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EPA Grant Number: SU834350
Title: Alkali-Activated Slag Cement (AASC) as a Sustainable Building Material

Drexel University students are developing a beneficial reuse of slag, which is a waste product of the refining industry, in Alkali-Activated Slag cement as a substitute for ordinary portland cement-based building materials. The proposed design will study the efficacy of a fundamental construction material that has the potential to reduce hazards to human health and the environment.

Challenge Area(s): Built Environment, Materials & Chemicals

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