Mats Wendel

Sustainable Development driving innovation

It is important to have both incentives and clear requirements to drive developments forwards and to make sure that the industry is making a positive contribution to sustainable development.

Bitumen key to smart roads

Leading an ambitious research programme, Nicolas Hautière of IFSTTAR is eager to demonstrate the viability of future fifth generation roads.

Mining the microscale

Dr Johan Blom at the University of Antwerp, is looking for answers to the behaviour of bitumen in the material’s microscale structure and composition.