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2016 News in Brief



Pellenq and Ulm Design Climate-Friendly Concrete

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Professor Franz J. Ulm, Senior Research Scientist Roland Pellenq and MIT Energy Initiative Postdoctoral Fellow Katerina Ioannidou aim to make concrete more sustainable, stronger, durable, and climate-friendly. Recently, the research team identified the nanoscale forces that control how particles pack together during the formation of cement “paste” and want to control those forces to improve the paste while reducing harmful production impacts on the environment. Read more on the MIT Energy Initiative website.