Professor Gaurav Sant has been recently nominated as one of two 2017 Gustavo Colonnetti Medalists awarded by the Reunion Internationale des Laboratoires et Experts des Materiaux, Systemes de Construction et Ouvrages (RILEM). This highly selective distinction is awarded to two researchers of less than 35 years of age, who have made outstanding scientific contributions to the field of construction materials and structures. He will delivering the award lecture at the RILEM Spring Meeting on March 29th, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. Congratulations!

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Founded in 1947, RILEM seeks to advance scientific knowledge related to construction materials, systems and structures and to encourage transfer and application of this knowledge world-wide. This mission is achieved through collaboration of leading experts in construction practice and science including academics, researchers, testing laboratories and authorities. The three main goals of RILEM are: to promote sustainable and safe construction, and improved performance and cost benefit for society; to stimulate new directions of research and its applications, promoting excellence in construction; to favour and promote cooperation at international scale by general access to advanced knowledge.

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