Short CV/Education and training

  • 1987
    ETH Zürich: Prediploma in Biology

  • 1992
    ETH Zürich: Diploma in Environmental Science

  • 1996
    ETH Zürich: PhD in soil science: immobilisation of heavy metals

  • 1996 – 2002
    Scientist for nuclear wastes at BMG Engineering, Schlieren

  • Since 2002
    Group leader thermodynamic modelling, Empa, Laboratory Concrete and Construction Chemistry, Switzerland

Selected publications

  • Lothenbach, B., Scrivener, K., Hooton, R.D. (2011) Supplementary cementitious materials. Cement and Concrete Research, 41 (12), 1244-1256.

  • Lothenbach, B., Le Saout, G., Gallucci, E., Scrivener, K. (2008) Influence of limestone on the hydration of Portland cements.

  • Lothenbach, B., Matschei, T., Möschner, G., Glasser, F. (2008) Thermodynamic modelling of the effect of temperature on the hydration and porosity of Portland cement. Cement and Concrete Research, 38(1), 1-18.

  • Lothenbach, B. and F. Winnefeld (2006), Thermodynamic modelling of the hydration of Portland cement. Cement and Concrete Research 36, 209-226.

  • Lothenbach, B., Furrer, G. and Schulin, R. (1997), Immobilization of heavy metals by polynuclear aluminium and montmorillonite compounds. Environmental Science & Technology 31: 1452-1462

Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • European research network "nanocem"

  • Swissresearch network "cement"


  • Editorial board of Cement and Conrete Research

  • Research Commission Empa


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