Track 4: Cementitious Materials

Session 4.1 Green Concrete - Surendra Shah Symposium A
Moderators: David Corr and Shiho Kawashima
Monday, August 5, 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
McCormick Auditorium

(582) "Characterization of porosity and its effects on dynamic strength of cement-based materials" - Lori Graham-Brady, Johns Hopkins University (USA)

(531) "Bio-inspired polymeric binder for sustainable and resilient cement composites" - Fabio Matta, University of South Carolina (USA)

(57) "Utilizing Limestone Fines for Sustainable Concrete" - Kejin Wang, Iowa State University (USA)

(210) "Asymptotic fatigue model for concrete based on the initial distribution" - Gonzalo Ruiz, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha (Spain)

(426) "Real time control of fresh state properties of concrete" - Sriramya Nair, The University of Texas at Austin (USA)

(629) "Early age shrinkage behavior of portland limestone cements" - Timothy Barrett, Purdue University (USA)

Session 4.2 Green Concrete - Surendra Shah Symposium B
Moderators: David Corr and Shiho Kawashima
Monday, August 5, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
McCormick Auditorium

(55) "Distributed Damage Creates Flaw Tolerance: Fighting Fire with Fire" - Roberto Ballarini, University of Minnesota (USA)

(676) "Experimental Study and Theoretical Modeling of Concrete with 100% Recycled Course Aggregate" - Yunping Xim University of Colorado at Boulder (USA)

(683) "Self Sensing Cementitious Nanocomposites" - Maria Konsta-Gdoutos, Democritus University of Thrace (Greece)

(33) "Using Raman Spectroscopy to Characterize the Early-Age Behavior of Cement Paste" - Fengjuan Liu, University of Louisville (USA)

(679) "Combonation of Chemical Treatment and Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy Study for Fly ash-Slag Geopolymers" - Paramita Mondal, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA)

(170) "Performance of Cement Systems with Nanoparticles" - Konstantin Sobolev, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee (USA)

Session 4.3 Cementitious Materials: Experiments and Modeling A
Moderators: Christian Hellmich and Bernhard Pichler
Monday, August 5, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
McCormick Auditorium

Keynote Lecture: (678) "Modeling of Ion Transport in Partially Saturated Cementitious Materials with Microcracks" - Gunther Meschke, Ruhr University (Germany)

(470) "Nanoscale friction in C-S-H: Atomistic investigation" - Rouzbeh Shahsavari, Rice University (USA)

(235) "Topological constraints: a tool to predict cement properties" - Mathieu Bauchy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA)

(251) "Unraveling Concrete’s Genome: Designing Concrete from Atomic Scale Via Computational and Experimental Nano-chemo-mechanics" - Mohammad Javad Abdolhosseini Qomi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA)

(286) "From nano-scale experiments to multi-scale hydration models" - Tyler Ley, Oklahoma State University (USA)

Session 4.4 Cementitious Materials: Experiments and Modeling B
Moderators: Gunther Meschke and Bernhard Pichler
Tuesday, August 6, 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
McCormick Auditorium

(155) "Correlations in the Failure of Quasi-Brittle Materials Modelled at the Mesoscale" - Gilles Pijaudier-Cabot, University of Pau (France)

(350) "Using graphite nano-platelet reinforced cementitious composites as a self-sensing material: Theory and experiments" - Jia-Liang Le, University of Minnesota (USA)

(439) "New tools to understand shotcrete placement process" - Nicolas Ginouse, Laval University (Canada)

(496) "Constitutive modeling of pore water pressure effect on coupled moisture-mechanical induced damage response of asphalt concrete" - Maryam Shakiba, Texas A&M University (USA)

(239) "Microplane finite element analysis of alkali-silica reaction" - An Duan, Northwestern University (USA)

(105) "Dynamic fracture mechanics based DIF models for concrete under tensile loading" - S. Pyo, University of Michigan (USA)

Session 4.5 Cementitious Materials: Experiments and Modeling C
Moderators: Christian Hellmich and Gunther Meschke
Tuesday, August 6, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
McCormick Auditorium

(407) "Is onset of pre-failure, non-catastrophic cracking in concrete governed by separation of ITZs from aggregates of by bulk failure of ITZs?" - Bernhard Pichler, Vienna University of Technology (Austria)

(97) "How do cement hydrates contribute to strength" - Laurent Barcelo, Lafarge Centre de Recherche (France)

(687) "Rate of thixotropic rebuilding of fresh cement pastes modified with highly-purified, nano-sized attapulgite clays" - Shiho Kawashima, Columbia University (USA)

(686) "Permeability properties of in site concrete supply" - Francesca Giussani, Politecnico di Milano (Italy)

(267) "Influence of the loading rate on the fracture energy of fiber concrete specimens" - Marek Foglar, Czech Technical University in Prague (Czech Republic)

Session 4.6 Pavement Materials: Experiments and Modeling
Moderators: Philip Park and Erdem Coleri
Tuesday, August 6, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
McCormick Auditorium

(252) "Rutting Mechanisms of Porous Asphalt Friction Courses" - Erdem Coleri, University of California at Davis (USA)

(319) "Indirect Tensile Strength and Toughness of Steel Fiber Reinforced Asphalt Concrete at Low Temperature" - Philip Park, Texas A&M University (USA)

(401) "Development of Predictive Models for Rheological Properties of Bitumen Materials" - Maryam Sakhaeifar, Texas A&M University (USA)

(435) "Investigation of Induction Healing Effects on Electrical Conductive Asphalt Mastic and Asphalt Concrete Beams through Fracture-Healing Tests" - Qingli Dai, Michigan Technological University (USA)

(438) "Adhesion characterization of asphalt binders using atomic force microscopy" - Mingjiang Tao, Worchester Polytechnic University (USA)

(397) "A Mechanistic Approach to Pavement-Vehicle Interaction in the US Roadway Network" - Arghavan Louhghalam, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA)

Session 4.7 UHPC: Design & Characterization A
Moderators: Kay Wille and Fabio Matta
Wednesday, August 7, 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
McCormick Auditorium

(505) "Sustainable UHPC Bridges for the 30th Century" - Vic Perry, Lafarge North American Inc (USA)

(321) "Experimental Evaluation of UHPC Pile-To-Abutment Connections" - Sriram Aaleti, Iowa State University (USA)

(343) "Design of UHPC cross-sections for bending with or without axial force" - Ekkehard Fehling, University of Kassel (Germany)

(414) "Ductile Concrete using Structural Fibers" - Shane Palmquist, Western Kentucky University (USA)

(220) "Simulation of fiber orientation during the flow of ultra high performance self-compacting concrete" - Rola Deeb, Cardiff University (United Kingdom)

Session 4.8 UHPC: Design & Characterization B
Moderators: Kay Wille and Fabio Matta
Wednesday, August 7, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
McCormick Auditorium

(559) "UHPC: Emerging Applications and Needed Advancements" - Benjamin Graybeal, U.S. Federal Highway Administration (USA)

(104) "Parametric study of a new impact testing system for ultrahigh performance concrete in tension" - Sherif El-Tawil, University of Michigan (USA)

(593) "Analysis of Fracture and Blast Loads on Ultra-High Performance Concrete" - Arup Maji, University of New Mexico (USA)

(526) "Compressive Behavior of UHPC Exposed to High Temperatures" - Kay Wille, University of Connecticut (USA)

(670) "Multifunctional UHPC Foam Concrete" - B Middendorf, University of Kassel (Germany)