Development of Natural-Pozzolan Based Alkali Concrete Incorporating Nano-Silica
- Development a natural pozzolan (NP)-based alkali activated concrete (AAC).
- Nanosilica (nSiO2) was incorporated
- Morphology, mineralogy and polymerization mechanism of the developed binder including mechanical properties and durability.
- Performance of the AAC was either comparable to or better than the OPC-based concrete in all aspects.
Eng. Mohammed Ibrahim
Eng. Ibrahim is currently working as a Research Engineer in IRC-CBM. Received his master’s back in 1996 from Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, KFUPM. His areas of research includes, development of alternative cementitious binders using industrial waste, durability of concrete, failure investigation of existing buildings, finite element modeling, and development of new building materials including alkali activated concrete towards sustainable development. Participated in more than 50 client funded projects. He published more than 40 papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings.