Institutional Support

These organizations provide an institutional support for the NICOM5 symposium.

  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, UWM
  • Northwestern University
  • The Center for Advanced Cement-Based Materials, ACBM
  • UWM Center for By-product Utilization, CBU
  • UWM Foundation
  • UWM Center for International Education, CIE
  • ACI 236D Nanotechnology of Concrete
The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is very active in nanotechnology research in construction; this work is coordinated by ACI subcommittee 236D "Nanotechnology of Concrete." Many engineers and scientists are actively involved in the work of ACI and TRB (Transportation Research Board of the National Academies) AFN15T- "Task Force on Nanotechnology-Based Concrete Materials." Additional financial support is expected from industrial sponsors and exhibitors represented by cement companies, manufacturers of chemical admixtures and nanomaterials, suppliers of scientific equipment.