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“Excellent University” Award From the American Concrete Institute

The University of Balamand receives the “ACI Excellent University Award” for the year 2017 from the American Concrete Institute (ACI) through its Civil Engineering Department at the Faculty of Engineering. 

Only 25 universities worldwide received this award for the year 2017, including the University of Balamand. 

Dr. Najib Gergess, Chairperson of the Civil Engineering Department, indicated the importance of such award as it places the University of Balamand amongst top universities worldwide, and he praised the important role that faculty members and students are playing in the improvement of the academic work and the development of research in the university, especially Dr. Nariman Khalil (ACI-UOB Student Chapter Advisor) with her active role in ACI, and Dr. Hikmat Zerbe (Student Competitions Coordinator).    

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) founded in 1904 and headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA, is a leading authority and resource worldwide for the development and distribution of consensus-based standards, technical resources, educational programs, and proven expertise for individuals and organizations involved in concrete design, construction, and materials, who share a commitment to pursuing the best use of concrete. ACI has over 95 chapters, 110 student chapters, and nearly 20,000 members spanning over 120 countries.

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