The award recognises outstanding contributions to construction materials science by researchers younger than 35 years old
Dr. Franco Zunino, project leader of the Ultra-green concrete project, has been selected by the jury members of RILEM as the awardee of the 2023 Colonnetti medal, one of the highest recognitions in the field of construction materials science and technology.
Each year, RILEM assigns up to two Gustavo Colonnetti Medals to researchers under 35 years old who have performed high level scientific research in the field of construction materials and structures. For this medal, already being a member of the Association is not a requirement.
For the 2023 medals, the medal jury was composed by Prof. Enrico Sassoni (University of Bologna, Italy) as TAC Chair, Prof. Alexandra Bertron (INSA Toulouse, France) as Editor-in-Chief of RILEM Technical Letters, Prof. Josée Duchesne (Université Laval, Canada) and Prof. Daniel Oliveira (University of Minho, Portugal) as Experts appointed by TAC.
See the official RILEM press release here.