Use of Biomass Wastes (Hydrochars) to Reduce Cement Content in Concrete

Principal Investigator:

Lev Khazanovich, Professor, Civil, Environmental and Geo-Engineering


  • Steve Heilmann, Research Associate, Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering

Project Summary:

The goal of the this research is to develop a proof of concept that biomass wastes (hydrochar) can be used as a supplementary cementitious materials (SCM), with benefits for the road user and industry.


Project Details:

  • Start date: 07/2012
  • Project Status: Completed
  • Research Area: Infrastructure
  • Topics: Concrete, Environment