Research at the Institute for Construction and Building Materials

Research topics and groups

Research activities at the WiB focus on three thematic areas.

Mineral Binders   Lightweight and Sustainable Construction   Energy-intelligent Construction
  • Geopolymers
  • Alternative binders
  • Reactivity
  • Transport mechanisms
  • Biomaterials and biofilms
  • Sustainability
  • Mineralized foams
  • Lightweight concretes
  • Recycled concretes
  • Additive / subtractive manufacturing
  • Gradient composites
  • Heat storage
  • Thermomechanical models
  • Building physics of materials
  • Biogenic energy systems
  • Building monitoring
Dr. Neven Ukrainczyk

Dr. Izadifar Mohammadreza

Research Assistants
Felix Berger
Sha Yang
Oliver Vogt
Kira Weise
Conrad Ballschmiede
Luciano Sambataro
Agustin Laveglia
  Dr. Albrecht Gilka-Bötzow

Dr.-Ing. Christoph Mankel

Research Assistants
Shifan Zhang
Adrian Zimmermann
  Dr. Antonio Caggiano

Dr.-Ing. Christoph Mankel
Dr. Facundo Bre (MSCA-IF 2021-2023)
Dr. Ignacio Peralta (Future Talent 2021 – TUDa)

Research Assistants
Alessia Aquilanti (PCM and solar collectors)
Max Löher (NOx – cleaning)
Mona Sam (Bio-PCM)
Luciano Sambataro (ETN ITN – H2020)
Sha Yang (Self-healing)

National DFGs

At the Institute of Construction and Building Materials we do:

  • Innovative Materials Design and New Conretes Materials
  • Energy Storage in Construction Materials
  • Geopolymers as Non-Cementitious Binders
  • Reactive Transport Modelling
  • Thermodynamic Modelling
  • Building Physics in Construction
  • Biofilm-Construction Interaction

If you have an idea for a project or need help with a field of research let us know. We are looking forward to your message.

Current research projects

The following compilation will give an overview of our recent research projects.

Would you like to gain some more insight into our field of research? Visit our web page for thesis topics