Section Editors

Section Board for 'Construction and Building Materials' (33)

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Prof. Dr. Eddie Koenders
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Section Editor-in-Chief
TU Darmstadt, Germany
Interests: multiscale modeling; modeling hydration and transport; sustainable binders; thermal energy storage; ultralight foams
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Prof. Zbyšek Pavlík
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Department of Materials Engineering and Chemistry, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, Thákurova 7, 166 29 Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: construction materials; building physics; materials testing; materials processing
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Dr. Didier Snoeck
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Magnel-Vandepitte Laboratory for Structural Engineering and Building Materials, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Interests: self-healing cementitious materials; superabsorbent polymers in cementitious materials
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Prof. Dr. Sukhoon Pyo
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Department of Urban and Environmental Engineering, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), Ulsan 44919, Korea
Interests: ultra high performance concrete; sound-absorbable high performance concrete; railway; composites; sustainable construction materials
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Dr. Dolores Eliche Quesada
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Department of Chemical, Environmental, and Materials Engineering, University of Jaen, Campus Las Lagunillas, s/n, 23071 Jaén, Spain
Interests: Ceramic materials; waste; recycling; sustainability
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Prof. Jean-Marc Tulliani
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Department of Applied Science and Technology, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Interests: development of advanced materials for the construction sector (self-healing and self‐sensing concretes, as well as alkali‐activated materials); physical, microstructural, and mechanical characterization of materials; materials aging and decay
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Prof. Dr. Moncef L. Nehdi
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Western University, London, N6A5B9 ON, Canada
Interests: cement and concrete technology; durability and repair of concrete infrastructure; structural behaviour of special concretes; modeling the behaviour of cement-based materials; recycling industrial and mining by-products in construction applications
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Prof. Dr. Jun Zhang
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Department of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
Interests: Cementitious composite; Fracture of cement based materials; Short fiber reinforced composites
Dr. Michele Dondi
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Institute of Science and Technology for Ceramics, CNR-ISTEC, Faenza, Italy
Interests: ceramic decoration; clay technology; refractories; silicate ceramics; waste recycling
Prof. Dr. Francesco Canestrari
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Department of Civil and Building Engineering and Architecture, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Via Brecce Bianche, 60131 Ancona, Italy
Interests: Rheology of asphalt binders; performance-based characterization of asphalt mixtures; design and maintenance of asphalt pavements; sustainable and innovative materials for road pavements
Dr. Francesca Ceroni
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Engineering Department, Parthenope University of Naples, Naples, Italy
Interests: FRP materials, masonry, bond, heritage buildings
Dr. Giovanni Polacco
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Department of Civil and Industrial Engineering, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Interests: bitumen rheology, polymer modified bitumens, energetic polymers, polymer nanocomposites
Prof. Dr. Pedro Garcés
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Department of Civil Engineering, University of Alicante, Carretera San Vicente, s/n., 03690 Alicante, Spain
Interests: characterization and durability of construction materials; metallic corrosion in construction; reinforcement rorrosion; polymeric inhibitors of corrosion; construction sustainability; conductive cement-based multifunctional materials
Prof. Dr. Marco Corradi
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Department of Mechanical & Construction Engineering, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Interests: masonry; earthquake engineering; conservation engineering; timber structures; composite materials; sustainability in construction
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Prof. Dr. Jacek Tejchman
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Department of Buildings Structures and Material Engineering, Gdańsk University of Technology, Gdansk, Poland
Interests: building materials, concrete mechanics, soil mechanics, mechanics of bulk solids, shell buckling.
Prof. Sérgio Manuel Rodrigues Lopes
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Centre for Mechanical Engineering, Materials and Processes, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Coimbra, 3030-788 Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: behavior of structural concrete; high strength structures; non metalic reinforcement; noncementitious concretes; composite timber–concrete structures
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Prof. Gabriele Milani
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Dep. of Architecture Built environment and Construction engineering ABC, Technical University of Milan, Piazza Leonardo da Vinci 32, 20133 Milan, Italy
Interests: materials and structures, masonry, rubber, vulcanization process, construction and building materials, Textile Reinforced Mortars TRM, FRP composites, polymers
Prof. Dr. Paolo Foraboschi
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Dipartimento di Culture del Progetto, Università IUAV di Venezia–Dorsoduro 2206, 30123 Venezia, Italy
Interests: structural engineering; structural mechanics; structural design
Prof. Youngsoo Richard Kim
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Department of Civil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering North Carolina State University
Interests: performance characterization of asphalt materials and pavements, mechanistic modeling of asphalt materials and pavements, asphalt pavement design and rehabilitation, pavement preservation, nondestructive evaluation of pavements
Dr. Andrijana Sever Škapin
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Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering institute, Dimičeva 12, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Interests: building materials, nanomaterials, consolidation, photocatalysis, cultural heritage, durability, indoor air quality, microstructure
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Prof. Dr. Carlos Chastre
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CERIS and Department of Civil Engineering, FCT, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal
Interests: materials and structures; FRP composites; precast concrete; recycled materials; conservation and strengthening of concrete and stone masonry structures; NDT tests
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Prof. Vit Smilauer
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Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Department of Mechanics
Interests: micromechanics; multiscale modeling; coupled problems; numerical methods; silicate-based construction materials
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Prof. Alexandra Bertron
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Civil Engineering at LMDC, Université de Toulouse, UPS, INSA Toulouse, 135 avenue de Rangueil 31077 Toulouse Cedex 4
Interests: building materials, cementitious materials, durability, chemical attacks, microorganisms, biodeterioration, indoor air quality, microbial proliferation, photocatalysis
Dr. Florian Mittermayr
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Institute of Technology and Testing of Building Materials, Graz University of Technology, Inffeldgasse 24, A-8010 Graz, Austria
Interests: concrete durability; microstructure; chemical attack; bio-deterioration of cementitious materials
Dr. D. A. (Dessi) Koleva
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Department Materials, Mechanics, Management & Design (3Md), Section Materials & Environment at the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences (CiTG), Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Interests: electrochemistry in civil engineering; corrosion and cathodic protection for infrastructure; cement-based materials; nano-materials and self-healing; wastes utilisation for corrosion control
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Dr. Silvina Cerveny
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Centro de Fisica de Materiales (CSIC, UPV/EHU), Paseo Manuel de Lardizabal 5 (20018), San Sebastian, Spain
Interests: dynamics of water, polymers and biopolymers; nanomaterials; cementitious materials; characterizations (mechanical properties, FTIR, DSC)
Dr. Neven Ukrainczyk
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Senior Scientist, Institute of Construction and Building Materials, TU Darmstadt Franziska-Braun-Strasse 3, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany
Interests: sustainable construction and building materials; durability; reactive transport in porous materials; reaction thermodynamics and kinetics of materials; computational analysis; mathematical modeling; functional materials properties
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Dr. Mercedes Sánchez Moreno
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Department Inorganic Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Córdoba, Edificio Marie Curie (C3), Campus de Rabanales, 14071, Córdoba, Spain
Interests: surface treatments; corrosion; durability; concrete monitoring; repair methods; electrochemical methods
Dr. Jorge S. Dolado
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Head of the Ceramic and Cementitious Materials Group, Materials Physics Center, CSIC-UPV/EHU, c/ Manuel de Lardizabal 5, Donostia, Spain
Interests: multi-scale modelling; ceramic and cementitious materials; nanophysics; green chemistry; sustainability; energy storage
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Dr. Bahman Ghiassi
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Centre for Structural Engineering and informatics, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
Interests: durability and mechanics of construction materials and structures; experimental testing and computational modeling and destructive and nondestructive test methods; evaluation of the mechanical properties and durability of textile reinforced mortars and concrete and development of novel constitutive laws for simulation of the nonlinear response of these composites
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Prof. Qing-feng Liu
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School of Naval Architecture, Ocean & Civil Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University 800 Dongchuan Road Shanghai, 200240 P. R. China
Interests: Concrete Durability; Civil Engineering Materials; Structural Engineering; Concrete and Cementitious Materials; Computational Materials Science; Transport in Porous Media; Multi-species Transport; Deterioration Mechanism of Concrete; Electrochemical Rehabilitation/Protection; Chloride; Carbonation; Alkali Aggregate Reaction; Microstructure of Concrete; Modelling; Numerical Simulation; Finite Element Analysis; Sustainable Construction Materials; Recycled Aggregate Concrete
Prof. Dr. Huisu Chen
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Vice Director of Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Construction Materials,School of Materials Science & Engineering, Southeast University, JiangNing District, Nanjing 211189, China
Interests: cementitious composites, non-spherical particle packing, statistical characterization of microstructure, percolation, transport, magnesia cements, self-healing modeling
Prof. Antonio Caggiano
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1. Technische Universität Darmstadt; Institut für Werkstoffe im Bauwesen; Franziska-Braun-Straße 3; 64287 Darmstadt; Germany
2. University of Buenos Aires, Viamonte 430, C1053 CABA, Argentina
Interests: sustainability in construction and building materialsl recycling; smart materials; smart buildings; energy-saving; green buildings; eco-friendly materialsl nearly zero-energy buildings; energy efficiency; energy storage; phase change materials; renewable energy resourcesl zero CO2 emissions; CO2 storage in materials; modelling; multiscale; multiphysics; micro- and meso-scale
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