• Academic Conferences

    c40. Peng, B*., Hay, R.*, Celik, K., 3D Shape analysis of lunar regolith simulants, 72nd International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2022), September 18 – 22, 2022,  Paris, France

    c39. Elmesalami, N.*, Hay, R.*, Singh, I.*, Krishnan, P.*, Wang, X.*, Peng, B.*, Shahbaz, F.*, Celik, K., Potential of HESEB soft X-ray beamline for applications in sustainable construction materials, HESEB - Helmholtz-SESAME Soft X-Ray Beamline- Workshop on Soft X-Rays, September 9 – 8, 2022, Istanbul, Turkey

    c38. Hay, R.*, Celik, K., Physio-chemical evolution and corrosion performance of LC3-based composites under carbonation, 12th Advances in Cement-Based Materials (Cements 2022), July 11–13, 2022, Irvine, California, USA

    c37. Elmesalami, N.*, Abdolhosseini, M.J., Celik, K., In-situ TEM imaging of hydrated magnesium carbonate polymorphs during hydration and carbonation of magnesium oxide, 12th Advances in Cement-Based Materials (Cements 2022), July 11–13, 2022, Irvine, California, USA

    c36. Shahbaz, F.*, Singh, I.*, Krishnan, P.*, Celik, K., Life cycle assessment study for magnesium-based cement produced from reject brine, 12th Advances in Cement-Based Materials (Cements 2022), July 11–13, 2022, Irvine, California, USA

    c35. 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, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

    c34. 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

    c33. Hay, R.*, Peng, B.*, Celik, K., Manufacturing and characterization of lunar regolith simulants, 72nd International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2021), October 25 – 29, 2021,  Dubai, UAE

    c32. 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

    c31. 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

    c30. 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

    c29. 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

    c28. 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

    c27. 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

    c26. 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

    c25. Hay, R.*, Li, J., Celik, K., Effects of carbonation on structural and nanomechanical properties of calcium aluminosilicate hydrates C-(A-)S-H, 73rd RILEM Annual Week & International Conference on Innovative materials for Sustainable Civil Engineering (IMSCE), August 25-30, 2019, Nanjing, China

    c24. 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

    c23. 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

    c22. 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

    c21. 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 

    c20. 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

    c19. 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

    c18. 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

    c17. Hay, R.*, Celik, K., The effect of supplementary materials on structure and electrochemical properties of 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

    c16. 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

    c15. 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

    c14. Celik, K., Monteiro, P.J.M.,  Padmaja, 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

    c13. Celik, K., Mead, A.R., Mosalam, K.M., Measuring diffuse daylight at SinBerBEST Testbed, CREATE Symposium 2017, 11 January, 2017, Singapore

    c12. 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

    c11. 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

    c10. 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

    c09. 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

    c08. Yoon, S., Galan, I., Celik, K., Glasser, F.P., & Imbabi, S.B., Characterization of Micro-Pore Structure in Novel Cement Matrices, 2014 Material Research Society Spring Meeting, 21-25 April 2014, San Francisco, USA

    c07. Celik, K., Meral, C., Mancio, M., Mehta, P. K., & Monteiro, P., A comparative study of self-consolidating concretes incorporating high-volume natural pozzolan or high-volume fly ash ,  The Third International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies (SCMT3) 18-21 August, 2013, Kyoto, Japan (Awarded as one of the best 15 papers among the 560 papers to publish in the special edition of Construction and Building Materials Journal)

    c06. Celik, K., Tosun, K, Meral, C., Moon, J., Itty, P-A, Parkinson D. McDowell, A.A., & Monteiro,  P.J.M. Investigation of DEF and ASR in Cement-Based Material by Microtomography, 2012 Advanced Light Source User Meeting, 8-10 October 2012, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, USA

    c05. Celik, K., Kilinckale, F.M., “Effect of Pozzolanic Materials on The Durability of Blended Cements”,  The First International Conference on Recent Advances in Concrete Technology (RAC07), 19-21 September 2007, Washington DC, USA

    c04. Kilinckale, F.M., Celik, K., “Comparison between Strength Properties of Separate Grinding Blended Cements and Intergrinding Blended Cements”, Ninth CANMET/ACI International Conference on Fly Ash, Silica fume, Slag and Natural Pozzolans in Concrete, May 27-June 1 2007, Warsaw, Poland

    c03. Kilinckale, F.M., Celik, K., A. Madak, “ The Effects of Polycarboxylate-Based Plasticizers on Properties of Cement Paste”, XX. National Chemistry Congress, 4-8 September, 2006, Kayseri, Turkey

    c02. Celik, K., F.M. Kilinckale, “The Effects of Mineral Admixtures and Physical Properties of Cement on Strength Performance of Mortars”, MBGAK 2005, 17-19 November 2005, Istanbul, Turkey

    c01. Kilinckale, F.M., Celik, K. & Kaya, H., “Effects of Type of Mineral Admixtures on the Properties of Mortars”, XVIII. National Chemistry Congress,1-5 July 2004 Kars, Turkey

  • 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 19th, 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, June 21, 2019, Pasadena, California, USA

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

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