Future Developments and Challenges of Nano-Engineered Cementitious Composites

  • Baoguo HanEmail author
  • Siqi Ding
  • Jialiang Wang
  • Jinping Ou


Nano science and technology shapes a great future from small things. The research and development of nano-engineered cementitious composites has produced a revolution in the field of cementitious composites toward sustainable infrastructures. Although the nano-engineered cementitious composites got rapid development in nearly 20 years, some critical challenges in design, fabrication/processing, test/characterization and simulation, properties/performances, mechanisms, and models, applications and potential risks of nano-engineered cementitious composites are needed to be addressed for promoting their large-scale applications.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Baoguo Han
    • 1
    Email author
  • Siqi Ding
    • 2
  • Jialiang Wang
    • 1
  • Jinping Ou
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Civil EngineeringDalian University of TechnologyDalianChina
  2. 2.Department of Civil and Environmental EngineeringThe Hong Kong Polytechnic UniversityHung HomHong Kong

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