TC9 Programme

Organised by ESIS TC9 “Concrete: innovation and prospective trends”

Tuesday, 21 July 2020


The ESIS Concrete Technical Committee (TC09) through this Virtual Summer School aims to create a day of sharing and discussion on recent developments and new frontiers relating to concrete. Renowned professors for their research work will share their experience on new materials, technologies, numerical modeling, trying to stimulate the curiosity and interest of young PhD students and researchers.

Timetable (Time zone is CEST) - ROOM: LINK

09.15 – 09.30: Welcome

L. Ferrara, Politecnico di Milano; G. Ferro, L. Restuccia, Politecnico di Torino

09:30 - 10:30: Biochar concrete/mortar: history, milestones, challenges and opportunities

Kua Harn Wei, National University of Singapore

10.30 - 11.30: Extrusion-based Digital Construction: Opportunities and Challenges

Viktor Mechtcherine, TU Dresden

11.30 - 11.45: Break

11.45 - 13.15: Multiscale testing and modelling of cement based materials

Erik Schlangen, TU Delft

13.15 - 14.30: Lunch Break

14.30 - 15.00: Foamed Concrete: properties, applications and development of a fascinating construction material

Devid Falliano, Politecnico di Torino

15.00 - 15.45: Cement rheology and processing: future of concrete casting

Shiho Kawashima, Columbia University

15.45 - 16.45: Concrete under nanoscope

Konstantin Sobolev, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

16.45 - 17.00: Break

17.00 - 17.45: Smart Cementitious Materials: New Functionalities and Nanotechnology

Maria S. Konsta-Gdoutos, Danoglidis Panagiotis, University of Texas Arlington

17.45 - 18.15: Advanced cement based composites: an asset for civil engineering to face the XXI century societal and economical challenges. The approach of the H2020 Project ReSHEALience

Liberato Ferrara, Politecnico di Milano

18.15 - 18.40: Final Exam