Mette Rica Geiker
Background and activities
Professional Experience: 1984: Technical Advisor, Aalborg Cement Factory, Denmark; 1985-87: Project Engineer, COWIconsult, Denmark; 1987-1989: Consultant for Golden Bay Cement Co. Ltd., New Zealand; 1989-1991: Chemical Engineer/Project Manager, G.M. Idorn Consult A/S, Denmark; 1991-1999: Senior Engineer COWI, Denmark,1999-2012: Associate Professor, Technical University of Denmark (DTU); 2010-: Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).
Scientific focus area: structure–property relationships, porosity characterisation, cementitious materials, fresh concrete properties, property development, solid/pore-liquid interaction, durability, reinforcement corrosion, sustainability.
Supervision of students
- PhD theses supervisor: 26 in total. Main supervisor for 12, co-supervisor for 14. Current: Main supervisor for 2. Co-supervisor for 7 (3 at NTNU, 3 at DTU, 1 at Århus Univ.)
- Post Docs supervisor: 2, 1 ongoing at NTNU
- TRANSCEND, Marie Curie Initial Training Network, European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) grant agreement 264448 (Training Manager - courses)
- NANOCEM, Marie Curie Research Training Network (Training Manager)
- KT6004 - Conctrete Technology for Bridges, Opreation and Maintenance
- KT8308 - Hydration and Microstructure Characterization of Cementitious Materials
- TKT4215 - Concrete Technology 1
- TKT4235 - Concrete Technology 2
- KT8315 - PhD Seminar in Structural Engineering and Materials Science
- KT8205 - Durability of Concrete Structures
Scientific, academic and artistic work
A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database
- (2022) Beyond the chloride threshold concept for predicting corrosion of steel in concrete. Applied Physics Reviews (APR). vol. 9 (1).
- (2022) Revisiting concrete frost salt scaling: On the role of the frozen salt solution micro-structure. Cement and Concrete Research. vol. 157.
- (2022) Correlating the development of chloride profiles and microstructural changes in marine concrete up to ten years. Cement & Concrete Composites. vol. 131.
- (2022) Effect of leaching on the composition of hydration phases during chloride exposure of mortar. Cement and Concrete Research. vol. 153.
- (2022) Methods for characterising the steel–concrete interface to enhance understanding of reinforcement corrosion: a critical review by RILEM TC 262-SCI. Materials and Structures. vol. 55.
- (2021) Impact of electrodialytic remediation of MSWI fly ash on hydration and mechanical properties of blends with Portland cement. Construction and Building Materials. vol. 309.
- (2021) The square root method for chloride ingress prediction - Applicability and limitations. Materials and Structures. vol. 54.
- (2021) 25 years of field exposure of pre-cracked concrete beams; combined impact of spacers and cracks on reinforcement corrosion. Construction and Building Materials. vol. 286.
- (2021) Durability-based design: the European perspective. Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure.
- (2021) Microstructural changes and mass transport in cement-based materials: a modeling approach. Cement and Concrete Research. vol. 139 (Jan).
- (2021) 5 years of in situ reinforcement corrosion monitoring in the splash and submerged zone of a cracked concrete element. Construction and Building Materials. vol. 285.
- (2021) Reaction mechanisms of wood ash for use as a partial cement replacement. Construction and Building Materials. vol. 286.
- (2020) Corrosion of steel in carbonated concrete: mechanisms, practical experience, and research priorities - a critical review by RILEM TC 281‐CCC. RILEM technical letters. vol. 5.
- (2020) Screening of untreated municipal solid waste incineration fly ash for use in cement-based materials: chemical and physical properties. SN Applied Sciences.
- (2020) Non-destructive Test Methods for Corrosion Detection in Reinforced Concrete Structures. Nordic Concrete Research. vol. 62 (1).
- (2020) Durability of cracked SFRC exposed to wet-dry cycles of chlorides and carbon dioxide – Multiscale deterioration phenomena. Cement and Concrete Research. vol. 135.
- (2020) Phase development and mechanical response of low-level cement replacements with wood ash and washed wood ash. Construction and Building Materials.
- (2020) A numerical investigation of the cracking behaviour of reinforced-concrete tie elements. Magazine of Concrete Research. vol. 72 (3).
- (2020) Analytical Calculation Model for Predicting Cracking Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Ties. Journal of Structural Engineering. vol. 146 (2).
- (2020) Probabilistic Design of Sustainable Reinforced Concrete Infrastructure Repairs Using SIPmath. Frontiers in Built Environment. vol. 6.