Young, Roderick Bearce

BASc, PEng 
1913 Civil 
Inducted: 1987 

Roderick Bearce Young led the way in concrete research and design, with the bulk of his career served in studying concrete. He was Assistant Director for Ontario Hydro Research (Concrete Design) and was a world leader in quality concrete.

Young’s works, notably in setting the standards for Canadian concrete construction, earned him the ASTM Award of Merit in 1953 and the ACI Turner Award.

He served as President and Director of ACI for a time and was the Chairman of the Standards Committee.