Amnon Katz

, Prof.
Head of Structural Engineering and Construction Management Division

Sustainable construction

Concrete technology

High performance concrete

Fiber reinforced concrete (FRC) and polymers (FRP)

Curriculum Vitae


1992 – D. Sc.    Technion, I.I.T., Department of Civil Engineering.

1988 – M. Sc.    Technion, I.I.T., Department of Civil Engineering.

1980 – B. Sc.     Technion, I.I.T., Department of Civil Engineering (Cum Laude).



014505 – Building Materials

014506 – Advanced Concrete Technology

016513 – Recycling in Construction

Katz, A., ” Properties of Concrete Made with Recycled Aggregate from Partially Hydrated Old Concrete”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 33, No. 5, 2003, pp. 703-711. Download
Katz, A. and Kovler, K., “Utilization of industrial by-products for the production of CLSM”, Waste management, Vol. 24, No. 5, 2004, pp. 501-512. Download
Katz, A., “The environmental impact of steel and FRP reinforced pavements”, ASCE Journal of Composites for Construction, Vol. 8, No. 6, 2004, pp. 481-488. Download
Katz, A., “Treatments for the Improvement of Recycled Aggregate”, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 16, No. 6, 2004, pp. 597-603 Download
Nuriel S., Katz A., Wagner H.D., “Measuring fiber-matrix interfacial adhesion by means of a ‘drag-out’ micromechanical test” Composites Part A, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2005, pp. 33-37. Download
Pushkar S., Becker R., Katz A., “A methodology for design of environmentally optimal buildings by variable grouping”, Building and Environment Journal, Vol. 40, No. 8, 2005, pp. 1126-1139. Download
Katz A., Bentur A. and Kovler K., “A novel system for in-situ observations of early hydration reactions in wet conditions in conventional SEM”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 37, No. 1, 2007, pp. 32-37. Download
Katz A. and Baum H., “Effect of high levels of fines content on concrete properties”, ACI Journal of Materials, Vol. 103, No. 6, 2006, pp. 474-482. Download
Katz A., “Stress transfer between FRP laminates and concrete through deteriorated concrete surface”, Journal of Composites for Construction, Vol. 11, No. 4, 2007, pp. 410-418. Download
Bar-Nes G., Katz A., Peled Y., Zeiri Y., “The mechanism of cesium immobilization in densified silica-fume blended cement pastes”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 38, No. 5, 2008, pp. 667-674. Download
Bar-Nes G., Katz A., Peled Y., Zeiri Y., “The Combined Effect of Radiation and Carbonation on the Immobilization of Sr and Cs ions in Cementitious Pastes”, Material and Structures, Vol. 41, 2008, pp. 1563-1570. Download
Wassermann R., Katz A. and Bentur A., “Minimum Cement Content Requirements: A Must or a Myth?”, Material and Structures, Vol. 42 No. 7, 2009, pp. 973-982. Download
Kenny A. and Katz A., “Influence of the Interfacial Transition Zone Properties on Chloride Corrosion in Reinforced Concrete-Characterization of ITZ”, Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 95, 2010, pp 69-72 Download
Kenny A. and Katz A., “Statistical Relationship Between Mix Properties and the Interfacial Transition Zone Around Embedded Rebar”, Cement and Concrete Composites, Vol. 60, July 2015, pp. 82–91 Download
Tsesarsky M., Katz A., Peled A. and Sadot O., “Textile Reinforced Concrete (TRC) Shells for Strengthening and Retrofitting of Concrete Elements: Influence of Admixtures”, Materials and Structures, Vol. 48, No. 1-2, 2015, pp. 471–484 Download
Ofer-Rozovsky E., Arbel Haddad M., Bar Nes G. and Katz A., “The Formation of Crystalline Phases in Metakaolin-Based Geopolymers in the Presence of Sodium Nitrate”, Materials Science, Vol. 51 No. 10, 2016, pp. 4785–4814 Download
Katz A. and  Kulisch D., “Performance of Mortars Containing Recycled Fine Aggregate from Construction and Demolition Waste”, Materials and Structures, Vol. 50, 2017, pp. 199–214 Download
Ofer-Rozovsky E., Arbel Haddad M., Bar-Nes G., Borojovich E.J.C., Binyamini A., Nikolski A., Katz A., “Cesium Immobilization in Nitrate-Bearing Metakaolin-Based Geopolymers”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, Vol. 514, 2019, pp. 247-254 Download
Kenny A. and Katz, A., “Steel-Concrete Interface Influence on Chloride Threshold for Corrosion – Empirical Reinforcement to Theory”, Construction and Building Materials, 244, 2020, pp 118376 Download
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