Academic Conferences

Singh, I., Hay, R., Celik, K., Investigation of brucite utilization as a potential sustainable building material, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference 2022 (EMI/PMC 2022), May 31-Jun 3, 2022, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Hay, R., Singh, I., Wang, X., ElMesalami, N., Celik, K., Decarbonizing cement production with environmentally-friendly cements in the UAE,  The UAE Climate Change Research Network’s First Conference, March 30-31, 2022, Dubai, UAE

Hay, R., Peng, B., Celik, K., Manufacturing and characterization of lunar regolith simulants, 72nd International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2021), October 25 – 29, 2021,  Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Wang, X., Wambura, V.D., Ashmawy, D., Singh, I., Celik, K., Improving buildability of limestone calcined clay-based cementitious materials  by incorporating nanoclay, 11th Advances in Cement-Based Materials (Cements 2021), June 23-25, 2021, Virtual Conference

Hay, R., Otchere, C., Celik, K., Phase Composition, Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Recycled Reactive MgO Cement (RMC)-Based Composites under Carbonation, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference 2021 (EMI/PMC 2021), May 25-28, 2021, Virtual Conference

Wang, X., Celik, K., 3D printable lightweight reactive magnesium oxide cement composite with improved thermal insulation, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference 2021 (EMI/PMC 2021), May 25-28, 2021, Virtual Conference

Hay, R.,  Singh, I., Celik, K., Synthesis of brucite from reject brine and its direct carbonation for possible use as construction material, Goldschmidt Virtual 2020, June 21-26, 2020, Virtual Conference

Hay, R., Celik, K., Accelerated carbonation of reactive MgO cement (RMC)-based composite for potential industrial application, Advanced Materials for Sustainable Infrastructure Development, Gordon Research Conference, February 23-28, 2020, Ventura, California, USA

Hay, R., Celik, K., Performance and characterization of limestone calcined clay cement (LC3) with low reactivity clay and limestone of different particle sizes, Limestone Calcined Clay Cements (LC3) Information Day, February 5, 2020, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Hay, R., Li, J., Celik, K., Influence of conditioning, pressing and nanoindentation test parameters on micromechanical properties of calcium (alumino) silicate hydrates,15th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement (ICCC 2019), September 16-20, 2019, Prague, Czech Republic

Hay, R., Li, J., Celik, K., Effects of carbonation on structural and nanomechanical properties of calcium aluminosilicate hydrates C-(A-)S-H, 3rd RILEM Annual Week & International Conference on Innovative Materials for Sustainable Civil Engineering (IMSCE), August 25-30, 2019, Nanjing, China

Hay, R., Khalil, A., Celik, K., Durability and sustainability consideration for structural use of reactive MgO cement, The first international conference on Innovation in Low-Carbon Cement and Concrete Technology (ILCCC-2019),  Jun. 24 - 26, 2019, London, UK

Khalil, A., Hay, R., Celik, K., Enhancing reactivity of light burned magnesia through morphological and microstructural modification, Caltech Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference 2019, June 18-21, 2019, Pasadena, California, USA 

Hay, R., Celik, K., Supercritical CO2 for accelerated carbonation of reactive MgO-based cement, 10th Advances in Cement-Based Materials, Jun. 16-18, 2019, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA

Zemberekci, L., Aldulaimi, W. A. S., Hay, R., Akaoglu, C., Davis M. A., Celik, K., Akbulut, O., Rheological Control Enables Printing of Ultra-Lightweight Cement Composite for Warmer Climate, 35th International Conference of the Polymer Processing Society (PPS-35), May 26-30, 2019, Izmir, Turkey

Hay, R., Celik, K., Supercritical CO2 for accelerated carbonation of reactive MgO-based cement, The Third Annual Graduate & Postdoctoral Research Showcase, February 13, 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Hay, R., Celik, K., Carbonation and corrosion resistance of reactive MgO cement, The Second Middle-Eastern Materials Science Conference, November 12-14, 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Celik, K., Mead, A. R., Mosalam, K.M., Hybrid Simulation for Daylighting of Complex Fenestration Systems for Building Envelopes, Building Performance Analysis Conference and SimBuild co-organized by ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA, September 26-28, 2018, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Hay, R., Celik, K., The effect of supplementary materials on the structure and electrochemical properties of the passive film on carbon steel in concrete and pore solution, Conference in honor of Centennial of Laboratory of Construction Materials and 60th Birthday Prof. Karen Scrivener, August 19-22, 2018, Lausanne, Switzerland

Lesimple, A., Dung, N. T., Hay, R., Unluer, C., Celik, K., Formation of hydrate and carbonate phases within reactive magnesia cement systems,  9th Advances in Cement-Based Materials (Cements 2018), organized by The American Ceramic Society, June 11-12, 2018, Pennsylvania, USA

Hay, R., Celik, K., Effect of aluminum inclusion on morphology and mechanical properties of calcium aluminosilicate hydrate, 2nd Workshop on C-S-H containing aluminum: C-A-S-H II, April 23,-24, 2018, Empa, Dubendorf, Switzerland

Celik, K., Monteiro, P.J.M., Padjama, K., Rheinheimer, V., Taylor, R., Wu, Y., Yu, L., Zhang, M-H., Development of Multi-Functional Energy-Efficient Structural Materials, The 1st International Conference on Construction Materials for Sustainable Future, 19-21 April 2017, Zadar, Croatia

Celik, K., Mead, A.R., Mosalam, K.M., Measuring diffuse daylight at SinBerBEST Testbed, CREATE Symposium 2017, 11 January 2017, Singapore

Nguyen, W., Hernández-Cruz, D., Celik, K., Duncan, J.F., Monteiro, P.J.M., Ostertag, C.P., In-Situ tensile and corrosion damage characterization of fiber-reinforced cementitious composites using X-ray micro-computed tomography, 9th International Conference on Fracture Mechanics of Concrete and Concrete Structures, 22-25 May 2016, Berkeley, USA

Günay, S., Celik, K., Hay, R., Casquero-Modrego, N., Mosalam, K.M, Developing the Manufacturing Technique of the Translucent Concrete Panels, Urban Sustainability R&D Congress 2015, 9-10 July 2015, Singapore

Günay, S., Celik, K., McHale, A., Kreiger, B., Casquero-Modrego, N., Mosalam, K.M., and Monteiro, P.J.M., Mass Production of Translucent Concrete Panels with White Ultra-Lightweight Cement Composites, Urban Sustainability R&D Congress 2015, 9-10 July 2015, Singapore

Rheinheimer, V., Taylor R., Celik, K., Monteiro, P.J.M., Zhang, M-H, Imaging characterization of ultra-lightweight cement composites with low thermal conductivity, Urban Sustainability R&D Congress 2015, 9-10 July 2015, Singapore

Other Publications

Invention Disclosure: Mosalam, K.M., Mead, A.R., Celik, K., Hybrid Simulation for Daylight Analysis of Complex Fenestration Systems, Invention Disclosure to University of California - Office of Technology Licensing, UC case number BK-2018-017, August 19, 2017

Invited talk: Advances in Development and Characterization of Sustainable Structural Materials, Human, Engineering, and Climate Change Talks, Istanbul Medipol University, Istanbul, Turkey, May 23, 2022

Invited talk: Advances in Development and Characterization of Sustainable Construction Materials, ACI Concrete Conference on Innovation, Dubai, UAE, March 10, 2022

Invited talk: Enhancing reactivity of light burned magnesia through morphological and microstructural modification, EMI 2019,  California Institute of Technology, California, USA, June 21, 2019

Invited talk: Advances in Development and Characterization of Sustainable Structural Materials, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA, June 14, 2019

Invited talk: Advances in Development and Characterization of Sustainable Structural Materials & Hybrid‐Simulation for Daylight Analysis, Sabanci University, Turkey, July 13, 2017