- Development of 3D printing concretes through rheological characterization and processing;
- Alternative aggregates/clinkers/binders for concrete to reduce carbon footprint by sourcing from by-products of waste-to-energy, mineral carbon sequestration, and harvesting metal hydroxides from seawater;
- Multifunctional building envelope materials for energy harvesting and storage, thermal management and temperature conditioning, and smart sensing and control.
- Virtual experiments and manufacture of novel advanced materials including multiphase flow, nanocomposites, and multilayered materials and structures.
photo of Shiho Kawashima
Associate Professor of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Dept Civil Eng & Eng Mechanics