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Mohammad Houshmand

Ph.D. Candidate in Civil Engineering, Drexel University

Mohammad, a Ph.D. candidate in Civil Engineering at Drexel University, focuses on bio-inspired self-healing materials with a strong background in advanced material manufacturing and characterization. His current research is dedicated to harnessing nature's ingenuity to develop groundbreaking solutions for damage-responsive self-healing in concrete. He has also been involved in the development of vascular self-responsive composites for thermal regulation in buildings. His previous work includes the performance assessment of organic-based sealants, providing robust protection against concrete degradation. Moreover, Mohammad has worked on the conversion of waste coal combustion by-products into construction materials, striving to foster sustainability and minimize environmental impact.


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    PhD Candidate in Civil Engineering, Drexel University