FALL 2018

ASPIRE is a quarterly magazine published by PCI in cooperation with the associations of the National Concrete Bridge Council. The editorial content focuses on the latest technology and key issues in the Concrete Bridge Industry.

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4 | ASPIRE Summer 2018 E D I T O R I A L CONCRETE CALENDAR 2018–2019 October 10–13, 2018 PCI Committee Days and Membership Conference Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel Rosemont, Ill. October 14–18, 2018 ACI Fall 2018 Convention and Exposition Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino Las Vegas, Nev. October 15, 2018 Deadline for submitting abstracts for the Second International Interactive Symposium on Ultra- High-Performance Concrete To be held June 2–5, 2019, at the Hilton Albany, Albany, N.Y. October 22–25, 2018 PCA Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures: The Course PCA Campus Skokie, Ill. October 24–26, 2018 PTI Level 1 & 2 Bonded PT Field Specialist Training and Certification Tallahassee, Fla. November 6–7, 2018 ASBI 29th Annual Convention Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel Rosemont, Ill. November 14–16, 2018 PTI Level 1 & 2 Bonded PT Field Specialist Training and Certification Austin, Tex. December 5–7, 2018 PTI Level 1 & 2 Bonded PT Field Specialist Training and Certification Seattle, Wash. December 31, 2018 Deadline for submitting PTI Project Awards for the 2019 PTI Convention To be held May 5–8, 2019, in Seattle, Wash. January 13–17, 2019 Transportation Research Board 98th Annual Meeting Walter E. Washington Convention Center Washington, D.C. January 18, 2019 Deadline for submitting abstracts for the 2019 International Accelerated Bridge Construction Conference To be held December 11–13, 2019, in Miami, Fla. January 21–25, 2019 World of Concrete 2019 Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas, Nev. February 26–March 2, 2019 PCI Convention Kentucky International Convention Center Louisville, Ky. March 24–28, 2019 ACI Spring 2019 Conference Quebec City Convention Centre and Hilton Quebec Quebec City, Canada April 8, 2019 ASBI Grouting Certification Training Course J.J Pickle Research Campus Austin, Tex. April 8–10, 2019 DBIA Design-Build for Transportation Conference Duke Energy Convention Center Cincinnati, Ohio June 2–5, 2019 Second International Interactive Symposium on Ultra-High- Performance Concrete Hilton Albany Albany, N.Y. June 10–13, 2019 International Bridge Conference Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center National Harbor, Md. For links to websites, email addresses, or telephone numbers for these events, go to and select the Events tab. Dr. Tess Ahlborn is a civil engineering professor at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Mich. Dr. Oguzhan Bayrak is a professor at the University of Texas at Austin. Bayrak was inducted into the university's Academy of Distinguished Teachers in 2014. Frederick Gottemoeller is an engineer and architect who specializes in the aesthetic aspects of bridges and highways. He is the author of Bridgescape, and was deputy administrator of the Maryland State Highway Administration. Silas Nichols is the principal geotechnical engineer for the Federal Highway Administration's Office of Infrastructure. He provides leadership and direction for the FHWA National Geotechnical Team through policy development, technical guidance development, and coordination with industry and professional groups. Dr. Andrea Schokker is dean of the College of Science and Engineering and professor of civil engineering at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Steve Seguirant is vice president and director of engineering at Concrete Technology Corporation in Olympia, Wash. He is a member of PCI's Technical Activities Council and Prestressed Concrete Piling Committee; a member of the American Concrete Institute's Committee 318, Structural Concrete Building Code; and past chair of ACI Subcommit- tee G, Precast and Prestressed Concrete. 4 | ASPIRE Fall 2018 CONTRIBUTING AUTHORS

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