Prannoy Suraneni

Engineering Faculty Hosts Doctoral School on Supplementary Cementitious Materials and Information Day on a New Type of Cement

The University of Miami College of Engineering (UMCoE) collaborated with Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) – a leading research university in Lausanne, Switzerland, which specializes in natural sciences and engineering – to host two...

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...

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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