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Digital Fabrication of Low-Carbon Cementitious Building Blocks for Modern Methods of Construction
Digital Fabrication of Low-Carbon Cementitious Building Blocks for Modern Methods of Construction



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This webinar will cover:

* Transformation of the construction industry
* Innovation in construction
* Introduction to digital fabrication
* Sustainability and changing attitude
* Low-carbon concrete (geopolymers / alkali-activated cement)
* Natural sand-replacement
* 3D printing of low carbon concrete
* Sustainability and LCA of 3D printing in construction


Dr Seyed Ghaffar is a Chartered Civil Engineer (CEng, MICE), a Member of the Institute of Concrete Technology (MICT) and a Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA). He is an Associate Professor in Civil Engineering and Founder and Director of Additive Manufacturing Technology in Construction (AMTC) Research Centre at Brunel University London. The focus of AMTC is on valorising construction and demolition waste using materials science and 3D printing to achieve the circular economy goals of sustainable construction.
His research covers several construction materials, with a focus on the development of low-carbon technologies suitable for new and retrofitting applications by combining materials sciences and innovative technologies. Dr Ghaffar has been successful in attracting research grants of circa £6 million on 8 projects funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, British Council, and the European Commission.
He has authored more than 60 peer-reviewed journal papers and recently edited a book titled "Innovation in Construction: A Practical Guide to Transforming the Construction Industry".


Seyed Ghaffar




Attendance certificates are available on request after the completion of the webinar.


The format of this event will be a webinar using "Zoom Webinars".

There will be opportunity to interact with the lecturer throughout the session, both though allocated Q&A sessions, or leaving text based questions throughout the presentation which the lecturer will be able to answer at convenient opportunities.


The cost of registering for this webinar will be £95+VAT​.

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