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Prof. Carloni has been reappointed Chair of ACI 446 Committee (Fracture Mechanics of Concrete)

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has appointed Dr. Christian Carloni as Chair of joint ACI-ASCE 446 Committee. The mission of the Committee is to develop and report information on the application of fracture mechanics to concrete structures.  Dr. Carloni has served as Chair of ACI 446 for 3 years (2016-2019) and has been reappointed for another three-year term.

ACI 446 Committee has organized numerous symposia during the ACI Conventions. Currently, members of the Committee are working on a report that provides guidance on fracture testing of concrete. The Committee is working in collaboration with ASTM to translate the report into a standard.