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Cement and concrete (the most manufactured materials in the world) account today for about 8 percent of the world’s total carbon dioxide emissions. This is far more than, for example, the aviation industry. At the University of California in Los Angeles, attempts are now underway to produce a new more climate-smart version of concrete.

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June 10th, 2017

Irradiation- vs. vitrification-induced damage in materials

Vitrification and irradiation can both result in the disordering of materials, that is, in the loss of the structural periodicity […]

February 15th, 2017

Postdoc position: Design/fabrication of advanced cementitious composites

The Laboratory for the Chemistry of Construction (LC2) Materials in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is seeking a […]

February 15th, 2017

Postdoc position: Design and optimization of CO2 utilization processes

The Laboratory for the Chemistry of Construction (LC2) Materials in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is seeking a […]

January 27th, 2017

Grader position

We have an immediate opening for a grader position for the course CEE 108: Mechanics of Materials. Instructions to apply

December 24th, 2016

Ph.D. position in mesoscale simulations of materials

The Physics of AmoRphous and Inorganic Solids Laboratory (PARISlab) and the Laboratory for the Chemistry of Construction (LC2) Materials at […]

February 14th, 2016

Mesoscale texture of cement hydrates

Ioannidou, K, K Krakowiak, M Bauchy, C Hoover, E Masoero, S Yip, FJ Ulm, P Levitz, R Pellenq, and E [...]
February 14th, 2016

Nanoductility in silicate glasses is driven by topological heterogeneity

Wang, B, Y Yu, M Wang, J Mauro, and M Bauchy. 2016. "Nanoductility in silicate glasses is driven by topological [...]
February 14th, 2016

Direct Experimental Evidence for Differing Reactivity Alterations of Minerals following Irradiation: The Case of Calcite and Quartz

Pignatelli, I, A Kumar, KG Field, B Wang, Y Yu, Y Le Pape, M Bauchy, and G Sant. 2016. "Direct [...]
November 6th, 2015

Stretched Exponential Relaxation of Glasses at Low Temperature

Yu, Y., M. Wang, D. Zhang, G. Sant, and M. Bauchy. 2015. "Stretched Exponential Relaxation of Glasses at Low Temperature." [...]
November 6th, 2015

Unique effects of thermal and pressure histories on glass hardness: Structural and topological origin

Smedskjaer, M., M. Bauchy, J. Mauro, S. Rzoska, and M. Bockowski. 2015. "Unique effects of thermal and pressure histories on [...]