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AMERICAN CONCRETE INSTITUTE

(SINGAPORE CHAPTER)

Our Annual Concrete Project Competition

Annual Project Competition 2020

 

 

 

Organizer


An Annual Concrete Project Competition 2020 will be organized by American Concrete Institute (Singapore Chapter) and American Concrete Institute Singapore Student Chapter, on Saturday, 7th November ONLINE from 1400-1830 hours. The theme of this conference is “New concrete for Tomorrow”.


 

Theme

 

The project competition, comprising summary and PowerPoint presentation, seeks to facilitate the development of new concrete material, new performance about concrete. The project can be selected from any topics related to research, innovation and technology of concrete composites and building construction to improve the quality of living through designing and building environmentally sustainable and liveable cities, which include and not limited to: smart building materials; green concrete/composites; nano-materials; urban greenery and ecology; ready-mixed concrete; underground structures; floating structures; carbon footprint; low-energy building; land reclamation; waste recycling; water technologies; food sustainability; climate change; resilient infrastructure; 3D printing for construction.


Eligibility


This competition is open for two categories (see item 2 under Rules and Regulations below) who are interested in the innovation and application of high-quality materials, technologies, construction, as well as engineering practices to promote urban sustainability and productivity. A limit of one entry per participant/team has been fixed. Registration for Project Competition is free.

 

Rules and Regulations

 

  1. Entries submitted may be individual or group entries of not more than 5 members. Each participant/team is allowed to submit one entry only.
  2. There are two categories in this competition:

Students’ Category    – for Polytechnic, ITE and Junior College Students
Open Category           – for Students, Academics and Researchers from
                                      Universities and Practitioners from Industries

  1. Interested participants/teams are to submit completed project summary (see template in Annex 1) to email address below by Friday 2nd October 2020, 11:59PM (Singapore Time):

Subject:  Submission by “XXX” (“Participant’s Name”) to
Project Competition (Summary & Poster) at ACI-ASConference 2019

Email address:           admin@concrete.org.sg

  1. Each entry must be original and unpublished work of the participant/team, and shall not have been submitted for any other competitions.

[Note: All submissions will be reviewed, and five shortlisted entries from each category will be announced on 1st November 2020.]

  1. Team member(s) of shortlisted entries are required to present their respective project on line at porject competition 2020 on 7th Nov 2020. 1400-1830.
  2. The presentation by each participant/team should not be more than 15 minutes. This duration shall be strictly adhered to, and the participant(s) are judged by their performance in presentation within the 15 minutes.
  3. The question and answer (Q&A) session by the judging panel shall follow after the presentation.

 


Judging Criteria

  1. All entries shall be judged based on the following criteria:

    Project summary (written language, innovativeness, application....................................45%

    Project presentation (quality of presentation materials, written language,        
    spoken language, adherence to 15-min presentation, promptness/quality of answers, impact factor).................................................................................................................55%

  2. The decision of the panel of judges shall be final. The organizer and the judges are not obliged to provide any reasons or enter into any discussions or correspondence relating to these rules and regulations, the organization of the competition, or any of the judges’ decisions.

 

Results and Prizes


  1. The presentations will be held on 7th November 2020, 1400-1830 ONLINE
  1. The results will be announced at the final session of the conference. Five prizes in each category will be awarded* as follows:

 

Award

Students’ Category

Open Category

Gold

S$400

S$800

Silver

S$300

S$600

Bronze

S$150

S$300

Merit

S$100

S$200

Commendation

S$50

S$100

 

Note:

[Each shortlisted participant/team who presents project at annual Concrete Project Competition 2020 will win a prize. However, any participant/team who is shortlisted but does not show up for presentation shall be disqualified.]

 

Annex 1: Official Template and Entry Form


Project Competition (Summary) 2020
NAME OF PARTICIPANT(S) : ____________________________________________

Organization: ________________________________________________________
ADDRESS : ____________________________________________
____________________________________________
CONTACT TEL : _____________________________________ (Office)
____________________________________ (Mobile)
EMAIL ADDRESS : ____________________________________________
NATURE OF BUSINESS : ____________________________________________

Category: __________________________________________________


Project Summary
Each participant/team is required to prepare a project summary comprising the following sub-headings (Arial font – size 12; line spacing 1.0; MAXIMUM 5 pages inclusive of text AND attachments e.g. figures, tables, diagrams and photographs if any):
Project Title
Abstract (maximum 100 words)
Introduction
[Problem(s)/Issue(s) Arising, Solution(s), Key Challenge(s), Innovativeness, Application(s) must be stated]
Materials and Methods
Results and Discussion
Conclusions and Recommendations

 

Please click her to download the Entry Form.

Winner of Project Competition 2020

Students’ Category

 

Gold Award:

Temasek Polytechnic – Kenneth Chew Jun Kiat & Teo Ze Kai Darren

 

Silver Award:

Temasek Polytechnic – Ashlyn Chan Wan Wei &  Toh Yee Lei Angela

 

Bronze Award:

Singapore Polytechnic – Lee Anqi Anggie; Aye Aye Than; Eunice Lim Jia Ying; Lee Zhangyi Tytus

 

Merit Award:

Singapore Polytechnic – Gracia Oh Jing Yi;  Sumayyah Binte Md Shariff;  Liew Shi En Azelia;  Phyu Mon Kyaw

 

Open Category

 

Gold Award:

National University of Singapore – Lai Binglin & Prof J. Y. Richard Liew

 

Silver Award:

National University of Singapore – Dr Padmaja Krishnan & Gilbert Sebastiano

 

Bronze Award:

HDB-NTU-Witteveen+Bos and Robin Village Development Pte Ltd – Er. Dr. Johnny Wong Liang Heng;  Er. Teh Poh Suan;  Er. Chua Kok Seng; Er. Winston Toh Boo Thian; Dr. Lim Emiko;  Dr. Chew Jia Han;  Prof. Tan Kang Hai;  Mr Jordy Vos; Mr Michael Seah

 

Merit Award:

Admaterials technologies PTE. LTD - NHIEN DINH LE; CHIP KAI WEE;  KIRIPARAN S

 

Commendation Award:

Singapore Polytechnic – Dr Li Xiaodong, Dr Tao Nengfu, Handojo Djati Utomo