ARC RESEARCH HUB FOR NANOSCIENCE BASED CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL MANUFACTURING (ZEOBOND - ARC FUNDS)
Grant number: IH150100006 | Funding period: 2016 - 2021
This research hub aims to develop novel construction materials including binders, cement additives, high-performance concrete materials, concrete structural systems, polymer composites, and pavement materials. The multi-disciplinary hub provides a centralised platform to transform the construction materials industry into an advanced manufacturing sector delivering sustainable and resilient infrastructure assets. The hub intends to develop nanotechnology, cement chemistry, concrete technology and extreme engineering solutions; and to train the next generation of skilled workers, re-positioning Australian industry competitiveness and global market leadership to capture international infrastruc..View full description
Related publications (6)
Constructing a novel nano-TiO2/Epoxy resin composite and its application in alkali-activated slag/fly ash pastes
Jie Ren, Si-Yao Guo, Tie-Jun Zhao, Ji-Zhou Chen, Rackel San Nicolas, Lihai Zhang
A novel in-situ synthetic method is developed for fabrication of inorganic-organic hybrid structured TiO2/Epoxy resin composite wi..
Detecting structural damage to bridge girders using radar interferometry and computational modelling
Maizuar Maizuar, Lihai Zhang, Saeed Miramini, Priyan Mendis, Russell G Thompson
The process for assessing the condition of a bridge involves continuously monitoring changes to the material properties, support c..
Pore characteristics in one-part mix geopolymers foamed by H2O2: The impact of mix design
Ailar Hajimohammadi, Tuan Ngo, Priyan Mendis, Tuan Nguyen, Alireza Kashani, Jannie SJ van Deventer
In geopolymers foamed by H2O2, it is important to consider the impact of mix design on both geopolymerisation reaction and the H2O..