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Concrete Industry Management Program Director Appointed Chair of ACI Committee

Mohamed Mahgoub, PhD, has been appointed to the chair position of the American Concrete Institute Committee 555, Concrete with Recycled Materials, for a three-year term.

Mohamed Mahgoub, PhD, assistant professor and Concrete Industry Management program director in the Department of Engineering Technology, has been appointed to the chair position of the American Concrete Institute Committee 555, Concrete with Recycled Materials, for a three-year term, which runs through the 2015 ACI Spring Convention. The ACI 555 is a technical committee organized in year 1985. Its mission is to develop and report information on recycled concrete and other recyclable materials in concrete.

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is a nonprofit technical and educational society organized in 1904 and is one of the world's leading authorities on concrete technology. ACI is a forum for the discussion of all matters related to concrete and the development of solutions to problems. The ACI is advancing concrete knowledge by conducting 125 seminars annually, managing 14 different certification programs, publishing hundreds of technical documents, and offering scholarships to students in the field.

Mahgoub has been involved with research in recycled concrete properties, jointly with the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.