CAST presents 2022 Science and Technology Week

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The College of Applied Science and Technology is proud to present the 2022 Science and Technology Week, celebrating advancements in science and technology and the hardworking, dedicated students and professionals who make those advancements possible.

Pranshoo Solanki and Haiyan Xie awarded Illinois Department of Transportation grant

Brendon Phillips, Russell Smallwood, Pranshoo Solanki, Harsh Chauhan, and Alex Roehm with core drill 2021

Dr. Pranshoo Solanki and Dr. Sally Xie, construction management professors were awarded a two-year, $250,000 grant for their study, “Influence of Field Curing Conditions on Strength of Concrete Test Specimens.” Concrete curing is defined as providing adequate temperature, moisture, and time to allow the concrete to achieve the desired strength and durability for its intended