Mats Emborg
Mats Emborg

Mats Emborg

Professor
Luleå University of Technology
Building Materials
Structural and Fire Engineering
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
Mats.Emborg@ltu.se
F991 Luleå

Professor, Docent. Head of the Division of Structural Engineering beteewn 2008 - 2013. From 2013 - research project leader  Between1994 and1998 coordinator of Brite EU project IPACS (Improved Production of Advanced Concrete Structures) and partner of EU project SCC (Self Compacting Concrete). Also, during 2000-2003 participation of SCC-testing (test methods of SCC). At the moment coordinator of Nordic project Crack-free Con. Has supervised >10 PhD students in young concrete effects, industrial site casting and fibre reinforced concrete

RnD manager at Betongindustri AB

R & D manager of Betongindustri, Stockholm (since 1995 by 50 %). Betongindustri is a larger ready mixed concrete supplier in Sweden and is a subsidiary to Heidelberg Cement Group. R  D manager includes development of products and concepts benefiting the use of RMC (e.g. cracking, drying, self compacting, early surface finishing) as well as activities securing product performance and quality. Also chairman of reference group of basic research at Cement and Concrete Institute as well as chairman of the research board of Swedish Concrete Association. 

Research interests: Fresh and hardening concrete in general, thermal and shrinkage cracking, self compacting concrete, fibre reinforced concrete, optimisation of mix design. Sustainable structures.
Design solutions for e g industrial construction. industrial construction of concrete structures.

Publications

Article in journal

Concrete Construction (2020)

How to Explore Environmental and Economic Sustainability in Cold Climates
Chen. S, Lu. W, Olofsson. T, Dehghanimohammadabadi. M, Emborg. M, Nilimaa. J, et al.
Sustainability, Vol. 12, nr. 9
Conference paper

Modelling the Severity of Plastic Shrinkage in Cementitious Materials (2020)

Sayahi. F, Emborg. M, Hedlund. H, Cwirzen. A, Stelmarczyk. M
Part of: Proceedings of the international Conference on Civil Infrastructure of Construction (CUSC 2020), s. 566-573, Qatar University Press, 2020
Article in journal

Shape-dependent calculation of specific surface area of aggregates versus X-ray microtomography (2020)

Ghasemi. Y, Rajczakowska. M, Emborg. M, Cwirzen. A
Magazine of Concrete Research, Vol. 72, nr. 2, s. 88-96
Article in journal

A theoretical study on optimal packing in mortar and paste (2019)

Ghasemi. Y, Emborg. M, Cwirzen. A
Advances in Cement Research
Article in journal

Effect of water film thickness on the flow in conventional mortars and concrete (2019)

Ghasemi. Y, Emborg. M, Cwirzen. A
Materials and Structures, Vol. 52, nr. 3