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ACI Nebraska – April Breakfast Meeting


Role of Workability and Rheology for Successful Concrete Performance
Featured Speaker: Dr. Jiong Hu, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, UNL

Peter Kiewit Institute, Room 158
1110 South 67th Street
Omaha, NE 68182

Make reservations by emailing Jereme at jmontgomery@stephensandsmith.com


Dr. Hu received his BSc in Construction Materials in 1996 and MSc in Materials in 1999
from Southeast University, China, and his PhD in Geotechnical and Materials Engineering
from Iowa State University in 2005. Dr. Hu is an experienced and energetic researcher and
educator. He has had over twenty years of experience in the professional practice of civil
engineering, and material science and engineering, particularly in the cementitious
materials area. Dr. Hu has served as a principal investigator for twenty-five projects, with a
total amount of over three million dollars funded. He has published over fifty peerreviewed
papers and technical reports, and is currently serving as an associate editor and
reviewer for more than twenty different international and national journals. Dr. Hu is an active member of
multiple committees in American Concrete Institute (ACI), Transportation Research Board (TRB), and
Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI). He is currently serving as chairman of ACI Committee 238
(Workability of Fresh Concrete) and is the past-secretary of ACI Committee 555 (Concrete with Recycled
Materials). His research interests include Eco-concrete, self-consolidation concrete (SCC), fresh concrete
properties and rheology of concrete, ultra-high-performance concrete (UHPC), concrete with recycled
materials, and concrete pavement.