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Mats Emborg
Mats Emborg

Mats Emborg

Luleå University of Technology
Building Materials
Structural and Fire Engineering
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
T3206 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.


Article in journal

Experimental validation of a novel method for estimating the severity of plastic shrinkage cracking in concrete (2022)

Sayahi. F, Emborg. M, Hedlund. H, Ghasemi. Y
Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 339
Article in journal

Effect of Steel Fibres Extracted from Recycled Tyres on Plastic Shrinkage Cracking in Self-Compacting Concrete (2021)

Sayahi. F, Emborg. M, Hedlund. H, Cwirzen. A
Magazine of Concrete Research, Vol. 73, nr. 24, s. 1270-1282
Article in journal

The Severity of Plastic Shrinkage Cracking in Concrete (2021)

A New Model
Sayahi. F, Emborg. M, Hedlund. H, Cwirzen. A, Stelmarczyk. M
Magazine of Concrete Research, Vol. 73, nr. 6, s. 315-324
Conference paper

Assessment of prestressed concrete bridges - challenges (2020)

Täljsten. B, Paulsson. B, Popescu. C, Bagge. N, Nilforoush. R, Emborg. M, et al.
Part of: IABSE Symposium, Wroclaw 2020, Synergy of Culture and Civil Engineering – History and Challenges, s. 487-494, International Association For Bridge And Structural Engineering (IABSE), 2020