Ramón L. Carrasquillo was awarded the Robert E. Philleo Award at the Fall 2015 American Concrete Institute’s (ACI) award ceremony in Denver, Colorado for his contributions through education, research, and consulting to the advancement of concrete technology. The Robert E. Philleo Award was established in 1992 and is given in recognition of a person or organization for outstanding research in the concrete materials field or for outstanding contributions to the advancement of concrete technology through application of the results of concrete materials research. It is given in memory of an Institute Past President and Honorary Member who was also the Chair of the ACI Foundation Concrete Materials Research Council, now the Concrete Research Council.
Ramón L. Carrasquillo, PhD, PE, was named a Fellow of ACI in 1993, and is currently Chair of the ACI Construction Liaison Committee and the International Conferences Committee. He is a member of ACI Committees 201, Durability of Concrete; 211, Proportioning Concrete Mixtures; 232, Fly Ash in Concrete; 233, Ground Slag in Concrete; 234, Silica Fume in Concrete; and 301, Specifications for Concrete. He is a licensed professional engineer in Texas and Puerto Rico.