Prannoy Suraneni

Concrete vs. Salt: Mitigating the Chemical Deterioration of Roadways from Deicers

In areas prone to winter precipitation, the removal of snow and ice from roadways is crucial to maintaining the safety and efficiency of highway facilities and motorized vehicles. Highway maintenance organizations use large quantities of ice melting materials...

Environmental Engineering Student Receives International Concrete Repair Institute Southeast Florida Chapter Scholarship

Ben Halee ’20, an environmental engineering major, received the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) Southeast Florida Chapter Scholarship for his work and interest in concrete repair materials. The scholarship was awarded to encourage Halee’s...

Reassessing Cement: Choosing an Optimal Particle Size Distribution to Mitigate Shrinkage

Concrete – a mixture of cement, sand, stone and water that hardens to a stone-like mass – is the most common construction material in the world. When mixed, the water and cement undergo a chemical reaction – called hydration – that ‘glues’...
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