Winners revealed of ACI Pervious Concrete Student Competition

The American Concrete Institute announces the winners of its 2015 ACI Pervious Concrete Student Competition. 

The competition took place at The Concrete Convention and Exposition in Denver, CO, USA.

The first, second, and third place in the Cylinder Performance, and Cementitious Efficiency categories each receive cash awards of $750, $500, and $250, respectively.
Teams were challenged to apply sustainability concepts and to use their knowledge of concrete mixture design by producing pervious concrete that balanced permeability and splitting tensile strength. Teams were additionally challenged to develop a mixture design that demonstrated cementitious efficiency; that is, maintaining the overall performance of the mixture with the lowest amount of cementitious material.
Cylinder Performance
1st Place
Ryerson University: Marzia A.C. Fada, Keikhosrow Tahmureszadeh
Faculty Advisor – Dr. Medhat Shehata
2nd Place
FES Aragon Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico: Balderas Rodrguez Miguel ngel, Badillo Daz, Daniel Jocsan, Snchez Ochoa Javier
Faculty Advisor – Jose Paulo Mejorada Mota
3rd Place
Universidad Autnoma Metropolitana – Unidad Azcapotzalco: Leiding Guadalupe Garca Gutiérrez, Juan Carlos Trejo Jurez, Luis Angel Quirino Flores, Abel Toledo Candia
Faculty Advisor – Dr. Francisco Gonzlez Daz
Cementitious Efficiency
1st Place
University of Puerto Rico – Mayagez: Silvia T. Esteves, Wilfredo X. Guilloty Rivera, Ninoshka Y Crespo Roman, Cristian O. Soto Torres, Maribel A. Turner Ros
Faculty Advisor – Arsenio Cceres
2nd Place
University of Puerto Rico – Mayagez: Andrés Matos Ortiz, Karimar Rodrguez Serrano, Nahima Z. Ortiz Ayala, Gabriel A. Daz Ros, Yasser E. Ortiz Rodrguez
Faculty Advisor – Arsenio Cceres
3rd Place
Valparaiso University: Atolo Tuinukuafe, Trent Schreiber, Benjamin Oelschlaeger, Edward Breitzke
Faculty Advisor – Jacob Henschen
For more information on ACI’s Student Competitions, please visit

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