These two articles show what scientists at the University of Arizona and the University of Utah are doing with one “low tech” material: Concrete. There’s more to it than you might think.
Inventor Jinhong Zhang, associate professor of mining and geological engineering in the University of Arizona’s College of Engineering, has developed a new substitute for concrete that has a number of advantages over traditional Portland cement.
Modern marine concrete structures crumble within decades, but 2,000-year-old Roman piers and breakwaters endure, and many are stronger than when they were first constructed.
Mr. Dragone has spent the past twenty years as an acting/consulting CFO for a number of start-ups in a wide range of industries. Peter’s prior experience is that of a serial entrepreneur, managing various start-up and turnaround projects. He was a co-founder of Keurig, Inc.