Pouria Ghods

Pouria Ghods

Dr. Ghods has more than 15 years of experience working in several civil engineering projects related to inspection and condition assessment of reinforced concrete structures including bridges. He has extensive knowledge of concrete industry and has developed a strong network through interactions with the leaders in the construction industry. Dr. Ghods’s unique expertise on the corrosion of steel is utilized at the heart of Giatec’s technologies. He is a recipient of several prestigious awards including 2011 OCRI Student Entrepreneur of the Year Award for his work at Giatec, Morris Cohen Graduate Student Award of the Electrochemical Society (ECS) Corrosion Division, NSERC Post-Doctoral Fellowship, and National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) Foundation Academic Award and has more than 50 peer-reviewed publications. Read Pouria Ghods full biography or see Dr. Ghods Google Scholar Profile.

In Response to The Guardian’s Concrete Week

Over 6 days, during what they called Concrete Week, The Guardian published on its website more than 10 different articles ranging from “Concrete: the most destructive material on earth” to “Delicate sense of terror: what does concrete do to our mental health?” Concrete is blamed for flooding, urbanization, respiratory diseases, depression, and government corruption. In contrast, in the next paragraph, they note that concrete is literally the foundation of modern civilization and that there is no substitute. So which is true? Even the most ardent proponent of concrete would admit…

About Giatec

Giatec is a global company revolutionizing the construction industry by bringing smart testing technologies and real-time data collection to the forefront of every jobsite. Giatec’s suite of hardware and software products has leveraged advanced technologies such as AI and the Internet of Things (IoT), including wireless concrete sensors, mobile apps, and advanced non-destructive technologies (NDT) to drive innovation throughout concrete’s lifecycle and reduce concrete’s carbon footprint.

Our suite of hardware and software products has leveraged advanced technologies such as; Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Internet of Things (IoT), including; wireless concrete sensors, mobile apps, and advanced non-destructive technologies (NDT) to drive innovation throughout concrete’s lifecycle.

Combining wireless concrete sensors and mobile apps, Giatec has developed smart IoT-based technologies, like SmartRock® concrete maturity sensors, for real-time monitoring of concrete properties. This provides critical information to contractors so they can make efficient and informed decisions on the jobsite, ultimately saving time and money. Ready-mix producers also leverage the SmartRock® Plus cloud, which gives them access to concrete performance data to optimize their mix designs.

 

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