Outstanding Paper Awards at the 13th NAMC

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Dr. Patrick Dillon,  Chair of the 13th North American Masonry Conference (NAMC) Technical Committee presented the following NAMC Paper Award during the Awards Banquet on June 18, 2019 in Salt Lake City in 2019.

Outstanding Paper Award Recipients

  • “Finite Element Analysis of Hollow Concrete Block Masonry Walls” by Andrea C. Isfeld, Mark D. Hagel, and Nigel G. Shrive
  • “Shake-Table Tests on a URM Building with Chimneys” by Francesco Graziotti, Stylianos Kallioras, and António A. Correia
  • “Shake-Table Testing of a Small-Scale Five-Story Confined Masonry Building” by Sergio M. Alcocer and Nina Casas

Honorable Mention

  • “Cyclic In-Plane Testing of Simulated Australian Historical Perforated URM Walls” by Milon K. Howlader, Mark J. Masia, and Michael C. Griffith
  •  “Evaluation of Macro Models for Masonry-Infilled Reinforced Concrete Frames” by Rajdeep Ghosh and Manish Kumar
  • “Seismic Resistance Mechanisms in Partially Grouted Shear Walls with New Design Details” by Arturo E. Schultz and Catherine A. Johnson
  • “Strengthened Thin Clay Masonry Infills: In-Plane and Out-of-Plane Experimental Tests” by Massimiliano Minotto, Nicolò Verlato, Marco Donà, Elisa Saler, Francesca da Porto

In addition, the following awards were presented:

  • Outstanding Reviewer Award – Gregg Borchelt
  • Technical Committee Appreciation Award – Hillary Ann Dillon