Our Team

The Geopolymer Team is based in the School of Natural & Built Environment in Queen’s University Belfast. The driving ethos within the School is to provide engineering approaches to key environmental and sustainability issues and develop infrastructure that supports life in a more sustainable manner. Team leader is Prof Marios Soutsos whose research focuses on construction materials, cement replacement materials, chemical admixtures, concrete rheology and repair materials. Further information on our Team members including contact details, research background and publications can be found by clicking on links below.


Academic staff

Marios_Soutsos_Photo_for_PureProf Marios Soutsos  Prof Wei Sha  JFChenProf Jian Fei Chen AdrianLongProf Adrian Long 


Dr Gehan Selim


Dr Siobhan Cox

Dr Rory Doherty Dr Sreejith Nanukuttan

 Research staff

 Raffaele Vinai

Dr. Raffaele Vinai

Research Fellow



Dr. Jacek Kwasny


Dr Susan Lawther

Research Fellow


Teresa_MCGrath_webTeresa McGrath

Research Fellow



Dr Mark Whittaker

Research Fellow


Dr_Konstantinos_GrigoriadisDr Konstantinos Grigoriadis

Research Fellow RE4

zoltan sasDr Zoltan SasMarie Curie Research Fellow DSC1Dr Dali Bondar

Research Fellow

 Dr. Mark Russell

Summer Students

The Geopolymer Team are happy to welcome a number of visiting students from France and Brazil and Queen’s students for summer placement projects. We are delighted with all the hard work they are carrying out with our own staff and PhD students!

Geopolymer Team





















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