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Materials for Sustainable Infrastructure

Proceedings of the 1st GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition, Egypt 2017 on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures

  • Conference proceedings
  • © 2018


  • Provides some new ideas for improving infrastructure sustainability
  • Discusses new critical aspects from sustainable infrastructure engineering
  • Presents some innovative selection of materials for infrastructure sustainability
  • Includes supplementary material:

Part of the book series: Sustainable Civil Infrastructures (SUCI)

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Conference proceedings info: GeoMEast 2017.

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Table of contents (25 papers)


About this book

This volume includes a unique group of chapters focusing on new advances in materials for infrastructure sustainability. Chapters have been well-organized and handled by a group of international experts in order to discuss a timely topic with regards to the sustainable infrastructures. This volume is part of the proceedings of the 1st GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures, Egypt 2017.

Editors and Affiliations

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, USA

    Leslie Struble

  • Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Architecture, University of Parma, Parma, Italy

    Gabriele Tebaldi

About the editors

Leslie J. Struble,

Dr. Struble is an Emeritus Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Illinois. She received an M.S. and a Ph.D. both in Civil Engineering from Purdue University.

Dr. Struble was a member of the faculty in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana from 1989 until her retirement in 2013. She taught courses related to concrete science and technology as well as composition, microstructure, and performance of building materials; and she carried out research involving various aspects of concrete performance. She is currently directing research on geopolymers as a binder in concrete and on the effect of alumina on the nanostructure of C-S-H.

Dr. Struble is active in several professional societies. She is a member and a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society, where she has served as Chairman of the Cements Division and as Trustee, and where she is an Associate Editor for the Journal of the American Ceramic Society. She is a member and a Fellow of the American Society for Testing and Materials, where she served for many years as Editor-in-chief of Advances in Civil Engineering Materials. She is a member and a Fellow of the American Concrete Institute. She is also a member of the American Association of University Professors and serves on its Policy Committee at the University of Illinois.

Dr. Struble has authored or co-authored more than 150 publications dealing with various aspects of cement and concrete.


Gabriele Tebaldi, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor at University of Parma - Department of Engineering & Architecture

Adjunct professor at University of Florida – E.S.S.I.E., Department of Civil & Coastal Engineering

International representative in the Board of Directors of Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists since 2014.

Member of Board of Directors of International Society for Asphalt Pavements (Chairman in 2015 – 2016)

Senior Member of RILEM – International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, System and Structures and Chairman of Technical Committee on Asphalt Pavement Recycling (TC 264 RAP)

International Expert Member of Technical Committee on Pavement Maintenance and of Technical Committee on General and Emerging Pavement Design of TRB - Transport Research Board of USA National Research Council

Member of the Steering Committee of EATA - European Association of Asphalt Technologists

Member of SIIV – Società Italiana Infrastrutture Viarie

Associated Editor of Road Materials and Pavement Design

Member of Editorial Advisory Committee of Material and Structures

Winner of Walter J. Emmons of Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists in 2011 and 2012

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