These two articles show what scientists at the University of Arizona and the University of Utah are doing with one “low tech” material: Concrete. There’s more to it than you might think.
Inventor Jinhong Zhang, associate professor of mining and geological engineering in the University of Arizona’s College of Engineering, has developed a new substitute for concrete that has a number of advantages over traditional Portland cement.
Modern marine concrete structures crumble within decades, but 2,000-year-old Roman piers and breakwaters endure, and many are stronger than when they were first constructed.
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After the successful sale of the food business, he took advantage of the years of strategic planning, operations management, web design, digital marketing and photography experience , to help startups, small businesses and home businesses and has been involved in a number of start-up ventures since.
Prior to founding 40parkLane,llc Hans worked for the Gillette Company for 10 years in various financial roles of increasingly bigger responsibility, leaving as Director of Business Planning for The International Group at Gillette HQ, Boston. Hans has an MBA (Marketing & International Business) from Aston University, and a BA in Business Administration from IHBO de Maere.