Scientific -Technical Conference: E-mobility, Sustainable Materials and Technologies

MATBUD'2020 Conference Program 

The conference time zone is Central Europe Summer Time (GMT+2).


DAY 1       19 October 2020, Monday

9:00 – 9:30        


Rector of Cracow University of Technology - Jerzy Zając
Dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering - Andrzej Szarata
Chairperson of the Scientific Committee - Lech Czarnecki
EMMAT Project Coordinator, Chairperson of the Scientific Committee - Izabela Hager
Chairperson of the Section of Building Materials Engineering, Committee of Civil Engineering, Polish Academy of Science - Maria Kaszyńska


Chairpersons:   L. Czarnecki, I. Hager


Concrete and climate change: an equation with no solution?

Jean-Michel Torrenti  (IFSTTAR - Université Gustave Eiffel, France)

J-M Torrenti - head of MAST Materials and Structures (IFSTTAR, France), head of the French delegation at the fib (the international concrete federation), member of the BNTRA CN EC2 commission, member of the ANDRA scientific council, expert at the HCERES. Co-author of several books including "Le grand livre des bétons" (ed Le Moniteur). Expertise in concrete and concrete durability, carbonation, coupled thermo-hydro-chemical-mechanical behaviour, shrinkage and creep.


Innovative cements and concretes – how can we design them, and when can we use them?

John L. Provis (University of Sheffield, UK)

J. L. Provis, BE (Hons), BSc, PhD, CEng, FIMMM, FICT, FACerS - Professor of Cement Materials Science and Engineering, Head of the Engineering Graduate School, University of Sheffield, Fellow of the American Ceramic Society, awarded in 2013 with RILEM Robert L’Hermite Medal, in recognition of his „outstanding contribution to the research and development of geopolymers and other construction materials", honorary doctorate (Dr.h.c.) by Hasselt University, Belgium, in 2015 to recognise his leadership in the development of geopolymers and other novel cementitious materials. His research has been funded by the European Research Council (starting grant 2013-8), as well as UK Research Councils, industry, and international sources. He is Deputy Chair of RILEM Technical Committee 283-CAM, an invited TAC Expert of RILEM, a Voting Member of committees of BSI, ASTM and ACI,  Editor-in-Chief for Materials and Structures,  Speciality Chief Editor for the Structural Materials section of Frontiers in Materials and Editor for Cement and Concrete Research.

SESSION I: Alkali activated materials–composition, curing conditions and properties

Chairpersons: J. Deja,  J.C. Gomes

01039    A comparative study on the effect of different activating solutions and formulations on the early stage geopolymerization process    L. Alves, N. Leklou and S. de Barros   click to see the paper

01016    The Fly-Ash Based Geopolymer Composites as an Innovative Material for Circular Economy  M. Łach, A. Grela, B.Kozub, K. Korniejenko and B. Azzopardi   click to see the paper​

01026    The immobilisation of heavy metals from sewage sludge ash in geopolymer mortars  M. Sitarz, T. Zdeb, J.C. Gomes, E.G. Soares and I. Hager   click to see the paper

01008    The influence of alkaline activator concentration on the apparent activation energy of alkali-activated materials   D. Mierzwiński, J. Walter and P. Olkiewicz   click to see the paper

01004    The impact of the curing process on the efflorescence and mechanical properties of basalt fibre reinforced fly ash-based geopolymer composites  K. Korniejenko, D. Mierzwiński, R. Szabó, N.P. Halyag, P. Louda, E.R. Thorhallsson and G. Mucsi   click to see the paper

01018    Properties of geopolymers from conventional fly ash activated at increased temperature with sodium hydroxide containing glass powder obtained from the recycling of waste glass  E. Janowska-Renkas and A. Kaliciak   click to see the paper

01012    The influence of fibre pre-treatment on the mechanical properties of the geopolymer composite K. Korniejenko, B. Figiela, H. Šimonová, B. Kucharczyková, M.D. Guigou and M. Łach   click to see the paper

01014    The use of geopolymers for the disposal of asbestos-containing materials   M. Łach, K. Lichocka, M. Hebdowska-Krupa, W.-T. Lin and K. Korniejenko   click to see the paper

SESSION II: Alkali activated materials - properties and applications

Chairpersons: I. Hager, B. Azzopardi

01038    The analysis of cracking risk by shrinkage restraint of an alkali-activated slag mortar   F. Rifai, A. Darquennes, L. Stefan, B. Muzeau and F. Benboudjema   click to see the paper

01043    Mechanical behaviour and permeability of geopolymer mortars  M. Sitarz, M. Choinska, I. Hager and A. Khelidj   click to see the paper

01003    The binding properties of cementitious materials using circulating fluidized bed co-fired fly ash and pulverised coal fly ash   W.-T. Lin, A. Cheng, M. Łach, K. Miernik and K. Korniejenko   click to see the paper

01020    Abrasive water jet machining of fly ash and metakaolin based geo-polymers   M. Uthayakumar, P. Balamurugan, K. Korniejenko, S. Gądek and D. Mierzwiński   click to see the paper

01013    Materials selection and tests for precise execution of foundry molds designed to geopolymer casts    K. Łopata, K. Korniejenko, B. Azzopardi and M. Łach   click to see the paper

SESSION III: Cement concretes–properties

Chairpersons: M. Choinska, F. Bignonnet

01045    Drying shrinkage and cracking tendency of concrete pavement mixtures with variable packing densities of aggregates and paste contents    J. Olek and A. Rudy   click to see the paper

01021    Ecological and technological effects of using concretes with low Portland clinker  M. Ostrowski, P. Pichniarczyk and G. Kądzielawski   click to see the paper

01033    Composition and selected properties of low pH mortars and concretes for radioactive waste repositories   A. Cheng, W.-T. Lin, S.-J. Chao and H.-M. Hsu   click to see the paper

01034    The application of optical methods for the assessment of the aesthetic compatibility of architectural concrete T. Benedysiuk and W. Jackiewicz-Rek   click to see the paper

SESSION IV: Mineral additives and special aggregates in cementitious materials

Chairpersons: M. Kaszyńska, J. Olek

01027    Influence of fly ash on the pore structure of mortar using a differential scanning calorimetry analysis  Z. Rusin, P. Stępień and K. Skowera   click to see the paper

01017    The effect of fly ash and granulated blast-furnace slag on slip and tensile adhesion strength of tile adhesives mortars    M. Wieczorek   click to see the paper

01009    Effect of limestone powder on strength and permeability of cementitious mortar   W.-T. Lin, A. Cheng and R. Černý   click to see the paper

01007    Basic physical, thermal and hygric properties of concrete with coarse aggregates fabricated from recycled concrete pavements   L. Fiala, M. Doleželová, V. Kočí, W.-T. Lin and I. Hager   click to see the paper

01005    Towards the sustainable use of granite powder waste for manufacturing of cementitious composite  A. Chajec   click to see the paper

01032    Effect of the amount of river sediment on the basic properties of cement mortars T. Zdeb, T. Tracz  and  M. Adamczyk   click to see the paper

01036    Assessment of environmental impact of coarse aggregates substitution by crushed pavements in concrete mixtures     J. Kočí, J. Fořt, V. Kočí and I. Hager   click to see the paper


DAY 2             20 October 2020, Tuesday

SESSION V: Concrete admixtures

Chairperson: K. Mróz, T. Tracz

01030    Impact of admixtures used in underwater concrete on cement hydration process and rheological properties A. Matuszek-Chmurowska, A. Kaleta-Jurowska, K. Jurowski and S. Grzeszczyk   click to see the paper

01040    The influence of superplasticizer and shrinkage reducing admixture type on air-content and related properties of HPSC B. Łaźniewska-Piekarczyk   click to see the paper

SESSION VI: Cement concretes and concrete reinforcement – environmental impact and durability

Chairpersons: P. Woyciechowski, T. Zdeb

01037    Micromechanical modelling of damage induced by delayed ettringite formation in concrete  A. Yammine, F. Bignonnet, N. Leklou and M. Choinska   click to see the paper

01001    Basic physical and mechanical properties of cement composites after temperature exposure  D. Konakova, E. Vejmelkova, L. Scheinherrova, M. Keppert, A. Cheng, and R. Černý   click to see the paper

01028    Lightweight cementitious composites containing cenospheres and polypropylene fibres after exposure to high temperature W. Szymkuć and P. Tokłowicz   click to see the paper

01019    Assessment of long-lived residual radioisotopes in cement induced by neutron radiation  D. Jóźwiak-Niedźwiedzka, K. Gméling, I. Harsányi, K. Dziedzic and M.A. Glinicki   click to see the paper

01024    Functionality and durability of anti-graffiti - systems on concrete   S. Jäntsch, C. von Laar and H. Bombeck    click to see the paper

01029    The effect of temperature on the mechanical properties of hybrid FRP bars applicable for the reinforcing of concrete structure  K. Ogrodowska, K. Łuszcz and A. Garbacz   click to see the paper

SESSION VII: Microstructural studies of mineral materials

Chairperson: T. Stryszewska; E. Stanaszek-Tomal

01025    Microscopic analysis of the alkali-silica reactivity of various origin fine aggregate  A. Antolik, D. Jóźwiak-Niedźwiedzka, K. Dziedzic, K. Bogusz and M.A. Glinicki   click to see the paper

01022    Microstructure of autonomous self-healing concrete T. Stryszewska and M. Dudek   click to see the paper

01023    Microstructure of biopolymer-modified aerial lime mortars T. Žižlavský, M. Vyšvařil, P. Bayer and P. Rovnaníková   click to see the paper

SPECIAL SESSION I:  Durability of Building Materials and Resiliency in the face of Uncertainties, Natural Hazards, and Climate Change

Session Convener:  Umberto Berardi - Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science Ryerson University, Toronto, CANADA, Tomasz Kisilewicz - Cracow University of Technology, POLAND

01031    Efficiency of night ventilation in limiting the overheating of passive sports hall  A. Dudzińska and T. Kisilewicz   click to see the paper

01035    The influence of moisture on the energy performance of retrofitted walls   M. Amorim, V.P. de Freitas, I. Torres, T. Kisilewicz and U. Berardi   click to see the paper

01006    The hygrothermal performance of concrete with coarse aggregates made of recycled concrete pavements  V. Kočí, M. Doleželová, L. Fiala and T. Tracz   click to see the paper

01044    Hydrogen diffusion through polymer membranes N. Gay, T. Lamouchi, F. Agostini, C.A. Davy and F. Skoczylas   click to see the paper

SPECIAL SESSION II:  Future trends for pro-ecological  hydrotechnical construction and technologies

Session Convener:  Stanisław M. Rybicki, Cracow University of Technology – Faculty of Environmental and Power Engineering, Cracow, POLAND

01046    The particularities of near-critical flows formation in open channels  O. Riabenko, O. Kliukha, V. Tumoshchuk and O. Halych   click to see the paper

01047    The prognostic modelling of piezometric levels based on seepage monitoring in earthen dams A. Demianiuk and D. Stefanyshyn   click to see the paper

01010    Application of the GPR and ERT methods for non-invasive examination of a flood dike    T. Gołębiowski, B. Piwakowski and M. Ćwiklik   click to see the paper

01055  Adverse impact of municipal solid waste transportation on collected stormwater biosolids    quality S. M. Rybicki , J.Krystkowiak    click to see the paper

SPECIAL SESSION III:  Sustainable architecture of the future

Session Convener:   Kazimierz Butelski, Faculty of Architecture, Cracow University of Technology, POLAND

01041    Chilean Construction Institute: building consensus in coordinating common issues       F. Pfenniger   click to see the paper

  E-mobility  - energy conversion & management, smart materials

Session Conveners:  Jerzy Szczepanik, Cracow University of Technology POLAND, Michal Kubik, Brno University of Technology CZECH REPUBLIC, Angela Ferreira,   Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, PORTUGAL

01052    Coupled Electromagnetic and Thermal Analysis of Electric Machines      G.Mendes, Â. Ferreira and E. Miotto   click to see the paper

01054    Stator Winding Fault Detection Using External Search Coil and Artificial Neural Network J. Vicente, Â. Ferreira, M. Castoldi, J.Teixeira and A. Goedtel   click to see the paper

01042    Considerations on design, development and testing of Electrical Machines for automotive HVAC    R. Martis, F. Pop-Piglesan, S. Cosman and C. Martis   click to see the paper

01049    The magnetic circuit dynamics of a magnetorheological valve with a permanent magnet M. Kubík, F. Jeniš and I. Hašlík   click to see the paper

01050    State of the art of soft robotic applications based on magneto-rheological materials    D. Gutenko   click to see the paper

01051    Sprung mass positioning by semi-actively controlled damper F. Jeniš and I. Mazůrek   click to see the paper

01053    The modelling of the measuring point reproduction error for optical coordinate measuring machines W. Harmatys, M. Marxer, P. Gąska, M. Gruza and A. Gąska   click to see the paper

01048    Hybrid imaging-AI approach for handling critical situations in a fast-changing environment: preliminary study A. Surówka   click to see the paper


Investigation of higher frequency dynamics of MR actuators - Paweł Trębacz

Single-phase UPQC Filter Controlled With the Use of Load Equivalent Conductance Signal - Bartłomiej Sysło

Reliability of the Power Supply in the era of Industry 4.0 - Łukasz Sołtysek

15:45      16:15     (delayed)

Lech Czarnecki Chair of the Scientific Committee
Izabela Hager EMMAT Project Coordinator, Chair of the Scientific Committee


DAY 3            21 October 2020, Wednesday

TC 283-CAM: Chloride transport in alkali-activated materials (Chair: Prof. Arnaud CASTEL, Deputy Chair: Shishir MUNDRA)  plenary meeting will be organized online.