Robert J. Flatt

Robert J. Flatt became Professor of Building Materials at ETH Zurich in September 2010. Before that he was Principal Scientist Head of Inorganic Materials in Corporate Research at Sika Technology AG. This is the R&D branch of Sika AG, a Swiss based company internationally active in the areas of materials used for sealing, bonding, damping, reinforcing and protecting load-bearing structures in construction and industry. Prior to joining Sika, Robert J. Flatt spent two and a half years as Postdoctoral Researcher at Princeton University, USA in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering with the materials group of Prof. G.W. Scherer. There he worked on the fundamental aspects of crystal growth in porous media as well as on the development of particle-modified consolidants in projects supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation, the Lafarge Central Research Laboratory and the Samuel Kress Foundation. Robert J. Flatt joined the NCCR Digital Fabrication in June 2014 and has been its deputy director since the summer of 2017.

Role in the NCCR Digital Fabrication: NCCR Deputy Director, Principal Investigator, Member of the Steering Committee

Projects: Mesh Mould, Digital Concrete Processing, Smart Dynamic Casting (SDC), 3D Printing for Complex Architectural Components, Sustainability Assessment

Affiliation: Institute for Building Materials, ETH Zurich

Email: Prof. Dr. Robert J. Flatt

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