Hamed Maraghechi appointed as Director of the Central Research Laboratory of CalPortland

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US: CalPortland has appointed Hamed Maraghechi as its Director of the Central Research Laboratory. He will be based at the CalPortland Center of Technical Excellence in southern California where he will conduct new research and testing related to issues such as carbon reduction and sequestration to help the company achieve its commitment to lowering greenhouse gases. He will also oversee all advanced analytical services for customers and for internal operations, in this newly created position.

Maraghechi holds a PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering with a materials focus from the Pennsylvania State University, a master’s degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and a master’s degree in Polymer Engineering from the University of Tehran in Iran. He was most recently a senior scientist at Fortera working on the design and development of low CO2 cement and concrete formulations. Prior to Fortera, he worked as a scientist at Boral IP Holdings and the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland.

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