Tarranza and Sanchez Win Award at International Conference

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Tarranza and Sanchez Win Award at International ConferenceAtty. Tarranza (left) and Engr. Sanchez (center) receiving their award for Best Session Paper during the International Conference on Chemical, Civil and Environmental Engineering held in Singapore on Nov. 18-19, 2014.

Atty. Nathaniel C. Tarranza and Engr. Kristine D. Sanchez of the College of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, attended and presented a paper during the International Conference for Chemical, Civil and Environmental Engineering (CCEE’2014) held in Singapore on November 18-19, 2014.

The conference provided an international venue for presentation of research papers in the fields of chemical, civil and environmental engineering. Among the conference participants were nationals from Hungary, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Iran, Singapore, Korea, Thailand, and the Philippines. The paper entitled, “Reliability of Rebound Hammer Test in Concrete Compressive Strength Estimation,” co-authored and presented by Atty. Tarranza and Engr. Sanchez in the conference, won a “Session Best Paper” award.

Engr. Sanchez was an MSCE student of COE under the auspices of the ERDT scholarship program. During her master’s studies, she worked with Atty. Tarranza as her thesis adviser. The paper they presented in CCEE’2014 was a product of Engr. Sanchez’ master’s thesis. Engr. Sanchez joined the Institute as a faculty member of the department earlier in the year.

Tarranza and Sanchez Win Award at International ConferenceAtty. Tarranza and Engr. Sanchez attending the International Conference on Chemical, Civil and Environmental Engineering held in Singapore on Nov. 18-19, 2014.

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