About the Author

    Dr. John Schemmel is the Director for the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program in the Department of Engineering Technology at Texas State University. John also serves as Associate Chair of the department. Dr. Schemmel received his Ph.D. from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC in 1989, his MS from Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA in 1984 and his BSCE from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI in 1982. Dr. Schemmel has served on the civil engineering faculty at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, and Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN prior to joining the faculty at Texas State. John was the founder and co-owner of eTEC LLC until its purchase by ASTM in 2012. John is a member of several ACI and ASTM committees and is very active in technician certification. He is currently the Chair of ACI S805 and C601-G and has served on both EAC and CPC. Dr. Schemmel is a Fellow of the American Concrete Institute and recipient of the ACI Certification Award. John is also the Chair of ASTM C09.47 and C09.93 and serves on the C09 Executive Committee. Dr. Schemmel is a licensed Professional Engineer in Arkansas.