Environmental and Materials Characterisation Lab

Areas of Research

  • Cement/Concrete/Geopolymer/Engineered Composites
  • Damage & source detection in micro and macro level
  • Soils (contaminated land)
  • Metals & Corrosion
  • Sustainable construction materials
  • Many more…

Consultancy Work

  • Engineering Forensics

Facilities include

  • XRD
  • Thermal analysis: TGA/MS and DSC/TGA
  • Optical microscopy/image analysis
  • ESEM with EDX
  • FTIR
  • Isothermal conduction calorimetry
  • UV/VIS

 

Laboratory Manager: Mark Russell

m.i.russell@qub.ac.uk