New RILEM Pacific Regional Convenor

RILEM is delighted to announce that Professor Arnaud Castel from the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the University of Technology Sydney, will be the new RILEM Regional Convenor for the Pacific Region. Professor Castel is Chair of the RILEM Technical Committee 283-CAM (Chloride transport in alkali-activated materials) and the Technical Editor for our publication, Concrete in Australia.

Information concerning the RILEM activities within the Pacific Region or suggestions to further develop any activity in this region can be addressed to Professor Castel via

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Desi Corbett

Desi is the Editor of Concrete in Australia and at the helm of our magazine for eight years. She was behind the Institute's weekly news bulletins from 2016-2021 and is now writing our focused news items. Desi has been an engineering news and features journalist/editor across all disciplines since 2013 - part of a 30-year career writing for a wide range of industries.