Material Science and Concrete Technology

Research in the area of concrete and cement based materials plays a large part in the operations of Innovation Center Iceland. Work performed by the Material Science & Concrete Technology Department can be divided into the following main factors:

  • General and specific research and development projects
  • Testing services for industry and induviduals 
  • Advice on durability, maintenance, repairs and quality control
  • Development of various types of rheometers 
  • High pressure and temperature measurements of cement slurry 
  • Computational Rheology and Simulation of Flow

The Manager of the department is Prof. Olafur H. Wallevik, who is also the Manager of Basic Research at Innovation Center Iceland.