PhD student, with Dr. Mukhopadhyay’s team in the Concrete Innovation Lab at the CIR, has received the American Coal Ash Association Educational Foundation (ACAAEF) scholarship. Pravin’s essay focused on linking pore solution chemistry of concrete with CCPs to ASR potential through machine learning as a performance-based approach. The scholarship award recipients were announced in a press release on July 6th. ACAA will be recognizing the scholarship winners on their website and in their magazine, Ash at Work.
The ACAA Educational Foundation is a financially self-sustaining, not-for-profit organization which promotes the understanding of coal combustion products (CCP) management and utilization through communications and outreach initiatives that are aimed at government and industry decision makers and the public.
Pravin Saraswatula was also recently Runner Up in the PhD student category for the 2020 Keese Wootan Transportation Fellowship by Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI). This fellowship was established to honor two long-time directors of the Institute, and recognizes and rewards TTI employees who are full-time or part-time graduate students at Texas A&M University.