Anthony Bentivegna, a doctoral student in the structural engineering, mechanics, and materials program, has been recognized as an APT Victoria 2011 Student Scholar by the Association for Preservation Technology (APT). Anthony will present his paper "Extending the Service Life of Reinforced Concrete Structures Subjected to Alkali-Silica Reaction in British Columbia" at the APT Victoria 2011 Conference. His was one of 68 abstracts submitted, of which only 15 were selected.
As an APT Victoria 2011 Student Scholar, Anthony will choose a mentor from APT's College of Fellows who will advise him through presentation development and give support at the conference. He can also apply for a Martin Weaver scholarship which promotes the advancement of young professionals in the early stages of their careers in historic preservation.
Anthony is supervised by Dr. Kevin Folliard.