The importance of a circular economy in construction, and particular in cement and concrete, cannot be over-emphasised to ensure that concrete retains its position as the most widely used construction material.
Additive manufacturing, AI, automation, BIM, data management, optimisation or regulation related to concrete materials or concrete incorporating structures.
Cement-based materials, alternative binders, waste materials, recycled aggregate, environmentally adaptable materials, green composites, intelligent materials, selfhealing, self-sensing materials and materials suitable for additive manufacturing.
Sustainable renovation or repurposing of concrete structures, especially incorporating life cycle analysis and design for deconstruction, thermal comfort and near-zero energy buildings, carbon neutral concrete structures.
Structural analysis of various structural elements or structures, especially ones designed for deconstruction, that consist of or incorporate concrete.
Durability aspects of concrete in a variety of structures (including buildings, highway infrastructure, dams and energy harvesting structures) and harsh environments, maintenance and management of civil infrastructure and sustainable repair, rehabilitation, retrofitting and reuse.