International Congress on Polymers in Concrete (Icpic 2018): Polymers for Resilient and Sustainable Concrete Infrastructure

Taha, Mahmoud M. Reda

  • 出版商: Springer
  • 出版日期: 2019-01-05
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  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 757
  • 裝訂: Quality Paper - also called trade paper
  • ISBN: 303008633X
  • ISBN-13: 9783030086336
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This volume collects the proceedings from the International Congress of Polymers in Concrete 2018 (ICPIC), held under the theme "Polymers for Resilient and Sustainable Concrete Infrastructure." ICPIC 2018 provides an opportunity for researchers and specialists working in the fields of polymers to exchange ideas and follow the latest progress in the use of polymers in concrete infrastructure. It also showcases the use of polymers and polymer concrete in sustainable and resilient development, and provides a platform for local and overseas suppliers, developers, manufacturers and contractors using polymers, polymer concrete and polymer composites in concrete structures to develop new business opportunities and follow the latest developments in the field.

The International Congress of Polymers in Concrete is an international forum that has taken place every three years for the last 40 years with the objective of following progress in the field of polymers and their use in concrete and construction. Following 15 successful congresses held in London (1975), Austin (1978), Koriyama (1981), Darmstadt (1984), Brighton (1987), Shanghai (1990), Moscow (1992), Oostende (1995), Bologna (1998), Honolulu (2001), Berlin (2004), Chuncheon (2007), Funchal (2010), Shanghai (2013) and Singapore (2015), the 16th ICPIC will take place in Washington, DC, from April 29 to May 1st, 2018.


Dr. Mahmoud Reda Taha, PEng, Professor, Chair and Regents' Lecturer, UNM Civil Engineering. He is a bridge engineer by training and has been a professor at UNM for 15 years where he taught civil engineering materials, fracture mechanics and structural design classes. His research on nanotechnology has been funded by major funding agencies in the US including NSF, DOD and DOE. He has published extensively on mechanical characterization of nano-modified cementitious and polymer composites with more than 300 papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings. He has 3 issued and 7 pending US patents. He is a Fellow of American Concrete Institute (FACI) and currently serves as the Chairman of ACI committee on polymers and adhesives in concrete, associate editor of ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering and co-chair of ASCE committee on emerging technologies as part of ASCE Infrastructure Resilience Division.