Concrete is utilized for its moldability and low cost but its brittleness causes it to break and shatter easily. U-M researchers have developed a bendable concrete to combat that problem.
About the Professor
About the Professor: Victor Li is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan College of Engineering. His research interests includes the design, processing and characterization of smart-fiber reinforced cementitious composites for protective and sustainable built environments. His research group engages in interdisciplinary research linking industrial ecology and structural health monitoring with bio-inspired materials designed to enhance harmony between the built and the natural environment.