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K-State Today

February 5, 2016

Hossain recognized for contributions to lightweight aggregate use

Submitted by Mary Rankin

Mustaque Hossain, professor of civil engineering, has been chosen by the directors of the Expanded Shale, Clay and Slate Institute to receive the 2016 Frank G. Erskine Award for his outstanding contributions to the use of lightweight aggregate.

The award will be presented May 11, at a banquet during the institute's mid-year meeting in Boulder, Colorado.

Hossain is the Munger professor of civil engineering at K-State and associate director of the Mid-America Transportation Center. His research focuses on highway materials, pavement design and performance evaluation, and nondestructive testing of pavements with a goal of advancing and preserving Kansas' and the nation's rural roads and highway infrastructure.