Former Visitors


    Several visitors arrived before our group page was created, so we only have links to some of their home pages. For more recent visitors we include their Princeton page (no longer updated) along with their home page.


C. Hall and W.D. Hoff, Water transport in brick, stone and concrete (Spon Press, London, 2002)


  • Lena Aggelakopoulou (2001)

“Rheology optimization of Particle Modified Consolidants”, E. Aggelakopoulou, P. Charles, M.E. Acerra,  A.I.  Garcia, R.J. Flatt, and G.W. Scherer, pp.15-20 in Materials Issues in Art & Archaeology VI, MRS Symposium Proc. Vol. 712, eds. P.B. Vandiver, M. Goodway, and J.L. Mass (Materials Res. Soc., Warrendale, PA, 2002)



  • Lucia Fernandez (2001)


  • Costanza Miliani (2003)

“Sol-Gel Properties and Consolidation Effectiveness of three Particle Modified Consolidants: TiO2-PMC, Al2O3-PMC and SiO2-PMC”, C. Miliani, M.L. Velo-Simpson, G.W. Scherer, J. Cult. Herit. 8 (2007) 1-6


  • Gilles Chanvillard (2004)

“Particle-modified consolidants: A study on the effect of particles on sol-gel properties and consolidation effectiveness”, C. Miliani, M.L. Velo-Simpson, G.W. Scherer, J. Cult. Herit. 8 (2007) 1-6




  • Olivier Coussy (2005) (deceased 2010)

“Deformation and brittle fracture from drying-induced crystallization of salts”, J. Mech. Phys. Solids 54 (2006) 1517–1547


  • Cédric Gommes (2005)

“The microstructure of hybrid silica gels and its modification by evaporative and supercritical dryings”, C.J. Gommes, Silvia Blacher, J.-P. Pirard, and G.W. Scherer, J. Sol-Gel Sci Technol 44  (2007) 211–218


  • Chiara Vacchiano (2005)


  • Hein Castellijn (2006)

“Permeability reduction in sandstone by in situ formed silica gel”, H. J. Castelijns, G. W. Scherer, L. Pel, and P. L. J. Zitha, J. Appl. Phys. 102, 114901 (2007) 1-10


“An analytical method for prediction of the water permeability of cement paste”, J. J. Zheng, X. Z. Zhou, ACI Materials Journal (accepted).

“A numerical method for predicting the chloride diffusivity of concrete with interfacial cracks”, J. J. Zheng, J. P. Pu, K. F. Mao, Key Engineering Materials (in press).

“An analytical solution for the chloride diffusivity of hardened cement paste”, J. J. Zheng, X. Z. Zhou, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering (submitted).

“An analytical method for predicting the chloride diffusivity of cement paste”, J. J. Zheng, X. Z. Zhou, Journal of the American Ceramic Society (submitted).

“Prediction of relative electrical conductivity of saturated cement paste”, J. J. Zheng, X. Z. Zhou, Magazine of Concrete Research (submitted).

“Prediction of the degree of hydration at initial setting time of cement paste with particle agglomeration”, Jian-jun Zheng, Jie Zhang, George W. Scherer, Cement Concr. Res. (2012)  in press


“Damage from hygric swelling”, Timothy P. Wangler, Philippa Duffus, and George W. Scherer, presented at the 7th Int. on the Conservation of Monuments in the Mediterranean Basin, Orléans, France, June 6-8, 2007

“Damage Mechanism in Clay-Bearing Stone”. Philippa Duffus, Timothy Wangler, George W. Scherer, presented at the MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, Nov. 26-30, 2007

“Swelling damage mechanism for clay-bearing sandstones”, P. Duffus, T. Wan-gler, and G.W. Scherer. Proc. 11th Int. Cong. Deterioration and Conservation of Stone (Nicolaus Copernicus University Press, Torun, Poland, 2008) Vol. I, pp. 65-72

“Flaw propagation and buckling in clay-bearing sandstones”, T.P. Wangler, A. Stratulat, P. Duffus, J.-H. Prévost, G.W. Scherer, Environ. Earth Sci. 63 [7-8] (2011) 1565-1572



  • Hannelore Derluyn (2008)

“Heptahydrate I: The growth of sodium sulfate heptahydrate crystals”, H. Der-luyn, T.A. Saidov, R.M. Espinosa-Marzal, L. Pel, G.W. Scherer, J. Crystal Growth 329 (2011) 44–51


  • Andrea Hamilton (2008)

 “The chemomechanics of sodium sulfate crystallization in thenardite impregnated limestones during re-wetting”, R.M. Espinosa-Marzal, A. Hamilton, M. McNall, K. Whitaker, and G.W. Scherer, J. Mater. Res. 26 [12] (2011) 1472-1481


“Heptahydrate I: The growth of sodium sulfate heptahydrate crystals”, H. Der-luyn, T.A. Saidov, R.M. Espinosa-Marzal, L. Pel, G.W. Scherer, J. Crystal Growth 329 (2011) 44–51

“Nucleation of sodium sulfate heptahydrate on mineral substrates studied by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance”, T.A. Saidov, R.M. Espinosa-Marzal, Leo Pel, G.W. Scherer, J. Crystal Growth 338 (2012) 166-169


 “The use of hydroxyapatite as a new inorganic consolidant for damaged carbonate stones”, Enrico Sassoni, Sonia Naidu, George W. Scherer, Journal of Cultural Heritage  12 (2011) 346–355

“Preliminary Results of the Use of Hydroxyapatite as a Consolidant for Car-bonate Stones”, E. Sassoni, S. Naidu, and G.W. Scherer, pp. 189-195, Materials Is-sues in Art and Archaeology IX, Vol. 1319, Eds. P.B. Vandiver, W. Li, J. L. Ru-valcaba Sil, C.L. Reedy, L.D. Frame (Materials Research Society, 2011) ISBN-13: 9781605112961

“New Treatment for Corrosion-Resistant Coatings for Marble and Consolidation of Limestone”, S. Naidu, E. Sassoni, and G.W. Scherer, pp. 289-294 in Jardins de Pierres (SFIIC, Champs-sur-Marne, France, 2011)


“Pressure from Crystallization in Pore Channels”, G.W. Scherer and S. Gupta, pp. 766-771 in Poromechanics V: Proceedings of the Fifth Biot Conference on Poromechan-ics, eds. C. Hellmich, B. Pichler, D. Adam (Am. Soc. Civil Eng., Reston, VA, 2013) 978-0-7844-1299-2 (CD-Rom), doi:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784412992.268

“Influence of fly ash on air entrainment”, L.E. Tunstall and G.W. Scherer, 8 p., paper C3-1 in Proc. Int. Cong. Durability of Concrete, Trondheim, Norway, June 18-21, 2012, Eds. Harald Justnes, Stefan Jacobsen, ISBN 978-82-8208-031-6

“Predicting AEA dosage by Foam Index and adsorption on Fly Ash”, S. Jacobsen, M. Ollendorff, M. Geiker, L. Tunstall, and G.W. Scherer, pp. 103-120, Proc. Nor-dic Concrete Federation Workshop on Durability aspects of fly ash and slag in con-crete, (Norw. Public Roads Adm. Oslo, 15-16 February 2012)


Selvin Yesilay (2014)


Danielle Grossi (Sept-Nov 2014)


Gabriella Graziani (Oct 2014 - Mar 2015)

“Hydroxyapatite coatings for marble protection: optimization of calcite covering and acid resistance”, G. Graziani, E. Sassoni, E. Franzoni, G.W. Scherer, Appl. Surf. Sci. 368 (2016) 241–257

Alexandre Bauer (Mar - July 2016)

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