Gideon van Zijl

Gideon van Zijl, graduate from Stellenbosch University and TU Delft, is Distinguished Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Stellenbosch University, South Africa, Fellow of the South African Institute of Civil Engineering and the South African Academy of Engineering. Gideon was Chair of RILEM TC 240-FDS Framework for durability design of fibre-reinforced strain-hardening cement-based composites, Co-chair of TC 208-HFC High performance fibre-reinforced cementitious composites Subcommittee Durability, and served in the RILEM Educational Committee. Proudest achievements are research students in FRC and related themes who have become professors or industry professionals on five continents.