Fungi’s Role in the Development of Self-Healing Concrete

By Marcia-Ruth Ndege ‘21 While concrete is the world’s most frequently used construction material, it is known to deteriorate quickly under the stress of daily physical and chemical processes. Concrete shrinks in the summer and cracks during the winter, and these cracks allow water to seep into underground steel reinforcement bars, resulting in corrosion. Professor Congrui Jin, an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Binghamton … Continue reading Fungi’s Role in the Development of Self-Healing Concrete