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Juan Pablo Gevaudan Burgos

Assistant Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Architectural Engineering

Research Areas:

Building Structural Systems

Interest Areas:

Conventional and low-CO2 concrete technology, durability science of cementitious materials, cement chemistry, extra-terrestrial applications, automated construction, advanced materials manufacturing and characterization of cement-based materials.

 
 

 

Education

  • B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2014
  • Ph.D., Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado - Boulder, 2019
  • M.S., Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado - Boulder, 2019

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Juan Pablo Gevaudan, Zoey Craun and Wil V. Srubar, 2021, "Sulfuric acid degradation of alkali-activated metakaolin cements supplemented with brucite", Cement and Concrete Composites, 121
  • J. Osio-Norgaard, A. N. Aday, X. Chen, S. L. Williams, Juan Pablo Gevaudan and W. V. Srubar, 2021, "Silica-modifying chemical admixtures for directed zeolitization of metakaolin-based alkali-activated materials", Cement and Concrete Research, 142
  • Matthew Bedeaux, Juan Pablo Gevaudan, Bimala Lama and Wil V. Srubar, 2021, "Atomic structure and phase assemblages in novel M-(N)-A-S-H materials", Cement and Concrete Research, 142
  • Qing Li, Xinyuan Li, Kai Yang, Xiaohong Zhu, Juan Pablo Gevaudan, Changhui Yang and Muhammed Basheer, 2021, "The long-term failure mechanisms of alkali-activated slag mortar exposed to wet-dry cycles of sodium sulphate", Cement and Concrete Composites, 116
  • Juan Pablo Gevaudan, Briana Santa-Ana and Wil V. Srubar, 2021, "Iron mineral admixtures improve the sulfuric acid resistance of low-calcium alkali-activated cements", Cement and Concrete Composites, 116
  • Juan Pablo Gevaudan, Jaqueline D. Wallat, Bimala Lama and Wil V. Srubar, 2020, "PVA- and PEG-assisted sol-gel synthesis of aluminosilicate precursors for N-A-S-H geopolymer cements", Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 103, (2), pp. 859-877
  • Juan Pablo Gevaudan, Zoey M. Craun and Wil V. Srubar, 2019, "Using Calcined Waste Eggshells to Remove Sulfate in Nonpotable Concrete Mixing Water", Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 31, (6)
  • Juan Pablo Gevaudan, Alejandro Caicedo-Ramirez, Mark T. Hernandez and Wil V. Srubar, 2019, "Copper and cobalt improve the acid resistance of alkali-activated cements", Cement and Concrete Research, 115, pp. 327-338
  • Juan Pablo Gevaudan, Kate M. Campbell, Tyler J. Kane, Richard K. Shoemaker and Wil V. Srubar, 2017, "Mineralization dynamics of metakaolin-based alkali-activated cements", Cement and Concrete Research, 94, pp. 1-12

Conference Proceedings

  • Juan Pablo Gevaudan and Susan A. Bernal, 2021, "Chloride-induced Corrosion of Steel Reinforcement in Alkali-Activated Slag/Metakaolin Blended Concretes"
  • Juan Pablo Gevaudan, Jorge Osio-Norgaard and Wil V. Srubar, 2019, "Alternative cements: Recent developments and future directions", pp. 294-308
  • Juan Pablo Gevaudan and Wil V. Srubar, 2017, "Energy Performance of Alkali-Activated Cement-Based Concrete Buildings", pp. 311-323

Other

  • Rebecca Napolitano, Wesley Reinhart and Juan Pablo Gevaudan, 2021, "Smart cities built with smart materials", Science, 371, (6535), pp. 1200-1201
  • Jorge Osio-Norgaard, Juan Pablo Gevaudan and Wil V. Srubar, 2018, "A review of chloride transport in alkali-activated cement paste, mortar, and concrete", Construction and Building Materials, 186, pp. 191-206

Research Projects

  • August 2021 - August 2033, "Nuclear Energy University Programs-Fellowship and Scholarship Support," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • September 2022 - August 2025, "IRES Track I: International Partnership for Responsive Infrastructure using Sustainable Multifunctional Materials (iPRISM)," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • October 2021 - September 2024, "Development of Novel Corrosion-Responsive Buffer Materials for Long-Term Immobilization of High-Level Nuclear Waste," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • August 2021 - August 2023, "Purpose-made Low-CO2 Mortars for Historic Preservation Applications," (Sponsor: National Center for Preservation Technology and Training).

Honors and Awards

  • ‘Best Paper’ award, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 2020
  • Finalist award, National Science Foundation 2026 Idea Machine, 2020
  • 2019-2021 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Fellow, June 2019

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Contributions to Programs to Enhance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging, Chairperson, Faculty Committee, The Pennsylvania State University, 2021-2022 Recruitment and Retention Faculty Committee, August 2021 - August 2022
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Committee Member, Faculty Committee, The Pennsylvania State University, Graduate Recruitment, November 2021 - August 2022
  • Administrative Support Work, Other, Co-Leader, Co-Leader of the Adaptive Architecture Research, The Convergence Center on Living Multifunctional Material Systems (LiMC2), November 2020 - January 2024

Service to External Organizations:

  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Co-Organizer, Technical Program Committee, Architectural Engineering Institute, April 2021 - April 2021
 


 

About

Globally recognized as a leading architectural engineering department, the mission of the Department of Architectural Engineering at Penn State is to advance the built environment through the development of world-class architectural engineers and research. The vision of the Department of Architectural Engineering at Penn State is to lead the world in innovative education and research to achieve high-performing built environments. Our program emphasizes the scientific and engineering aspects of planning, designing, and constructing buildings, providing our architectural engineering graduates with outstanding education and research opportunities. 

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Phone: 814-865-6394