Workshop on the USE of FLY ASH and
other COAL COMBUSTION PRODUCTS in CONCRETE and CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS
April 2-3, 2001, Holiday Inn – City Centre, Milwaukee, WI
program is scheduled to include the following speakers:
W. Brush, P. E. Vice President, Wisconsin Concrete Pavement Association,
Gibbons, Director of Technical Services, Central Ready Mixed, L. P., Milwaukee,
Mr. Gibbons has over 20 years experience in concrete industry. Prior to joining the Central Ready Mixed, he worked as a Director of Technical Services for admixture companies. He is a past member of ACI Committee 201, Durability of Concrete, and ACI 362, Concrete Parking Structures.
J. Ladwig, P. G., Hydrogeologist/Manager, Electric Power Research Institute,
Palo Alto, CA.
Mr. Ladwig has worked for over 20 years on coal and coal combustion products related research issues. He currently directs EPRI’s research program on environmental aspects of combustion products management and use. Prior to joining EPRI, he worked on coal ash management for Wisconsin Electric, and directed research on acid mine drainage control for the US Bureau of Mines in Pittsburgh. He has co-authored more than 30 publications.
N. Kraus, Assistant Director, UWM Center for By-Products Utilization, Milwaukee,
Mr. Kraus has worked at the UWM-CBU for the past seven years. He has directed research on numerous projects on the use of by-products (coal ash, wood ash, used foundry sand and slag, pulp and paper mill residuals, etc.) in CLSM, concrete, and cast-concrete products. Prior to joining UWM-CBU he worked for over ten years for a consulting engineering company in Chicago.
R. Naik, Ph. D., P. E., Director, UWM Center for By-Products Utilization,
Dr. Naik has over 35 years of experience with cement, aggregates, and concrete. His contribution in teaching and research has been well recognized nationally and internationally. His research has resulted in over 250 technical reports and papers in ACI, ASCE, ASTM, etc. He is a member of ACI, ASCE, ASEE, ASTM, RILEM, SEM, NSPE, and WSPE. He is a member of many technical committees of ACI, ASCE, ASTM, and RILEM. He has served as a president of WI-ACI, WSPE, and other organizations.
James M. Parry, P. E., Supervisor,
Bureau of Highway Construction, Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Madison,
Mr. Parry has been with the Wisconsin DOT for over 18 years. He has worked as a research project engineer and pavement management engineer. In addition to his current position at the Central Office Laboratory, he also serves as the Wisconsin DOT’s Concrete Engineer for the state for issues related to troubleshooting, specification development, and technology development.
Bruce W. Ramme, P. E., Manager,
Combustion Products Utilization, Wisconsin Electric Power Company, Milwaukee,
Mr. Ramme has worked for approximately 20 years with WEPCO and is currently working towards the goal of 100% utilization of WEPCO’s coal combustion products. He is a member of ACI, ASCE, and other professional organizations. He is also chairman of ACI Committee 229, CLSM; and chairman of ACI 213B, By-Products Lightweight Aggregate, and a member of other technical committees of ACI. He is also a past president of the Wisconsin Chapter of ACI.
S. Tyson, P. E., Executive Director, American Coal Ash Association, Alexandria,
Sam Tyson joined ACAA in 1986 as its Director of Technical Services and became Executive Director 1993. He also serves as President of the ACAA Educational Foundation. Prior to joining ACAA he was a research engineer with the Virginia Transportation Research Council. He also worked for the US Army Corps of Engineers and a ready mixed concrete company. He has extensive laboratory and field experience about the use of fly ash in concrete.
Dr. Wu received his B. S. and M. S. degrees from the Tongji University, Shanghai, China. He also served on the faculty of the Tongji University as a Lecturer in Materials Science. In 1995 he joined the UWM Center for By-Products Utilization as a Visiting Scholar. Prior to joining the Parsons Transportation Group, he completed his Ph.D. degree at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee specializing in the use of coal ash in blended cements.