Dr Cise Unluer

  • Reader (Infrastructure & Environment)

Research interests

Cise’s research contributes to a sustainable built environment through the development of innovative and functional construction products with high performance and durability. In her work, she focuses on the use of waste materials, carbon sequestration, recycling, self-healing and 3D printing processes involving cement-based mixes. Within these topics, she is interested in studying the relationship between reaction mechanisms, mechanical performance and microstructural development, as well as the environmental impacts of various binder systems and materials.

Research groups: Smart & Sustainable Construction Materials and Materials & Manufacturing Research Group

Research profiles: Google ScholarResearchGatePublonsORCIDLinkedIN

Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011
Number of items: 80.

2020

Soderbreg Yibirin, C. and Unluer, C. (2020) 3D Printed Carbon Cladding. AIA/ACSA Intersections Research Conference 2020, Virtual Conference, 30 Sept - 2 Oct 2020. (Accepted for Publication)

Panda, B. , Ruan, S. , Unluer, C. and Tan, M. J. (2020) Investigation of the properties of alkali-activated slag mixes involving the use of nanoclay and nucleation seeds for 3D printing. Composites Part B: Engineering, 186, 107826. (doi: 10.1016/j.compositesb.2020.107826)

Bhagath Singh, G.V.P. , Sonat, C. , Yang, E.H. and Unluer, C. (2020) Performance of MgO and MgO–SiO2 systems containing seeds under different curing conditions. Cement and Concrete Composites, 108, 103543. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2020.103543)

Dung, N. T. and Unluer, C. (2020) Influence of accelerated hydration and carbonation on the performance of reactive magnesium oxide concrete. Advances in Cement Research, 32(2), pp. 78-90. (doi: 10.1680/jadcr.17.00186)

Muthu, M. , Kumar, E.-H. , Yang, C. and Unluer, C. (2020) Degradation of carbonated reactive MgO-based concrete exposed to nitric acid. Journal of CO2 Utilization, 36, pp. 210-219. (doi: 10.1016/j.jcou.2019.11.006)

Kumar, S. , Sonat, C. , Yang, E.-H. and Unluer, C. (2020) Performance of reactive magnesia cement formulations containing fly ash and ground granulated blast-furnace slag. Construction and Building Materials, 232, 117275. (doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2019.117275)

2019

Kastiukas, G. , Ruan, S. , Unluer, C. , Liang, S. and Zhou, X. (2019) Environmental assessment of magnesium oxychloride cement samples: A case study in Europe. Sustainability, 11(24), 6957. (doi: 10.3390/su11246957)

Dong, H. , Unluer, C. , Yanga, E.-H. , Jin, F. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2019) Microstructure and carbon storage capacity of hydrated magnesium carbonates synthesized from different sources and conditions. Journal of CO2 Utilization, 34, pp. 353-361. (doi: 10.1016/j.jcou.2019.07.016)

Dung, N.T. , Hooper, T.J.N. and Unluer, C. (2019) Accelerating the reaction kinetics and improving the performance of Na2CO3-activated GGBS mixes. Cement and Concrete Research, 126, 105927. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconres.2019.105927)

Fasihnikoutalab, M. H. , Pourakbar, S. , Ball, R. J. , Unluer, C. and Cristelo, N. (2019) Sustainable soil stabilisation with ground granulated blast-furnace slag activated by olivine and sodium hydroxide. Acta Geotechnica, (doi: 10.1007/s11440-019-00884-w)

Panda, B. , Unluer, C. and Tan, M. J. (2019) Extrusion and rheology characterization of geopolymer nanocomposites used in 3D printing. Composites Part B: Engineering, 176, 107290. (doi: 10.1016/j.compositesb.2019.107290)

Dung, N.T. , Lesimple, A. , Hay, R. , Celik, K. and Unluer, C. (2019) Formation of carbonate phases and their effect on the performance of reactive MgO cement formulations. Cement and Concrete Research, 125, 105894. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconres.2019.105894)

Weng, Y. , Ruan, S. , Li, M. , Mo, L. , Unluer, C. , Tan, M. J. and Qian, S. (2019) Feasibility study on sustainable magnesium potassium phosphate cement paste for 3D printing. Construction and Building Materials, 221, pp. 595-603. (doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2019.05.053)

Ruan, S. , Zhou, X. and Unluer, C. (2019) Performance of Reactive Magnesia Cement Containing PFA and GGBS. RILEM International Conference, Strategies for Sustainable Concrete Structures, Lecco, Italy, 5-7 September 2019.

Ruan, S. and Unluer, C. (2019) Factors Influencing the Mechanical Properties of Reactive Magnesia Concrete under Accelerated Carbonation. 1st International Conference on Innovation in Low-carbon Cement & Concrete Technology, London, UK, 24-26 June 2019.

Panda, B. , Singh, G. B. , Unluer, C. and Tan, M. J. (2019) Synthesis and characterization of one-part geopolymers for extrusion based 3D concrete printing. Journal of Cleaner Production, 220, pp. 610-619. (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.02.185)

Panda, B. , Ruan, S. , Unluer, C. and Tan, M. J. (2019) Improving the 3D printability of high volume fly ash mixtures via the use of nano attapulgite clay. Composites Part B: Engineering, 165, pp. 75-83. (doi: 10.1016/j.compositesb.2018.11.109)

Dung, N.T. and Unluer, C. (2019) Performance of reactive MgO concrete under increased CO2 dissolution. Cement and Concrete Research, 118, pp. 92-101. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconres.2019.02.007)

Pu, L. and Unluer, C. (2019) Performance and microstructure of carbonated MgO samples under high temperatures. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 31(3), 04019003. (doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0002624)

Sonat, C. and Unluer, C. (2019) Development of magnesium-silicate-hydrate (M-S-H) cement with rice husk ash. Journal of Cleaner Production, 211, pp. 787-803. (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.11.246)

Qiu, J. , Ruan, S. , Unluer, C. and Yang, E.-H. (2019) Autogenous healing of fiber-reinforced reactive magnesia-based tensile strain-hardening composites. Cement and Concrete Research, 115, pp. 401-413. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconres.2018.09.016)

Ruan, S. , Qiu, J. , Weng, Y. , Yang, Y. , Yang, E.-H. , Chu, J. and Unluer, C. (2019) The use of microbial induced carbonate precipitation in healing cracks within reactive magnesia cement-based blends. Cement and Concrete Research, 115, pp. 176-188. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconres.2018.10.018)

2018

Pu, L. and Unluer, C. (2018) Durability of carbonated MgO concrete containing fly ash and ground granulated blast-furnace slag. Construction and Building Materials, 192, pp. 403-415. (doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.10.121)

Dung, N. T. and Unluer, C. (2018) Improving the carbonation of reactive MgO cement concrete via the use of NaHCO3 and NaCl. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 30(12), 04018320. (doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0002509)

Ruan, S. and Unluer, C. (2018) Comparison of the environmental impacts of reactive magnesia and calcined dolomite and their performance under different curing conditions. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 30(11), 04018279. (doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0002471)

Panda, B. , Unluer, C. and Tan, M. J. (2018) Investigation of the rheology and strength of geopolymer mixtures for extrusion-based 3D printing. Cement and Concrete Composites, 94, pp. 307-314. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2018.10.002)

Sonat, C. , Teo, W.W. and Unluer, C. (2018) Performance and microstructure of MgO-SiO2 concrete under different environments. Construction and Building Materials, 184, pp. 549-564. (doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.07.032)

Coopamootoo, K. , Davie, C. , Masoero, E. and Unluer, C. (2018) Geopolymer cements: Nanoscale Simulations and High Temperature Experiments. 38th Cement and Concrete Science Conference, Coventry, UK, 10-11 September 2018.

Dong, H. , Yang, E.-H. , Unluer, C. , Jin, F. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2018) Investigation of the properties of MgO recovered from reject brine obtained from desalination plants. Journal of Cleaner Production, 196, pp. 100-108. (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.06.032)

Unluer, C. (2018) Developments in Carbonated Reactive MgO Cement Concrete: Production, Performance and Recycling. Advanced Materials for Sustainable Infrastructure Development, Gordon Research Conference, Hong Kong, 5- 10 August 2018.

Lesimple, A. , Dung, N. T. , Hay, R. , Unluer, C. and Celik, K. (2018) Formation of Hydrate and Carbonate Phases within Reactive Magnesia Cement Systems. 9th Advances in Cement-Based Materials (Cements 2018), University Park, PA, USA, 11-12 June 2018.

Unluer, C. (2018) Influence of Carbonation on the Performance of Reactive MgO Cement-Based Concrete Mixes. 8th Annual International Conference on Civil Engineering, Athens, Greece, 25-28 June 2018.

Ruan, S. , Qiu, J. , Yang, E.-H. and Unluer, C. (2018) Fiber-reinforced reactive magnesia-based tensile strain-hardening composites. Cement and Concrete Composites, 89, pp. 52-61. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2018.03.002)

Dung, N.T. and Unluer, C. (2018) Development of MgO concrete with enhanced hydration and carbonation mechanisms. Cement and Concrete Research, 103, pp. 160-169. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconres.2017.10.011)

Dong, H. , Unluer, C. , Yang, E.-H. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2018) Recovery of reactive MgO from reject brine via the addition of NaOH. Desalination, 429, pp. 88-95. (doi: 10.1016/j.desal.2017.12.021)

Unluer, C. (2018) Carbon dioxide sequestration in magnesium-based binders. In: Pacheco-Torgal, F., Shi, C. and Palomo Sanchez, A. (eds.) Carbon Dioxide Sequestration in Cementitious Construction Materials. Series: Woodhead publishing series in civil and structural engineering. Elsevier, pp. 129-173. (doi:10.1016/B978-0-08-102444-7.00007-1)

2017

Sonat, C. , Lim, C.H. , Liska, M. and Unluer, C. (2017) Recycling and reuse of reactive MgO cements – A feasibility study. Construction and Building Materials, 157, pp. 172-181. (doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.09.068)

Ruan, S. , Liu, J. , Yang, E.-H. and Unluer, C. (2017) Performance and microstructure of calcined dolomite and reactive magnesia-based concrete samples. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 29(12), 04017236. (doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0002103)

Sonat, C. , Dung, N.T. and Unluer, C. (2017) Performance and microstructural development of MgO–SiO2 binders under different curing conditions. Construction and Building Materials, 154, pp. 945-955. (doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.08.020)

Unluer, C. and Sonat, C. (2017) Influence of Mix Design on the Performance of MgO-SiO2 Concrete Samples. 2nd ACF Symposium, Innovations for Sustainable Concrete Infrastructures, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 23-25 November 2017.

Dung, N.T. and Unluer, C. (2017) Influence of nucleation seeding on the performance of carbonated MgO formulations. Cement and Concrete Composites, 83, pp. 1-9. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2017.07.005)

Sonat, C. and Unluer, C. (2017) Investigation of the performance and thermal decomposition of MgO and MgO-SiO2 formulations. Thermochimica Acta, 655, pp. 251-261. (doi: 10.1016/j.tca.2017.07.009)

Dung, N.T. and Unluer, C. (2017) Carbonated MgO concrete with improved performance: The influence of temperature and hydration agent on hydration, carbonation and strength gain. Cement and Concrete Composites, 82, pp. 152-164. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2017.06.006)

Ruan, S. and Unluer, C. (2017) Investigation of Strength Gain and Environmental Impacts of Reactive MgO Cement-Based Concrete Mixes. 37th Cement and Concrete Science Conference, London, UK, 11-12 September 2017.

Sonat, C. and Unluer, C. (2017) Investigation of the Mechanical Properties of MgO-SiO2 Binders. 37th Cement and Concrete Science Conference, London, UK, 11-12 September 2017.

Unluer, C. (2017) Influence of Calcination Conditions on the Properties of MgO. International Conference on Advances in Construction Materials and Systems, Chennai, India, 3-8 September 2017.

Unluer, C. (2017) Properties of Reactive Magnesia Cement under Different Calcination Conditions. 37th Cement and Concrete Science Conference, London, UK, 11-12 September 2017.

Ruan, S. and Unluer, C. (2017) Influence of supplementary cementitious materials on the performance and environmental impacts of reactive magnesia cement concrete. Journal of Cleaner Production, 159, pp. 62-73. (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.05.044)

Dung, N.T. and Unluer, C. (2017) Sequestration of CO 2 in reactive MgO cement-based mixes with enhanced hydration mechanisms. Construction and Building Materials, 143, pp. 71-82. (doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.03.038)

Ruan, S. and Unluer, C. (2017) Effect of air entrainment on the performance of reactive MgO and PC mixes. Construction and Building Materials, 142, pp. 221-232. (doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.03.068)

Ruan, S. and Unluer, C. (2017) Influence of mix design on the carbonation, mechanical properties and microstructure of reactive MgO cement-based concrete. Cement and Concrete Composites, 80, pp. 104-114. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2017.03.004)

Fasihnikoutalab, M. H. , Asadi, A. , Unluer, C. , Huat, B. K. , Ball, R. J. and Pourakbar, S. (2017) Utilization of alkali-activated olivine in soil stabilization and the effect of carbonation on unconfined compressive strength and microstructure. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 29(6), 06017002. (doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001833)

Dong, H. , Unluer, C. , Yang, E.-H. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2017) Synthesis of reactive MgO from reject brine via the addition of NH4OH. Hydrometallurgy, 169, pp. 165-172. (doi: 10.1016/j.hydromet.2017.01.010)

Unluer, C. (2017) Investigating the Carbonation and Mechanical Performance of Reactive MgO Cement Based Mixes. 11th High Performance Concrete (HPC) and 2nd Concrete Innovation Conference (CIC), Tromso, Norway, 6-8 March 2017.

Unluer, C. (2017) Carbonation and Mechanical Performance of Reactive Magnesia Based Formulations. 19th International Conference on Sustainable Building Materials and Construction Technologies (ICSBMCT 2017), Barcelona, Spain, February 2017.

Rheinheimer, V. , Unluer, C. , Liu, J. , Ruan, S. , Pan, J. and Monteiro, P. (2017) XPS study on the stability and transformation of hydrate and carbonate phases within MgO systems. Materials, 10(1), 75. (doi: 10.3390/ma10010075)

2016

Gall, E. T. , Sonat, C. , Nazaroff, W. W. and Unluer, C. (2016) Investigating CO2 removal by Ca- and Mg-based sorbents with application to indoor air treatment. Building and Environment, 110, pp. 161-172. (doi: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2016.10.008)

Ruan, S. and Unluer, C. (2016) Comparative life cycle assessment of reactive MgO and Portland cement production. Journal of Cleaner Production, 137, pp. 258-273. (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.07.071)

Dung, N.T. and Unluer, C. (2016) Improving the performance of reactive MgO cement-based concrete mixes. Construction and Building Materials, 126, pp. 747-758. (doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.09.090)

Pu, L. and Unluer, C. (2016) Investigation of carbonation depth and its influence on the performance and microstructure of MgO cement and PC mixes. Construction and Building Materials, 120, pp. 349-363. (doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.05.067)

Unluer, C. (2016) Development of Novel Sustainable Concrete Products. Singapore Sustainable Built Environment Conference, Singapore, 5-6 September 2016.

Qiu, J. , Ruan, S. , Ong, J. , Ong, N.S.Q. , Unluer, C. and Yang, E.-H. (2016) Fiber-Reinforced Strain-Hardening Composites Incorporating MgO Cement and Fly Ash. Sustainable Construction Materials & Technologies (SCMT4), Las Vegas, USA, 7-11 August 2016.

Unluer, C. (2016) Advances in the Carbonation and Recycling of Sustainable Cement-Based Materials. 2016 World Congress on Advances in Civil, Environmental, and Materials Research (ACEM16), Jeju, Korea, 28 Aug - 1 Sept 2016.

Unluer, C. (2016) Carbonation and Recycling Potential of Novel MgO Cements. 2nd International Conference on Concrete Sustainability (ICCS16), Madrid, Spain, 13-15 June 2016.

Unluer, C. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2016) Reply to the discussion of the papers “ Impact of hydrated magnesium carbonate additives on the carbonation of reactive MgO cements ” and “ Enhancing the carbonation of MgO cement porous blocks through improved curing conditions ”, by S.A. Walling and J.L. Provis. Cement and Concrete Research, 79, pp. 427-430. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconres.2015.09.009)

Dong, H. , Unluer, C. , Al-Tabbaa, A. and Yang, E.H. (2016) Characterization of MgO Calcined from Mg(OH)2 Produced from Reject Brine. In: 4th International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies, Las Vegas, United States, 7-11 Aug 2016,

2015

Dong, H. , Unluer, C. , Al-Tabbaa, A. and Yang, E.-H. (2015) Feasibility Study of Synthesizing MgO from Reject Brine. 14th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement, Beijing, China, 13-16 Oct 2015.

Unluer, C. (2015) Novel Cements with Optimized Carbon Capture Capabilities: Importance of Aggregate Particle Size Distribution and Gap Grading. 14th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement, Beijing, China, 13-16 Oct 2015.

Unluer, C. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2015) The role of brucite, ground granulated blastfurnace slag, and magnesium silicates in the carbonation and performance of MgO cements. Construction and Building Materials, 94, pp. 629-643. (doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2015.07.105)

Unluer, C. (2015) Development of Novel Cements with Optimized Carbon Capture Capabilities. International Conference on Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cappadocia, Turkey, 20-23 May 2015.

Unluer, C. (2015) Development of Novel Cements with Optimized Carbon Capture Capabilities. International Concrete Sustainability Conference, Miami, FL, USA, 11-13 May 2015.

2014

Unluer, C. (2014) Improving the Carbonation Potential of MgO-cement Porous Blocks through Different Aggregate Profiles. 34th Cement and Concrete Science Conference, Sheffield, UK, 14-16 Sep 2015.

Unluer, C. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2014) Characterization of light and heavy hydrated magnesium carbonates using thermal analysis. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 115(1), pp. 595-607. (doi: 10.1007/s10973-013-3300-3)

Unluer, C. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2014) Enhancing the carbonation of MgO cement porous blocks through improved curing conditions. Cement and Concrete Research, 59, pp. 55-65. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconres.2014.02.005)

2013

Unluer, C. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2013) Impact of hydrated magnesium carbonate additives on the carbonation of reactive MgO cements. Cement and Concrete Research, 54, pp. 87-97. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconres.2013.08.009)

Yi, Y.L. , Liska, M. , Unluer, C. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2013) Initial investigation into the carbonation of MgO for soil stabilisation. In: 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering: Challenges and Innovations in Geotechnics, ICSMGE 2013, Paris Convention Centre Paris, France, 2-6 Sept 2013,

Yi, Y. , Liska, M. , Akinyugha, A. , Unluer, C. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2013) Preliminary laboratory-scale model auger installation and testing of carbonated soil-MgO columns. Geotechnical Testing Journal, 36(3), pp. 384-393. (doi: 10.1520/GTJ20120052)

Yi, Y. , Liska, M. , Unluer, C. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2013) Carbonating magnesia for soil stabilization. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 50(8), pp. 899-905. (doi: 10.1139/cgj-2012-0364)

2012

Unluer, C. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2012) Effect of Aggregate Size Distribution on the Carbonation of Reactive Magnesia Based Porous Blocks. 18th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference, Hull, UK, 24-26 Jun 2012.

2011

Unluer, C. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2011) Green Construction with Carbonating Reactive Magnesia Blocks: Effect of Cement and Water Contents. International Conference on Future Concrete, Dubai, UAE, December 2011.

This list was generated on Sat Sep 26 09:58:47 2020 BST.
Number of items: 80.

Articles

Panda, B. , Ruan, S. , Unluer, C. and Tan, M. J. (2020) Investigation of the properties of alkali-activated slag mixes involving the use of nanoclay and nucleation seeds for 3D printing. Composites Part B: Engineering, 186, 107826. (doi: 10.1016/j.compositesb.2020.107826)

Bhagath Singh, G.V.P. , Sonat, C. , Yang, E.H. and Unluer, C. (2020) Performance of MgO and MgO–SiO2 systems containing seeds under different curing conditions. Cement and Concrete Composites, 108, 103543. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2020.103543)

Dung, N. T. and Unluer, C. (2020) Influence of accelerated hydration and carbonation on the performance of reactive magnesium oxide concrete. Advances in Cement Research, 32(2), pp. 78-90. (doi: 10.1680/jadcr.17.00186)

Muthu, M. , Kumar, E.-H. , Yang, C. and Unluer, C. (2020) Degradation of carbonated reactive MgO-based concrete exposed to nitric acid. Journal of CO2 Utilization, 36, pp. 210-219. (doi: 10.1016/j.jcou.2019.11.006)

Kumar, S. , Sonat, C. , Yang, E.-H. and Unluer, C. (2020) Performance of reactive magnesia cement formulations containing fly ash and ground granulated blast-furnace slag. Construction and Building Materials, 232, 117275. (doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2019.117275)

Kastiukas, G. , Ruan, S. , Unluer, C. , Liang, S. and Zhou, X. (2019) Environmental assessment of magnesium oxychloride cement samples: A case study in Europe. Sustainability, 11(24), 6957. (doi: 10.3390/su11246957)

Dong, H. , Unluer, C. , Yanga, E.-H. , Jin, F. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2019) Microstructure and carbon storage capacity of hydrated magnesium carbonates synthesized from different sources and conditions. Journal of CO2 Utilization, 34, pp. 353-361. (doi: 10.1016/j.jcou.2019.07.016)

Dung, N.T. , Hooper, T.J.N. and Unluer, C. (2019) Accelerating the reaction kinetics and improving the performance of Na2CO3-activated GGBS mixes. Cement and Concrete Research, 126, 105927. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconres.2019.105927)

Fasihnikoutalab, M. H. , Pourakbar, S. , Ball, R. J. , Unluer, C. and Cristelo, N. (2019) Sustainable soil stabilisation with ground granulated blast-furnace slag activated by olivine and sodium hydroxide. Acta Geotechnica, (doi: 10.1007/s11440-019-00884-w)

Panda, B. , Unluer, C. and Tan, M. J. (2019) Extrusion and rheology characterization of geopolymer nanocomposites used in 3D printing. Composites Part B: Engineering, 176, 107290. (doi: 10.1016/j.compositesb.2019.107290)

Dung, N.T. , Lesimple, A. , Hay, R. , Celik, K. and Unluer, C. (2019) Formation of carbonate phases and their effect on the performance of reactive MgO cement formulations. Cement and Concrete Research, 125, 105894. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconres.2019.105894)

Weng, Y. , Ruan, S. , Li, M. , Mo, L. , Unluer, C. , Tan, M. J. and Qian, S. (2019) Feasibility study on sustainable magnesium potassium phosphate cement paste for 3D printing. Construction and Building Materials, 221, pp. 595-603. (doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2019.05.053)

Panda, B. , Singh, G. B. , Unluer, C. and Tan, M. J. (2019) Synthesis and characterization of one-part geopolymers for extrusion based 3D concrete printing. Journal of Cleaner Production, 220, pp. 610-619. (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.02.185)

Panda, B. , Ruan, S. , Unluer, C. and Tan, M. J. (2019) Improving the 3D printability of high volume fly ash mixtures via the use of nano attapulgite clay. Composites Part B: Engineering, 165, pp. 75-83. (doi: 10.1016/j.compositesb.2018.11.109)

Dung, N.T. and Unluer, C. (2019) Performance of reactive MgO concrete under increased CO2 dissolution. Cement and Concrete Research, 118, pp. 92-101. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconres.2019.02.007)

Pu, L. and Unluer, C. (2019) Performance and microstructure of carbonated MgO samples under high temperatures. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 31(3), 04019003. (doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0002624)

Sonat, C. and Unluer, C. (2019) Development of magnesium-silicate-hydrate (M-S-H) cement with rice husk ash. Journal of Cleaner Production, 211, pp. 787-803. (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.11.246)

Qiu, J. , Ruan, S. , Unluer, C. and Yang, E.-H. (2019) Autogenous healing of fiber-reinforced reactive magnesia-based tensile strain-hardening composites. Cement and Concrete Research, 115, pp. 401-413. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconres.2018.09.016)

Ruan, S. , Qiu, J. , Weng, Y. , Yang, Y. , Yang, E.-H. , Chu, J. and Unluer, C. (2019) The use of microbial induced carbonate precipitation in healing cracks within reactive magnesia cement-based blends. Cement and Concrete Research, 115, pp. 176-188. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconres.2018.10.018)

Pu, L. and Unluer, C. (2018) Durability of carbonated MgO concrete containing fly ash and ground granulated blast-furnace slag. Construction and Building Materials, 192, pp. 403-415. (doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.10.121)

Dung, N. T. and Unluer, C. (2018) Improving the carbonation of reactive MgO cement concrete via the use of NaHCO3 and NaCl. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 30(12), 04018320. (doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0002509)

Ruan, S. and Unluer, C. (2018) Comparison of the environmental impacts of reactive magnesia and calcined dolomite and their performance under different curing conditions. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 30(11), 04018279. (doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0002471)

Panda, B. , Unluer, C. and Tan, M. J. (2018) Investigation of the rheology and strength of geopolymer mixtures for extrusion-based 3D printing. Cement and Concrete Composites, 94, pp. 307-314. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2018.10.002)

Sonat, C. , Teo, W.W. and Unluer, C. (2018) Performance and microstructure of MgO-SiO2 concrete under different environments. Construction and Building Materials, 184, pp. 549-564. (doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.07.032)

Dong, H. , Yang, E.-H. , Unluer, C. , Jin, F. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2018) Investigation of the properties of MgO recovered from reject brine obtained from desalination plants. Journal of Cleaner Production, 196, pp. 100-108. (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.06.032)

Ruan, S. , Qiu, J. , Yang, E.-H. and Unluer, C. (2018) Fiber-reinforced reactive magnesia-based tensile strain-hardening composites. Cement and Concrete Composites, 89, pp. 52-61. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2018.03.002)

Dung, N.T. and Unluer, C. (2018) Development of MgO concrete with enhanced hydration and carbonation mechanisms. Cement and Concrete Research, 103, pp. 160-169. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconres.2017.10.011)

Dong, H. , Unluer, C. , Yang, E.-H. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2018) Recovery of reactive MgO from reject brine via the addition of NaOH. Desalination, 429, pp. 88-95. (doi: 10.1016/j.desal.2017.12.021)

Sonat, C. , Lim, C.H. , Liska, M. and Unluer, C. (2017) Recycling and reuse of reactive MgO cements – A feasibility study. Construction and Building Materials, 157, pp. 172-181. (doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.09.068)

Ruan, S. , Liu, J. , Yang, E.-H. and Unluer, C. (2017) Performance and microstructure of calcined dolomite and reactive magnesia-based concrete samples. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 29(12), 04017236. (doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0002103)

Sonat, C. , Dung, N.T. and Unluer, C. (2017) Performance and microstructural development of MgO–SiO2 binders under different curing conditions. Construction and Building Materials, 154, pp. 945-955. (doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.08.020)

Dung, N.T. and Unluer, C. (2017) Influence of nucleation seeding on the performance of carbonated MgO formulations. Cement and Concrete Composites, 83, pp. 1-9. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2017.07.005)

Sonat, C. and Unluer, C. (2017) Investigation of the performance and thermal decomposition of MgO and MgO-SiO2 formulations. Thermochimica Acta, 655, pp. 251-261. (doi: 10.1016/j.tca.2017.07.009)

Dung, N.T. and Unluer, C. (2017) Carbonated MgO concrete with improved performance: The influence of temperature and hydration agent on hydration, carbonation and strength gain. Cement and Concrete Composites, 82, pp. 152-164. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2017.06.006)

Ruan, S. and Unluer, C. (2017) Influence of supplementary cementitious materials on the performance and environmental impacts of reactive magnesia cement concrete. Journal of Cleaner Production, 159, pp. 62-73. (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.05.044)

Dung, N.T. and Unluer, C. (2017) Sequestration of CO 2 in reactive MgO cement-based mixes with enhanced hydration mechanisms. Construction and Building Materials, 143, pp. 71-82. (doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.03.038)

Ruan, S. and Unluer, C. (2017) Effect of air entrainment on the performance of reactive MgO and PC mixes. Construction and Building Materials, 142, pp. 221-232. (doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.03.068)

Ruan, S. and Unluer, C. (2017) Influence of mix design on the carbonation, mechanical properties and microstructure of reactive MgO cement-based concrete. Cement and Concrete Composites, 80, pp. 104-114. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2017.03.004)

Fasihnikoutalab, M. H. , Asadi, A. , Unluer, C. , Huat, B. K. , Ball, R. J. and Pourakbar, S. (2017) Utilization of alkali-activated olivine in soil stabilization and the effect of carbonation on unconfined compressive strength and microstructure. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 29(6), 06017002. (doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001833)

Dong, H. , Unluer, C. , Yang, E.-H. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2017) Synthesis of reactive MgO from reject brine via the addition of NH4OH. Hydrometallurgy, 169, pp. 165-172. (doi: 10.1016/j.hydromet.2017.01.010)

Rheinheimer, V. , Unluer, C. , Liu, J. , Ruan, S. , Pan, J. and Monteiro, P. (2017) XPS study on the stability and transformation of hydrate and carbonate phases within MgO systems. Materials, 10(1), 75. (doi: 10.3390/ma10010075)

Gall, E. T. , Sonat, C. , Nazaroff, W. W. and Unluer, C. (2016) Investigating CO2 removal by Ca- and Mg-based sorbents with application to indoor air treatment. Building and Environment, 110, pp. 161-172. (doi: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2016.10.008)

Ruan, S. and Unluer, C. (2016) Comparative life cycle assessment of reactive MgO and Portland cement production. Journal of Cleaner Production, 137, pp. 258-273. (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.07.071)

Dung, N.T. and Unluer, C. (2016) Improving the performance of reactive MgO cement-based concrete mixes. Construction and Building Materials, 126, pp. 747-758. (doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.09.090)

Pu, L. and Unluer, C. (2016) Investigation of carbonation depth and its influence on the performance and microstructure of MgO cement and PC mixes. Construction and Building Materials, 120, pp. 349-363. (doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.05.067)

Unluer, C. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2016) Reply to the discussion of the papers “ Impact of hydrated magnesium carbonate additives on the carbonation of reactive MgO cements ” and “ Enhancing the carbonation of MgO cement porous blocks through improved curing conditions ”, by S.A. Walling and J.L. Provis. Cement and Concrete Research, 79, pp. 427-430. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconres.2015.09.009)

Unluer, C. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2015) The role of brucite, ground granulated blastfurnace slag, and magnesium silicates in the carbonation and performance of MgO cements. Construction and Building Materials, 94, pp. 629-643. (doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2015.07.105)

Unluer, C. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2014) Characterization of light and heavy hydrated magnesium carbonates using thermal analysis. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 115(1), pp. 595-607. (doi: 10.1007/s10973-013-3300-3)

Unluer, C. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2014) Enhancing the carbonation of MgO cement porous blocks through improved curing conditions. Cement and Concrete Research, 59, pp. 55-65. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconres.2014.02.005)

Unluer, C. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2013) Impact of hydrated magnesium carbonate additives on the carbonation of reactive MgO cements. Cement and Concrete Research, 54, pp. 87-97. (doi: 10.1016/j.cemconres.2013.08.009)

Yi, Y. , Liska, M. , Akinyugha, A. , Unluer, C. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2013) Preliminary laboratory-scale model auger installation and testing of carbonated soil-MgO columns. Geotechnical Testing Journal, 36(3), pp. 384-393. (doi: 10.1520/GTJ20120052)

Yi, Y. , Liska, M. , Unluer, C. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2013) Carbonating magnesia for soil stabilization. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 50(8), pp. 899-905. (doi: 10.1139/cgj-2012-0364)

Book Sections

Unluer, C. (2018) Carbon dioxide sequestration in magnesium-based binders. In: Pacheco-Torgal, F., Shi, C. and Palomo Sanchez, A. (eds.) Carbon Dioxide Sequestration in Cementitious Construction Materials. Series: Woodhead publishing series in civil and structural engineering. Elsevier, pp. 129-173. (doi:10.1016/B978-0-08-102444-7.00007-1)

Conference or Workshop Item

Soderbreg Yibirin, C. and Unluer, C. (2020) 3D Printed Carbon Cladding. AIA/ACSA Intersections Research Conference 2020, Virtual Conference, 30 Sept - 2 Oct 2020. (Accepted for Publication)

Ruan, S. , Zhou, X. and Unluer, C. (2019) Performance of Reactive Magnesia Cement Containing PFA and GGBS. RILEM International Conference, Strategies for Sustainable Concrete Structures, Lecco, Italy, 5-7 September 2019.

Ruan, S. and Unluer, C. (2019) Factors Influencing the Mechanical Properties of Reactive Magnesia Concrete under Accelerated Carbonation. 1st International Conference on Innovation in Low-carbon Cement & Concrete Technology, London, UK, 24-26 June 2019.

Coopamootoo, K. , Davie, C. , Masoero, E. and Unluer, C. (2018) Geopolymer cements: Nanoscale Simulations and High Temperature Experiments. 38th Cement and Concrete Science Conference, Coventry, UK, 10-11 September 2018.

Unluer, C. (2018) Developments in Carbonated Reactive MgO Cement Concrete: Production, Performance and Recycling. Advanced Materials for Sustainable Infrastructure Development, Gordon Research Conference, Hong Kong, 5- 10 August 2018.

Lesimple, A. , Dung, N. T. , Hay, R. , Unluer, C. and Celik, K. (2018) Formation of Hydrate and Carbonate Phases within Reactive Magnesia Cement Systems. 9th Advances in Cement-Based Materials (Cements 2018), University Park, PA, USA, 11-12 June 2018.

Unluer, C. (2018) Influence of Carbonation on the Performance of Reactive MgO Cement-Based Concrete Mixes. 8th Annual International Conference on Civil Engineering, Athens, Greece, 25-28 June 2018.

Unluer, C. and Sonat, C. (2017) Influence of Mix Design on the Performance of MgO-SiO2 Concrete Samples. 2nd ACF Symposium, Innovations for Sustainable Concrete Infrastructures, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 23-25 November 2017.

Ruan, S. and Unluer, C. (2017) Investigation of Strength Gain and Environmental Impacts of Reactive MgO Cement-Based Concrete Mixes. 37th Cement and Concrete Science Conference, London, UK, 11-12 September 2017.

Sonat, C. and Unluer, C. (2017) Investigation of the Mechanical Properties of MgO-SiO2 Binders. 37th Cement and Concrete Science Conference, London, UK, 11-12 September 2017.

Unluer, C. (2017) Influence of Calcination Conditions on the Properties of MgO. International Conference on Advances in Construction Materials and Systems, Chennai, India, 3-8 September 2017.

Unluer, C. (2017) Properties of Reactive Magnesia Cement under Different Calcination Conditions. 37th Cement and Concrete Science Conference, London, UK, 11-12 September 2017.

Unluer, C. (2017) Investigating the Carbonation and Mechanical Performance of Reactive MgO Cement Based Mixes. 11th High Performance Concrete (HPC) and 2nd Concrete Innovation Conference (CIC), Tromso, Norway, 6-8 March 2017.

Unluer, C. (2017) Carbonation and Mechanical Performance of Reactive Magnesia Based Formulations. 19th International Conference on Sustainable Building Materials and Construction Technologies (ICSBMCT 2017), Barcelona, Spain, February 2017.

Unluer, C. (2016) Development of Novel Sustainable Concrete Products. Singapore Sustainable Built Environment Conference, Singapore, 5-6 September 2016.

Qiu, J. , Ruan, S. , Ong, J. , Ong, N.S.Q. , Unluer, C. and Yang, E.-H. (2016) Fiber-Reinforced Strain-Hardening Composites Incorporating MgO Cement and Fly Ash. Sustainable Construction Materials & Technologies (SCMT4), Las Vegas, USA, 7-11 August 2016.

Unluer, C. (2016) Advances in the Carbonation and Recycling of Sustainable Cement-Based Materials. 2016 World Congress on Advances in Civil, Environmental, and Materials Research (ACEM16), Jeju, Korea, 28 Aug - 1 Sept 2016.

Unluer, C. (2016) Carbonation and Recycling Potential of Novel MgO Cements. 2nd International Conference on Concrete Sustainability (ICCS16), Madrid, Spain, 13-15 June 2016.

Dong, H. , Unluer, C. , Al-Tabbaa, A. and Yang, E.-H. (2015) Feasibility Study of Synthesizing MgO from Reject Brine. 14th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement, Beijing, China, 13-16 Oct 2015.

Unluer, C. (2015) Novel Cements with Optimized Carbon Capture Capabilities: Importance of Aggregate Particle Size Distribution and Gap Grading. 14th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement, Beijing, China, 13-16 Oct 2015.

Unluer, C. (2015) Development of Novel Cements with Optimized Carbon Capture Capabilities. International Conference on Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cappadocia, Turkey, 20-23 May 2015.

Unluer, C. (2015) Development of Novel Cements with Optimized Carbon Capture Capabilities. International Concrete Sustainability Conference, Miami, FL, USA, 11-13 May 2015.

Unluer, C. (2014) Improving the Carbonation Potential of MgO-cement Porous Blocks through Different Aggregate Profiles. 34th Cement and Concrete Science Conference, Sheffield, UK, 14-16 Sep 2015.

Unluer, C. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2012) Effect of Aggregate Size Distribution on the Carbonation of Reactive Magnesia Based Porous Blocks. 18th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference, Hull, UK, 24-26 Jun 2012.

Unluer, C. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2011) Green Construction with Carbonating Reactive Magnesia Blocks: Effect of Cement and Water Contents. International Conference on Future Concrete, Dubai, UAE, December 2011.

Conference Proceedings

Dong, H. , Unluer, C. , Al-Tabbaa, A. and Yang, E.H. (2016) Characterization of MgO Calcined from Mg(OH)2 Produced from Reject Brine. In: 4th International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies, Las Vegas, United States, 7-11 Aug 2016,

Yi, Y.L. , Liska, M. , Unluer, C. and Al-Tabbaa, A. (2013) Initial investigation into the carbonation of MgO for soil stabilisation. In: 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering: Challenges and Innovations in Geotechnics, ICSMGE 2013, Paris Convention Centre Paris, France, 2-6 Sept 2013,

This list was generated on Sat Sep 26 09:58:47 2020 BST.

Grants

Ministry of Education (Singapore), Academic Research Fund Tier 2 Grant, $1,052,957, 2018-2021

National Research Foundation (Singapore), Berkeley Education Alliance for Research in Singapore (BEARS), Building Energy Efficiency & Sustainability in the Tropics (SinBerBEST) Program, 2017-2022

Ministry of Education (Singapore), Academic Research Fund Tier 1 Grant, $250,000, 2015-2018

Ministry of Education (Singapore), Academic Research Fund Tier 1 Grant, $99,900, 2016-2019

Nanyang Technological University, Sustainable Earth Office, Seed Grant, $50,000, 2014-2016

Nanyang Technological University, School of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Preparatory Research Grant, $50,000, 2013-2015

Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology Centre, Innovation Centre Grant, $50,000, 2016-2019 

3M Innovation Singapore Pte Ltd, $50,000, 2016-2019

Heptagon Pte Ltd, $20,000, 2016-2017

Nanyang Technological University-Technion Joint Project Seed Grant, $10,000, 2015-2017

JTC Industrial Infrastructure Innovation Centre, $22,000, 2015-2018

PhD Studentships: NTU School of Civil & Environmental Engineering (x2), NTU Interdisciplinary Graduate School (x1), Cambridge Centre for Advanced Research in Energy Efficiency in Singapore (x1), 2014-2015

Supervision

We are always looking for new team members to join our research group. If you are interested in pursuing a PhD or postdoctoral studies, please email me at cise.unluer[at]glasgow.ac.uk

More information on PhD opportunities and application procedure can be obtained from the following links:

Infrastructure & Environment PhD opportunities

Project on sustainable cementitious binders

Postgraduate research information

Application information

Funding information

Please check other fellowship opportunities and get in touch with me if you would like to apply to one of these together: EPSRC FellowshipsMarie Curie FellowshipRoyal Society GrantsRoyal Academy of Engineering FellowshipsSTFC UKRI FellowshipsRoyal Society of Edinburgh Enterprise Fellowships,  Leverhulme Trust FellowshipsUniversity of Glasgow Fellowship Schemes

 

Reasearch Team:

Research Fellows:

Dr Tien Dung Nguyen: Hydration and carbonation mechanisms of alternative binders, July 2015 – present

Dr Lei Gu: Self-healing mechanisms of alternative binders, May 2019 – present

Dr Sanjeev Kumar: Durability of MgO mixes with the ability to sequester CO2, March 2018 – February 2020

Dr G.V.P. Bhagath Singh: Use of seeding to enhance the performance of novel mixes, March – August 2018

Dr Murugan Muthu: Performance of sustainable binders in different conditions, December 2018 – January 2020

 

PhD Students:

Cem Sonat: Mechanical performance and microstructural development of MgO-SiO2-H2O systems, January 2014-2018 

Shaoqin Ruan: Development of reactive magnesia cement-based formulations with improved performance and sustainability, August 2014-2018 

Liyun Pu: Improving the strength and microstructure of reactive magnesia based concrete blocks, August 2014-2018

Jiawei Liu: Production, characterization and performance of magnesia cements, January 2015-2017 

Haoliang Dong: Synthesis of reactive magnesia from reject brine, January 2014-2018 (co-supervision)

Biranchi Panda: Investigation of binder effect for 3D concrete printing, August 2015-2019 (co-supervision)

Kumaran Coopamootoo: Low-CO2 geopolymer cements, August 2017-2020 (co-supervision)

Xi Xiao: Self-healing of sustainable binder systems, August 2018-2022 (co-supervision)