Institute

Since its foundation in 1948, the Institute for Building Materials Research at RWTH Aachen University (ibac) has developed into an internationally leading and recognised platform in the field of building materials research. The spectrum ranges from applied research and development, often in cooperation with industrial partners, to basic scientific research. RWTH Aachen University offers an ideal environment for this.

Aachen Building Material Day

Our lively forum for dialogue between science and practice. In addition to current contributions from research, industry and administration, you can expect the opportunity for an intensive exchange of experiences between speakers and visitors.

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Raupach
Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Oliver Weichold

Steel and corrosion
Metrology and non-destructive testing methods
Preservation of historic buildings
Polymer materials
Protection systems and durability
Masonry

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Matschei
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Anya Vollpracht

Concrete
Mineralogy and Inorganic Chemistry
Environmental compatibility
Binder

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