List of Papers
Opening Lecture
Multiscale and multichemomechanistic approach to the lifecycle assessment of structural concrete. K. Maekawa
Topic 1 – Molecular and atomistic methods
Cement: a multiscale porous material under the nanoscope. R.J.M. Pellenq
Slow diffusion dynamics of water in cement nanopores: multiscale challenges for atomistic modeling. A.G. Kalinichev and J.R. Kirkpatrick
A bottomup hierarchical modeling of cement hydrate:from electrons to microtexture of CSH. R. Shahsavari, R.J.M. Pellenq and F.J. Ulm
Topic 2  Chemical kinetics and microstructure prediction methods
Computer aided molecular design  A coarsegrain tool for accelerating discovery
of molecular interactions with cement. J. J. Biernacki, D. P. Visco, Jr. and H. M. Kayello
Coupling nano and mesoscale structure of cement paste: A key to the mechanisms that control properties. H. Jennings
Topic 3  Multicomponent and multiphase reactive transport modeling
The filler effect: the influence of filler content and surface area on cementitious reaction rates. T. Oey, A. Kumar, N. Neithalath, J.W. Bullard and G. Sant
Coupled mechanicalreactive transport modeling of damage of cementitious materials due to accelerated decalcification. S. Sarkar, L. Brown, F. Sanchez, D. S. Kosson and J.C.L. Meeussen
Challenges in predicting longterm performance of cementitious materials in nuclear waste applications. S. Kosson, J. Arnold, K. Brown, A. Garrabrants, J.C.L. Meeussen, S. Sarkar, P. Seignette, H. van der Sloot
Topic 4  Property prediction methods
Modelling of concrete using lattice and discrete element method. J. Tejchman
Analogue simulation by DEM of material structure for property estimation of cementitious materials. P. Stroeven, H. He and N.L.B. Le
Multiscale modeling of diagonal cracks in concrete beams. P. Smarzewski and M. Slowik
Microstructural homogenization to model the significance of ASR on mechanical response of concrete. M.M. Reda Taha, T. Fan and J.J. Kim
Multiscale continuum mechanics of cementitious materials: creep and strength. B. Pichler, S. Scheiner and C. Hellmich
A Twoscale model of stiffness for 1D tensile crack opening, closure and healing. C. Arson
Topic 5 – Thermochemomechanical coupling methods
Theoretical basis for apparent viscoelastic and viscoplastic behavior of cementitious materials. Z. Grasley and K. Rajagopal
Modeling chemohygrothermomechanical couplings in cementitious materials. D. Gawin, M. Koniorczyk and F. Pesavento
Topic 6  Multiscale computational principles and scale bridging methods
Reliability of computational homogenization. W. Cecot, M. Serafin and M. Klimczak
Multiscale Computational Methodology for the Mechanical Response of Nano
and MicroFiber Reinforced Cementitious Composites. M.G. Pike, C. Oskay
and F. Sanchez
List of Student Posters (* denotes graduate students)
Properties of solutions and their role in the drying and wetting of cementitious materials. C. Villani*, R. Spragg, M. PourGhaz and W.J. Weiss
Numerical model for chemical kinetics of alkali silica reaction in the closed reactive system. T. Kim* and J. Olek
High strainrate behavior of cementbased materials: A multiscale experimental and modeling effort. N. P. Mayercsik*, C. Katcoff, K. E. Kurtis, L. GrahamBrady
Nanomechanics and Multiscale Modeling of Sustainable Concrete. V. Z. Zadeh* and C. P. Bobko
Micromechanical modeling of restrained shrinkage cracking of heterogeneous materials considering moisture gradients. F.C. Antico*, P.D. Zavattieri and W.J. Weiss
