The 2006 PCA Education Foundation Research Fellowship winners
The 2006 PCA Education Foundation Research Fellowship winners

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) Education Foundation awarded six graduate students with educational fellowships at the association's recent fall meeting in Chicago.

Recipients are listed by university, student, professor, and research title. The winners are:

  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Joe David Luck, Professor Stephen R. Workman, “Pervious Concrete for Solid/Liquid Separation and Waste Remediation”
  • University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Kevin Riederer, Professor Kenneth J. Elwood, “Assessment of Confinement Models for Reinforced Concrete Columns Subjected to Seismic Loading”
  • Iowa State University, Ames, John Kevern, Professors Kejin Wang and Vernon Schaefer, “Investigation into the Effect of Aggregate on the Freeze-Thaw Durability of Pervious Concrete”
  • North Carolina State University, Raleigh, Luis Mata, Professor Michael J. Leming, “Serviceability of Pervious Concrete Pavement”
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Jeremy Bough, Professor Tuncer B. Edil, “Use of Cement Kiln Dust for Reconstruction of Bituminous Roads”
  • University of Missouri, Columbia, Alexandra Wayllace, Professor William J. Likos, “Innovative Reuse of Cement Manufacturing Byproducts: Hydrologic Modeling of Artificial Soil as an Evapotranspirative Cover System”

Each fellowship, totaling $20,000 for university and study costs, is awarded to outstanding masters and doctoral students in the fields of engineering and physical sciences who focus on the area of concrete and cement. For more information, visit