Álvaro Paul Quiroz

Profesor asociado

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Coordinador Ingeniería Civil en Obras Civiles

• Doctor y Master en Ingeniería Civil, Georgia Institute of Technology.

• Magíster en Ciencias de la Ingeniería, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

• Ingeniero Civil, mención Ingeniería y Gestión de la Construcción, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Carreras Asociadas

Cursos o Cátedras que imparte


  • Novel application of Chilean natural pozzolan for sustainable strain-hardening cementitious composite

  • On the effect of simulated contamination of chlorides and sulfates on steel rebar corrosion

  • The impact of sulfate- and sulfide-bearing sand on delayed ettringite formation

  • Flue gas desulfurization (FGD) fly ash as a sustainable, safe alternative for cement-based materials.

  • The role of moisture transport mechanisms on the performance of lightweight aggregates in internal curing

Proyectos de investigación

  • Performance of contaminated aggregates in cement-based materials: role of internal sources of chloride and sulfate/sulfide in concrete properties and durability

Apariciones en Medios

  • Researchers from Michigan State University Describe Findings in Sustainability Research (Novel Application of Chilean Natural Pozzolan for Sustainable Strain-hardening Cementitious Composite)

  • Findings from Universidad de Los Andes Provide New Insights into Building and Construction (On the Effect of Simulated Contamination of Chlorides and Sulfates On Steel Rebar Corrosion: Electrochemical Behavior and Surface Analysis)

  • Research team seeks to reduce the environmental impact of concrete by increasing its durability