Service

Professional Organizations

Transportation Research Board (TRB) Committee Member

  • AFN20 Properties of Concrete
  • AFN40 Concrete Materials and Placement Techniques

American Concrete Institute (ACI) Committee Member

  • 130 Sustainability of Concrete
  • 237 Self-Consolidating Concrete (Voting Member)
  • 238 Workability of Fresh Concrete (Chair)
  • 238-A Student Workability (Competition) (Voting Member / Founding Chair)
  • 239 Ultra-High Performance Concrete
  • 544 Fiber-Reinfoced Concrete
  • 552 Cementitious Grouting (Voting Member)
  • 552-TG1 Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) (Voting Member)
  • 555 Concrete with Recycled Materials (Voting Member / Past-Secretary 2012-2017)
  • S801 Student Activities (Voting Member)
  • S803 Faculty Network

Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) Committee Member

  • Concrete Materials Technology Committee (Voting Member)
  • PCI Journal Advisory Committee (Consulting Member)

Professional Organizations

Serving as Board Member, ACI Nebraska Chapter (01/2016-present)

Serving as Faculty Advisor to University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chi Epsilon Chapter, Omaha Campus (09/2015-present)

Serving as Faculty Advisor to University of Nebraska-Lincoln Concrete Canoe Competition, Omaha Campus (09/2015-present)

Serving as Lead Initiator & Head Judge - ACI Mortar Workability Competition (2012-2016)

Serving in ACI Faculty Network (2012-present)

Served as ACI Texas State University Student Chapter Faculty Advisor (2012-2015)

Awards and Honors

College Achievement Awards for Excellence in Service, College of Science and Engineering, Texas State University (2015)

ACI Excellent University Award (Faculty Advisor, ACI Texas State University Student Chapter) (2012, 2013, 2014)

First Place – ACI Mortar Workability Student Competition (Faculty Advisor) (2014)

“Graduating Student Recognition of Campus Support Program”. Named by alumni from the School as one of the faculties that contributed significantly to their success and development: Tyrell Dillon (2013), Luzelva Estrada (2012), Braden Wallace (2012), Texas State University

“Student Veteran Appreciation of Campus Support Program”. Named by one veteran from the School as one of the faculties that contributed significantly to their success and development: Paul Skogen (2013), Texas State University

 

SERVICE GRANTS

Faculty Advisor, “Rising Star STEM Grant for Student Organizations (Texas State University ACI Student Chapter)”, Funding Agent: Texas State University LBJ Institute for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education & Research, (Funded through National Science Foundation Award Number 1431578: Texas State STEM Rising Stars), Amount: $400, 04/2015 – 08/2015.

 

Professional Reviews

Editor

  • ASCE Geotechnical Special Publications on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures: Innovative Technologies and Materials

Journal Paper Reviewer

  • American Concrete Institute (ACI) Material Journal
  • International Journal of Physical Sciences
  • Journal of ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
  • Journal of Advances in Civil Engineering Materials
  • Journal of ASTM International
  • Journal of Cement & Concrete Composites
  • Journal of Chemical Papers
  • Journal of Composite Materials
  • Journal of Computational Materials Science
  • Journal of Construction and Building Materials
  • Journal of Construction Education and Research
  • Journal of Hazard Materials
  • Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering
  • Journal of Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
  • Journal of Powder Technology
  • Journal of Resources, Conservation & Recycling
  • Journal of Sustainable Cement-Based Materials
  • Journal of Testing and Evaluation
  • Journal of Thermochimica Acta
  • Journal of Transportation Engineering
  • Journal of Transportation Research Record

Conference Committee:

  • Technical Organizing Committee, GeoChina 2016, July 25-27, 2016, Shandong, China
  • Scientific Committee, SCC 2016, May 15-18, 2016, Washington DC

Conference Paper Review:

  • Geohubei International Conference on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures: Innovative Technologies and Materials (Geohubei 2014)
  • Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting
  • International Symposium of Climatic Effects on Pavement and Geotechnical Infrastructure (ISCEPGI)
  • Fifth North American Conference on the Design and Use of Self-Consolidating Concrete (SCC 2013)
  • 2011 Mid-Continent Transportation Research Symposium
  • GeoShanghai International Conference (GeoShanghai 2010)

Book Review:

  • Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods, Peurifoy, Schexnayder, Shapira, and Schmitt, 8th edition, McGraw Hill