We are preparing a new book publication: Geopolymer Brick Technology which will be published in 2024 in the Elsevier Science & Technology Book series. Editors Ildiko MERTA, Prof. doc. Dr.techn. Dipl.-Ing. Md Zia ul HAQ, PhD The publication is a comprehensive guide to the latest developments in geopolymer brick technology. Written for both practitioners and…Details
We warmly welcome Bayram Tutkun as a new PhD candidate in our group! Bayram will focus his research on the utilization of recycled concrete fines in novel recycled concretes in the frame of our UP!crete research project. We wish Bayram success in his upcoming research and an enjoying time in our research group!
Our latest publication „Mitigation of alkali-silica reaction in blast-furnace slag-based alkaline activated material through incorporation of alum water treatment residue„, as a result of the joint cooperation with Prof. Yan Zhuge’s team at the University of South Australia (UniSA) is just been published in the Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier). The research was finalized during…Details
From left: Daniella Mehanni, Prof. Stanislav Seitl, Prof. Ildiko Merta, Prof. Héctor Cifuentes Bulté, Prof. Zbynek Kersner, Farshad Ameri Our dear colleagues and cooperation partners Prof. Zbynek Kersner (Brno University of Technology), Prof. Stanislav Seitl (Chech Academy of Science), and Prof. Héctor Cifuentes Bulté (University of Sevilla) visited us at our laboratory at the…Details
Visit of our dear colleague Dr. Vilma Ducman, the Head of the Laboratory for Cements, Mortars and Ceramics at the SLOVENIAN NATIONAL BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING INSTITUTE (ZAG). Our teams are cooperating in the field of sustainable building materials in numerous research projects, like EIT Projects Alice, and Restore, and in the ongoing Interreg Central…Details
At the beautiful lake of Ohrid, the 26th Congress of the Society of Chemists and Technologists of Macedonia was the highlight of the year. Ildiko gave a plenary lecture about the Challenges of recycled aggregate concrete. Great congress with over 200 participants, an excellent scientific- and cultural program, and delicious local food! Memorable moments with…Details
Ildiko holds a visiting professorship at the Cergy Paris Universite of Advanced Studies. Her research and teaching focus on sustainable recyclable building materials, their characterization, optimization of properties, and their durability improvement. Special thanks to my dear colleagues, Prof. Elhem Ghorbel and Prof. George Wardah for the invitation. Some combinatoric challenges and visits to…Details
Bojan presented the results of his research on the Influence of sodium hydroxide-treated hemp fibers on the mechanical properties of fly ash-based fiber-reinforced mortars carried out under a cooperation project with our colleagues from Bratislava. Great conference with international participants, professional organization and an excellent cultural program! Meeting my dear colleague, Assoc. Prof. Hana Simonova Discussing…Details
We warmly welcome Farshad Ameri as a new PhD candidate in our group! Farshad will focus his research on the properties of recycled aggregate concrete in the frame of our UP!crete research project. We wish Farshad great success in his research and an excellent time in our research group!
We are happy to announce, that our Bio-Based Building Materials – Springer Nature has been published within the RILEM Bookseries! Editors: Prof. Sofiane Amziane, Prof. Ildiko Merta, Prof. Jonathan Page This book gathers peer-reviewed contributions presented at the 5th International Conference on Bio-Based Building Materials (ICBBM), held in Vienna, Austria, on June 21-23, 2023. Focusing on…Details