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Andrzej Cwirzen
Andrzej Cwirzen

Andrzej Cwirzen

Professor and Head of Subject
Luleå University of Technology
Building Materials
Structural and Fire Engineering
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
+46 (0)920 493387
T3222 Luleå

Andrzej Cwirzen is a LTU Professor in Structural Engineering, has PhD (from Helsinki University of Technology) in Concrete Technology. His research and education intrests include structural engineering, modern concrete technology with special emphasis on nanotechnology, alternative binders, high and ultrahigh performance concretes, durability and sustainabibility of building materials. Currently he is a chair Professor of Building Materials in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering. He is RILEM senior member of Committee dealing with durability of Geopolymers. He is also a Committee member at the Transportation Research Board TRB in the USA in Committee on Concrete Materials and Placement Techniques- AFN40, American Nanosociety and American Concrete Institute. Prof Cwirzen was also workig in the Finnish Construction Industry as R&D manager working mostly on alkali activated binders (2 patents pending). Prof. Cwirzen is a reviewer for several top International Journals related to building materials. He has been visiting researcher/professor to several universities in Europe, Canada and Australia. He has participated in several scientific boards of international conferences and was invited speaker on number of events.


Building materials
Carbon Nanotubes and Carbon Nanofibers in Concrete — Advantages and Potential Risks | 1st Edition
by Professor Andrzej Cwirzen


Article, review/survey

A review of level ice and brash ice growth models (2022)

Zhaka. V, Bridges. R, Riska. K, Cwirzen. A
Part of: Journal of Glaciology
Article, review/survey

A critical review on drying shrinkage mitigation strategies in cement-based materials (2021)

Tran. N, Gunasekara. C, Law. D, Houshyar. S, Setunge. S, Cwirzen. A
Part of: Journal of Building Engineering
Article, review/survey

Comprehensive review on sustainable fiber reinforced concrete incorporating recycled textile waste (2021)

Tran. N, Gunasekara. C, Law. D, Houshyar. S, Setunge. S, Cwirzen. A
Part of: Journal of Sustainable Cement-Based Materials
Article in journal

Creep and Long-Term Properties of Alkali-Activated Swedish-Slag Concrete (2021)

Humad. A, Provis. J, Habermehl-Cwirzen. K, Rajczakowska. M, Cwirzen. A
Journal of materials in civil engineering, Vol. 33, nr. 2