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AMERICAN CONCRETE INSTITUTE

(SINGAPORE CHAPTER)

Our Annual Concrete Project Competition

Project Competition (Summary & Poster) at ACI-ASConference 2019

 

 

 

Organizer


An annual conference “ACI-ASCONFERENCE 2019” will be organized by American Concrete Institute (Singapore Chapter), jointly with Temasek Polytechnic (TP)/School of Applied Science (ASC)/Centre for Urban Sustainability (CUS), at TP Auditorium 1 on Friday 8th November 2019 from 8.00am-5.30pm. The theme of this conference is “Sustainability For A better Tomorrow”.


 

Theme

 

The project competition, comprising summary and poster presentation, seeks to facilitate the development of urban solutions and sustainability.

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 (Summary and Poster) is free.


 

Rules and Regulations

 

  1. Entries submitted may be individual or group entries of not more than 6 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 Monday 30 September 2019, 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 18 October 2019.]

  1. Team member(s) of shortlisted entries are required to present their respective posters at ACI-ASConference 2019 (see poster template in Annex 2).
  2. The presentation by each participant/team should not be more than 5 minutes.  This duration shall be strictly adhered to, and the participant(s) are judged by their performance in presentation within the 5 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

    Project presentation (quality of presentation materials, written language,        
    spoken language, adherence to 5-min presentation, promptness/quality of answers, impact factor)

  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 poster presentations will be held during a session at ACI-ASConference 2019 on Friday 8 November 2019.
  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

 

*One representative from each winning team of the above awards will be invited to receive the prize.

[Note:
Each shortlisted participant/team who presents poster at ACI-ASConference 2019 will win a prize and receive ONE complimentary conference registration. However, any participant/team who is shortlisted but does not show up for poster presentation shall be disqualified.]

 

Annex 1: Official Template and Entry Form


Project Competition (Summary & Poster) at ACI-ASConference 2019
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 2019

Students’ Category

Gold Award:

Temasek Polytechnic – Aloysius Chua Jun Hao, Goh Jun De Elton, Ng Ziyuan

Silver Award:

Temasek Polytechnic – Ashlyn Chan Wan Wei

Bronze Award:

Singapore Polytechnic – Wong Yuen Han Marcus, Bazil Bin Akhbar Angullia, Jerald Ang Yu Liang

Merit Award:

Temasek Polytechnic – Bryan Foong Zhi Chuan

Commendation Award:

Temasek Polytechnic – Izzah Hazirah Bte Junin, Masayu Syafiqah Binte Masagoes Mohd Ali, Lua Wei Chong

Open Category

Gold Award:

Samwoh Innovation Centre Pte Ltd – Teo Yong Boon, Chai Kuet Sen, Tiah Guo Wei, Yong Chong Khen , Tay Yuan Tai

Silver Award:

Alliance Concrete Singapore Pte Ltd – Daneti Saradhi Babu
National University of Singapore – Li Wei

Bronze Award:

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

Merit Award:

Temasek Polytechnic – Esther Lim, Gladys Ang, Cheng Jialiang, Muhammad Fadzli B Sa'ad, Miao Huang

Commendation Award 1:

Temasek Polytechnic – Suhana Bte Saad, Hani Nadirah Bte Mokhri, Adam Ismail Bin Yaakop, Pang Jia Xi

Commendation Award 2:

Nanyang Technological University – Lu Bing