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POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE , Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)- Concrete Sustainability Hub (CSHub) , to conduct research, create tools, develop educational materials, and participate in implementation projects on decarbonization pathways and circular economy opportunities for cement and concrete. The research will focus on evaluating the feasibility and quantifying the potential of different strategies to lower the carbon footprint of cement and concrete in buildings and infrastructure. In addition, opportunities to make use of different waste materials in cement and concrete based on regional supply and demand will be assessed as part of circular economy targets. Other activities will include developing software tools, case studies, and educational materials for practitioners who would use the outcomes of the work. This will partially be accomplished through implementation projects with practitioners. Will collaborate and interact with CSHub faculty, research staff, postdoctoral associates, graduate students, and research sponsors and implementation partners.
REQUIRED : Ph.D., preferably in an engineering or scientific discipline. Expertise in the material science of cement and concrete, life cycle assessment, and data science is particularly desired. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate research results in the form of juried research journal articles and oral presentations is a must. Experience working with the cement and concrete industry is also desirable. Job #19650
Travel to visit research and implementation partners (approximately five trips per year) and present research at conferences will also be required.
Internal Number: 19650
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