On April 20th, Dr.-Ing.Horst-Michael Ludwig and his party paid a visit to the Material and Engineering Structure Department of CRSRI in companion with Prof. Zhao Qinglin from Wuhan University of Technology. Prof.Yang Huaquan, the head of Material and Engineering Structure Department warmly welcomed their visit and held a satisfactory discussion on some academic problems and the possibilities for further cooperation.
Prof.Yang Huaquan made a brief introduction to the guests about the department and current research development. In response, Prof. Ludwig made a short presentation about F.A. Finger-Institute for Building Materials Science Bauhaus-University Weimar, gave an academic lecture on Trends in Binder and Concrete Technology, and highlighted some most-concerned research spots, including basic research in cement hydration, reduction of CO2 emission in cement and concrete, new concrete technology and durability of concrete. The participants made a heated discussion with Prof. Ludwig on various questions concerned. In the end, Prof. Ludwig visited the testing center with keen interest.