Gabriel Arce, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests:

  • Concrete
  • Engineered cementitious composites 
  • Ultra high-performance concrete
  • Supplementary cementitious materials
  • Concrete pavement/overlays
  • Construction 3D printing
  • Self-healing concrete


  • Ph.D. Engineering Science - Advanced Materials and Sustainability, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
  • M.S. Construction Management, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
  • B.S. Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA


  • Transportation Research Board (TRB):
    • Member, AKM50 Standing Committee on Advanced Concrete Materials and Characterization
  • American Concrete Institute (ACI):
    • Associate Member, ACI Committee 564 3-D Printing with Cementitious Materials
    • Associate Member, ACI Committee 236 Material Science
    • Associate Member, ACI Committee 239 Ultra-High Performance Concrete
  • Associate Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Member, Tau Beta Pi – The Engineering Honor Society


  • VTRC Horizon Award, 2022
  • Excellence in Review Award, Journal of Research on Engineering Structures and Materials, 2022
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 2021
  • Research Travel Award, Louisiana State University, 2019
  • Graduate Student Travel Award, Louisiana State University, 2015Cum Laude, University of New Orleans, 2013
  • Magnolia Transfer Scholarship, University of New Orleans, 2011
  • Research Design and Tools for Oral and Writing Expression Award”, ESPOL, 2009

Current Projects

Gabriel Arce, Ph.D.

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Last updated: June 11, 2024

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