Luís Gonçalo Correia Baltazar

Soft and biofunctional materials group
Actual Position: Assistant Professor at DEC-FCT/UNL
Other Positions/Activities: Research fellow at SBMG/CENIMAT
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- Main scientific interests: Rheology of suspensions; Rheological properties of cementitious materials in early state of hydration; Optimisation of grouts for structural consolidation and strengthening of old masonry walls.

Main publications

Baltazar L.G., Henriques F.M.A., Cidade M.T. (2014) Contribution to the design of hydraulic lime-based grouts for masonry consolidation. Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, Taylor & Francis DOI:10.3846/13923730.2014.893918.

•    Baltazar L.G., Henriques F.M.A., Jorne F., Cidade M.T. (2014) Combined effect of superplasticizer, silica fume and temperature in the performance of natural hydraulic lime grouts. Construction and Building Materials 50: 584-597, Elsevier.

•    Baltazar L.G., Henriques F.M.A., Jorne F., Cidade M.T. (2013) The use of rheology in the study of the composition effects on the fresh behaviour of hydraulic lime grouts for injection of masonry walls. Rheologica Acta 52(2): 127-138, Springer.

•    Baltazar L.G., Cidade M.T., Henriques F.M.A. (2012) Influence of different types of admixtures on the rheological properties of hydraulic lime grouts. Proceedings of the XVIth International Congress on Rheology, Lisbon, Portugal, 5th-10th August 2012.

•    Baltazar L.G., Henriques F.M.A., Jorne F. (2012) Optimisation of flow behaviour and stability of superplasticized fresh hydraulic lime grouts through design of experiments. Construction and Building Materials Journal 35: 838-845, Elsevier.