institute is pleased to recognize several professionals, groups and companies for their outstanding contributions and dedication to ACI and the concrete industry. The 2023 honorees include the induction of Honorary Members, ACI’s highest honor, which recognizes persons of eminence in the field of the Institute’s interest or one who has performed extraordinary meritorious service to the Institute. The following six individuals are inducted as Honorary Members:

  • Claude Bédard
  • Ramón L. Carrasquillo
  • David W. Johnston
  • Zongjin Li
  • Jack P. Moehle
  • Sharon L. Wood

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ACI is also pleased to recognize 15 individuals for maintaining their membership and participating in ACI activities for at least five decades. Additionally, ACI honors 20 new Fellows for their outstanding contributions to the production or use of concrete materials, products and structures in the areas of education, research, development, design, construction or management.

Awardees were recognized at the ACI Concrete Convention on April 2-6.

The following awards recognize exemplary achievement, groundbreaking research and service to ACI and the concrete industry.

Personal Awards

  • Henry L. Kennedy Award – Aimee Pergalsky
  • Strategic Advancement Award – Joe Hug
  • ACI Young Member Award for Professional Achievement – Robert J. Thomas
  • Walter P. Moore Jr. Faculty Achievement Award – Lisa E. Burris

Service Awards

  • ACI Certification Award – Amanda & Bryan Angelo, Alen Keri, Jonathan Kuell
  • Delmar L. Bloem Distinguished Service Award – Benjamin A. Graybeal, Adeola Adediran, Vicki L. Brown, James N. Cornell II
  • Chapter Activities Award – Carl L. Cunningham, Henry B. Prenger, Alejandra Valencia-Hernandez

ACI Foundation Awards

  • Arthur J. Boase Award – Santiago Pujol
  • Jean-Claude Roumain Innovation Award – Sean Monkman
  • Robert E. Philleo Award – David Trejo
  • Building The Future Award – Michael J. Paul

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