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Materials Engineering: From the Lab to the Job Site

  • Kellogg Conference Center Northwestern University 340 East Superior Street Chicago, IL, 60611 United States

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Innovations in New Building Materials

Materials that are available for construction projects has historically set the volume usage, the structural performance limits, and the project economics.  In the coming decades these constraints will remain, but additional ones will emerge related to sustainability considerations.  At the present time incremental improvements responsive to these challenges are being realized in the kinds of available materials.  This talk will present the framework for how this progress is being made.

Stephen H. Carr
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering  and Materials Science and Engineering Co-Director of the Master of Product Design  and Development Management program
Northwestern University

Ajith Rao
Senior Researcher, Building Science
USG Corporation

Erin Dugan
Principal Researcher, 
Building Science and Acoustics
USG Corporation


Moderated by
Matt Abeles
Co-founder, Built Worlds

This event is free; seating is limited. 
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