Gonzalo San-Diez de Ulzurrun awarded with the ANCI 2020 Prize for PhD thesis
The PhD thesis completed by Dr. Gonzalo Sanz-Diez de Ulzurrun has been awarded with the prestigious ANCI Prize for the best PhD research in the field of civil engineering and construction. The Award Ceremony has been held in the Ministry of Public Works, Madrid. The thesis, entitled “Load carrying capacity of fiber-reinforced concrete beams under impact loads” and supervised by Prof. Carlos Zanuy, has dealt with the enhancement of the typically brittle impact behavior of reinforced concrete structures with the use of steel fiber reinforcement. The thesis is among the research lines on impact mechanics of structures carried out by the Structural Engineering Group of the School.