Sustainable construction materials and technologies
Member of the Management Committee of the European Concerted Research Action (COST Action ‘NORM FOR BUILDING MATERIALS – NETWORK’ [NORM4BUILDING]) and Co-Chair of Working Group 4 ‘Improving radiological impact assessment models’
a The most cited paper in the field of Early Age Concrete b The most cited paper in the field of Internal Curing c The most downloaded paper of Cement & Concrete Research
“Building Materials”, “Building Materials and Processes”, “Construction with Metals – Materials and Technology”, “Plastic and Composite Materials”, “Composite Materials in Construction”, “Advanced Chapters in Cementitious Systems”, “Engineering Laboratory” (coordination), “Recycling in Construction” (selected lectures), “Durability of Building Materials and Structures” (selected lectures), “Laboratory Project in Building Materials”
Yonathan Reches, M.Sc thesis “Purification of phosphogypsum for use in construction”, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion, 2012 – 2014. Semion Zhutovsky, Ph.D thesis “Modeling of internal curing of high strength concrete”, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Technion, 2nd supervisor Konstantin Volokh, 2007 – 2013. Zakhar Prilutsky, M.Sc thesis “Determination of concrete composition using gamma-ray spectrometry”, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion, 2010 – 2012. Pavel Larianovsky, M.Sc thesis “Internal curing of concrete using super-absorbent polymers”, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion, 2004 – 2008. Aviel Levit, M.Sc thesis “Effect of ambient conditions on 222Rn exhalation rate from cementitious building blocks”, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion, 2nd supervisor Rachel Becker, 2004 – 2007. Alexandra Gorelik, M.Sc thesis “Development of acoustic method for quality control of laminated elements in construction”, Quality Assurance and Reliability, Technion, 2002 – 2005. Andrew Souslikov, M.Sc thesis “Optimization of using pre-saturated lightweight aggregate to counteract autogenous shrinkage of high strength concrete”, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion, 2002 – 2004. Olga Russo, M.Sc final work “Testing of radon exhalation rate from building materials”, Quality Assurance and Reliability, Technion, 2003 – 2004. Asia Shvarzman, Ph.D thesis “Properties and microstructure of high performance cementitious systems with metakaolin”, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Technion, 1998 – 2003. Semion Zhutovsky, M.Sc thesis “Influence of wet lightweight aggregate on autogenous curing of high strength concrete”, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Technion, 2000 – 2002. Svetlana Pushkar, M.Sc thesis “Destructive and non-destructive control of the development of concrete properties in situ”, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Technion, 1998 – 2001. Mohammedamin Takher, D.Sc (Cand. of Technical Sci.) thesis “Evaluation of macrostructure effect on crack resistance of loaded concrete by means of fracture mechanics methods”, State University of Civil Engineering, Moscow, co-supervised with Prof. Yu. Zaitsev, 1988 – 1990.