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

Principal Investigator(s):

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


  • Steve Heilmann, Former 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:

  • Project number: 2013023
  • Start date: 07/2012
  • Project status: Completed
  • Research area: Infrastructure
  • Topics: Concrete, Environment