Cements@Sheffield is a multidisciplinary team comprised of researchers from many backgrounds. Led by Professor John L. Provis, our group comprises four academic staff and a further twenty research staff and students.
John L. Provis, Professor of Cement Materials Science and Engineering
Chun Woo - Separation and recovery of materials for sustainable decarbonisation of limestone.
Marco Simoni - Alternative low CO2 emissions limestone decarbonisation at room temperature by reaction with NaOH solution.
Han Zhao - Sustainable application of cement and concrete by using alternative magnesium binders.
Laura Stefanini - Design of alkali-activated materials with maximised recycled content.
Dan Geddes - Understanding the chemical and physical properties of geopolymer cements for nuclear waste immobilisation.
Sarah Kearney - Investigating the effects of radiation on blended cement grouts used for nuclear waste encapsulation.
Aldo Sosa - Electrochemical characterisation of cement hydration and properties.
Rita Vasconcelos - Understanding interactions between groundwater and cementitious materials for radioactive waste immobilisation.
Antonia Yorkshire - Understanding radionuclide interactions with cementitious materials for radioactive waste management.
James Vigor - Moisture movement in cemented wasteforms.
Ashleigh Thompson - Steel corrosion in molten salts.
Colleen Mann - Glass-cement interactions in nuclear waste disposal.
Shishir Mundra - Corrosion of steel-reinforced alkali-activated concretes.
Dale Prentice - Thermodynamic modelling of blended cements used for nuclear waste encapsulation.
Rebecca Sanderson - Optimising blends of blast furnace slag for the immobilisation of nuclear waste.
Previous Visiting Researchers
Lei Wang (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Juho Yliniemi (University of Oulu, Finland)
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