ASTM International Honors Nicholas Lang with Top Annual Award

ASTM International presented its top annual award – the Award of Merit – to Nicholas Lang for his contributions to ASTM’s committee on manufactured masonry units (C15).

The prestigious award, which includes the accompanying title of fellow, is ASTM’s highest recognition for distinguished service and outstanding participation in ASTM International committee activities. Lang was recognized for his exceptional engineering background, commitment to quality of masonry products, and his ability to bring together diverse points of view to create solutions.

An ASTM International member since 2006, Lang had been previously honored by the committee with the Alan H. Yorkdale Memorial Award (2011), the James A. Thomas President’s Leadership Award (2011), a Certificate of Appreciation (2018) and an Award of Appreciation (2019).

Lang works as vice president of business development at the National Concrete Masonry Association in Virginia, a position he held since 2017. He has worked for NCMA in various positions since 2006. The association focuses its efforts on research, production, and marketing of concrete masonry and other manufactured concrete product building systems. Prior to this, he graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2002 with a bachelor of science in materials science and engineering.

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June 29, 2022