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Johann Plank

Technical University of Munich
Garching, Germany

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Short Bio:

Prof. Plank holds a Ph.D. in chemistry. From 1980 – 2000 he held positions as Research Group Leader, Director of Research “Construction and Oilfield Chemicals” and finally General Manager of SKW Polymers GmbH, Trostberg where he invented numerous concrete & mortar additives and oilfield chemicals. Since 2001 he is Full Professor of Construction Chemistry at Technische Universität München, Department of Chemistry. His current research is focused on novel low carbon “green” binders, polymeric admixtures (esp. polycarboxylate superplasticizers) for concrete and mortar, CO2 footprint of concrete admixtures, nanoparticles, organic-inorganic hybrid materials, 3D printing and energy harvesting floors. Prof. Plank has published over 500 scientific papers, holds 40 patents, has guest professorships in Singapore, Tokyo, Shanghai, Beijing and Iraq, is member of numerous professional organizations including GDCh, RILEM, SPE, API and recipient of the A. Aignesberger Award from CANMET/ACI.