Structural Engineers Association of New York

CIB Educational Lunch Seminar: Overview of Factors Influencing Concrete Modulus of Elasticity (MOE)

10 Oct 2019 12:00 PM | Anonymous


Educational Lunch Seminar

October 10, 2019 | 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Speaker: Van Bui, PhD, FACI - Senior Scientist at BASF Corporation

Topic: Overview of Factors Influencing Concrete Modulus of Elasticity (MOE)

Location: CLUB 101 - 101 Park Avenue (Between 40th & 41st Street)

Date:  October 10, 2019

Time: 12 pm - 2 pm

Tickets: $75 Members | $85 Non-Member | $200 Seminar Sponsor



Van Bui, PhD at University of Wollongong, Australia and Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, has been working as Senior Scientist at BASF Corporation since 2005.

He has experience of over 35 years in concrete, concrete material and admixture technologies, served as Quality Assurance Manager, Project Manager, Researcher and Engineer/Consultant in both industrial firms and research institutions in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific region.

Van Bui is a renowned expert on concrete mixture optimization and effectively helped hundred customers in ready mixed and precast/prestressed concrete industry in gaining and implementing successfully a number of projects, including some high-profile projects such as New World Trade Center in New York, residential super-high rise building at 432 Park Avenue, New York city, Trump Tower in Chicago and Underwater SCC for casino structure in Mississippi, Architectural Concrete at Cathedral of Chris the Light, Sacramento City Hall, Stanford University Recreation Center, etc.

He is an Internationally renowned expert with 25-year-plus experience in technologies of Self-Consolidating Concrete (SCC), High-Performance Sustainable Concrete and Fiber-Reinforced Concrete.

Van Bui is also a Fellow of ACI (FACI) and member of several technical committees of American Concrete Institute, ASTM and RILEM, author/co-author of over 50 papers and technical documents and Invited Speaker for Seminar/Short Course at Universities.  He has organized and served as Session Chair for International conferences such as 1st North American Conference on SCC, 1st RILEM Internal Seminar on SCC, ACI Sessions “Concrete Modulus of Elasticity - How High is High” and “Optimizing Workability of Fiber-Reinforced Concrete”; Author of ACI University On-Line on Performance of SCC for Iconic Structures in North America and ASTM C 1712 - Rapid Assessment for SCC Stability, etc. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Microstructure and Macrostructure
  • Materials and Mixture Compositions
  • Rheology and Workability
  • Others:  Mixing, Placement, Consolidation, Curing and Testing Procedures

Professional Development Hours (1.0 PDH accredited)             

CASH BAR

Reservation deadline: 10/8/19

Reservations not cancelled by 10/8/19 will be billed.

$75 Members | $85 Nonmembers | $200 (to sponsor educational seminar (seat not included)    

If paying by check, please mail to:  Concrete Industry Board, PO Box 638, Ringoes, NJ  08551-0638   

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