Civil engineering student given $20K for precast, pre-stressed concrete research
New Mexico State University (NMSU) civil engineering student Andrew Giesler’s tuition might be a little easier now with his $20,000 award from the Daniel P. Jenny Research Fellowship program.
The fellowship to further his research testing precast, pre-stressed concrete was awarded through the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute. It is effective in Spring 2013, when Giesler, currently a senior, begins his work as a graduate student.
Giesler and Brad Weldon, a civil engineering instructor, will conduct large-scale testing on beams made from ultra-high performance concrete, a mixture produced at NMSU, from local materials, according to an Oct. 1 report in the Las Cruces (New Mexico) Sun-News.
MORE FROM eRoadPro Newsletter
- Sydney uses water curtains to alert drivers to stop (VIDEO)823 Views
- Obama signs memorandum to expedite infrastructure projects586 Views
- Florida’s Red Light Camera Game: G R E E N orange R E D347 Views
- Acceptance of connected vehicles depends on cost, LaHood says259 Views
- Cities rethink transportation due to drop in young drivers247 Views