Viewing posts from : November 2019

Smart Cities

Dr Kagiso Magowe and his team at Telecommunication and Civil Engineering Departments of RMIT University are engaged in Smart Cities projects that aim at developing IoT infrastructure solutions to maximise the usage and efficiency of public resources (mainly local government assets) using smart sensors.

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Green Concrete Produced with Industrial Waste


Environmental sustainability is one of the most discussed topics nowadays. Taking a carbon free approach through adapting to renewable resources is in the best interest of the construction industry. Since the currently used Portland Cement is known for contributing to a high amount of CO2 emission, switching to sustainable alternatives such as alkali-activated materials, has been brought to attention. RMIT University is in the process of investigating techniques to increase the mechanical and durability properties of such environment-friendly substitutes.

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