Hoang Nguyen


Ph.D. student
Materials Engineering

10 peer reviewed publications in international journals. The publications have been cited 44 times, of which the most cited publication accounts for 14 citations. The author has a h-index of 5.00. (Scopus)


Hoang Nguyen currently works at Fibre and Particle Engineering Research Unit, Faculty of Technology, University of Oulu. Hoang does research in Materials Engineering. His research interests are fiber reinforced composites and sustainable cementitious materials. Hoang got his Bachelor in Materials Engineering in Ho Chi Minh University of Technology (Vietnam) and graduated from Doshisha University (Japan) with M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering (9/2016). He started his Ph.D. study in the University of Oulu from 11/2016.

Research interests

  • Fiber reinforced cementitious composite
  • Sustainable cementitious binder
  • Cement chemistry

Scientific merits

Research groups

  • Ph.D. student, Fibre and particle engineering

Selected publications

  • Nguyen, Hoang; Kinnunen, Päivö; Gijbels, Katrijn; Carvelli, Valter; Sreenivasan, Harisankar; Kantola, Anu M.; Telkki, Ville-Veikko; Schroeyers, Wouter; Illikainen, Mirja (2019) Ettringite-based binder from ladle slag and gypsum – the effect of citric acid on fresh and hardened state properties. - Cement and concrete research 123, 105800 . [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Gijbels, Katrijn; Nguyen, Hoang; Kinnunen, Päivö; Schroeyers, Wouter; Pontikes, Yiannis; Schreurs, Sonja; Illikainen, Mirja (2019) Feasibility of incorporating phosphogypsum in ettringite-based binder from ladle slag. - Journal of cleaner production 237, 117793 . [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Nguyen, Hoang; Kinnunen, Päivö; Carvelli, Valter; Illikainen, Mirja (2019) Durability of ettringite-based composite reinforced with polypropylene fibers under combined chemical and physical attack. - Cement and concrete composites 102, 157-168 . [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Nguyen, Hoang; Staudacher, Malena; Kinnunen, Päivö; Carvelli, Valter; Illikainen, Mirja (2019) Multi-fiber reinforced ettringite-based composites from industrial side streamsMulti-fiber reinforced ettringite-based composites from industrial side streams. - Journal of Cleaner Production 211 (20), 1065-1077 . [Original]
  • Nguyen, Hoang; Adesanya, Elijah; Ohenoja, Katja; Kriskova, Lubica; Pontikes, Yiannis; Kinnunen, Päivö; Illikainen, Mirja (2019) Byproduct-based ettringite binder – A synergy between ladle slag and gypsum. - Construction and building materials 197, 143-151 . [Original]
  • Nguyen, Hoang; Kinnunen, Päivö; Carvelli, Valter; Mastali, Mohammad; Illikainen, Mirja (2019) Strain hardening polypropylene fiber reinforced composite from hydrated ladle slag and gypsum. - Composites Part B: Engineering 158, 328-338 . [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Nguyen, Hoang; Carvelli, Valter; Adesanya, Elijah; Kinnunen, Päivö; Illikainen, Mirja (2018) High performance cementitious composite from alkali-activated ladle slag reinforced with polypropylene fibers. - Cement and concrete composites 90, 150-160 . [Original] [Self-archived]

Research visits

  • Visiting Ph.D. student
    3.6.2019 to 26.8.2019

    Civil Engineering Department, Technical University of Denmark (DTU)