Industry Day Speaker – Professor John McCarter

Professor John McCarter, School of the Built Environment, Heriot Watt University, will speak on ‘A performance based strategy for ensuring sustainable concrete infrastructure’ at Industry Day 2013.

Prof. John McCarter

Prof. John McCarter

Professor McCarter’s research has focused  in the main, on cementitious materials, particularly in the development of monitoring and characterisation techniques of this group of materials at both the micro- and macro- scale. His research activity also embraces the study of low-energy and low-carbon cementitious systems such as alkali-activated materials and geopolymers. Multi-functional and nano-engineered cementitious composites also represent a new direction in his research. He is a member of the international RILEM Technical Committee: Performance-based Specifications and Control of Concrete Durability. 

Professor McCarter will be speaking during Parallel Session 2 – ‘Materials & Design Technology’.


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