Folker H. Wittmann
Dr. rer. nat. Dr.-Ing. E. h.


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Professor emeritus Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ)
Professor of Qingdao University of Technology
Director of Aedificat Institute Freiburg
Aedificat Institute Freiburg
Schlierbergstraße 80
D-79100 Freiburg
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Qingdao University of Technology
Centre for Durability Studies
11 Fushun Road, Qingdao 266033 China
Tel.: 0086 532 8507 1006
Fax: 0086 532 8507 1000


My res earch interest focuses on durability of reinforced concrete and concrete structures. Investigations on preventive measures include studies on the effectiveness of water repellent treatment of cement-based materials as chloride barrier. Chloride penetration into concrete exposed to sea water is studied experimentally and simulated. Emphasis is laid on durability under combined mechanical and environmental loads. Strain hardening cement-based materials (SHCC) are being optimised and the potential of their application for repair and more durable structures is investigated.

I also like to play piano, skiing and hiking. In addition I am hobby vintager.

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