Dr. Eric Jacques returned from a trip to Europe where he served as an international expert at the GRK 2250 Winter Workshop. The research training group GRK 2250 is focused on the development of mineral-bonded composites for enhanced structural impact safety. Organized by Prof. Viktor Mechtcherine, director of the TU Dresden Institute for Construction Materials, the workshop was held from February 6-8, 2019 in Špindlerův Mlýn, Czech Republic, where PhD students from the GRK cohort presented and discussed their research with experts, students, and faculty.