H. (Hao) Huang


2011- Now    PhD candidate, Delft University of Technology          
2009 - 2011 Master of Materials Science and Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology
2005 - 2009 Bachelor of Materials Science and Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology


Seeking the ways to limit the autogenous shrinkage of HPC/UHPC is very important for engineering practice. Internal curing is considered to be an effective solution to counteract self-desiccation and autogenous shrinkage for the low water/binder ratio cementitious system, thereby reducing the early-age cracking.

It is acknowledged that under suitable burning conditions, rice husk ash has a high content of amorphous silica and a porous structure. In this project, the RHA is explored to mitigate the autogenous shrinkage of HPC/UHPC.

  • H Huang, G Ye. Examining the “time-zero” of autogenous shrinkage in high/ultra-high performance cement pastes. Cement and Concrete Research 97, 107-114.
  • Ye G., Huang H., Van Tuan N. (2018) Rice Husk Ash. In: De Belie N., Soutsos M., Gruyaert E. (eds) Properties of Fresh and Hardened Concrete Containing Supplementary Cementitious Materials. RILEM State-of-the-Art Reports, vol 25. Springer, Cham

Hao Huang

PhD candidate


Materials, Mechanics, Management & Design (3Md)

Materials and Environment

Chair / Research:
Concrete modelling and material behaviour

Jacqueline van Unen-Bergenhenegouwen