Nick is the President of Concrete Research & Testing, LLC, which he founded in 1996. After graduating from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Geology in 1987, Nick began his career at Lankard Materials Laboratory in Columbus, Ohio. At LML, Nick worked as a laboratory technician and was trained as a concrete petrographer by Dr. David Lankard. During this time, Nick gained valuable experience in materials research and product development and worked extensively with refractory concrete.
Currently, Nick oversees all work at CRT and focuses on projects involving petrographic examinations of concrete and other portland cement based materials. See Nick’s CV below for more detailed information on his work experience.
American Concrete Institute (ACI) – Central Ohio Chapter
Board Member (2008 – Present)
Vice President (2011)
American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) – Committee C09
Subcommittees C09.20, C09.26, C09.65, C09.66
ASTM C457 Task Group – Chairman (2010 – 2011)
Subcommittee C09.65 (Petrography) – Secretary (2010 – 2011)
Society of Concrete Petrographers
President (2012 – 2015)
Vice President (2009 – 2011)
Treasurer (2007 – 2009)