Mirian Velay-Lizancos

Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering

Purdue University
Lyles School of Civil Engineering
550 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051

Office: HAMP G175C
Phone: (765) 494-2209


Specialty Area(s)

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Universidade da Coruna, Spain
Civil Engineer, Universidade da Coruna, Spain

Research Interests
- Concrete and Cementitious Materials
- Sustainable materials. Concrete with recycled aggregates, concrete with biomass ashes, geopolymers, photocatalytic concrete, etc.
- High performance and advanced construction materials
- Forensic engineering through nondestructive testing (NDT)

Selected Publications
M. Velay-Lizancos, I. Martinez-Lage, P. Vazquez-Burgo. "Influence of recycled aggregates on the accuracy of maturity method on vibrated and self-compacting concretes". Archives of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, 19 (2019) 311-321. M. Velay-Lizancos, I. Martinez-Lage, M. Azenha, J. Granja, P. Vazquez-Burgo. "Concrete with fine and coarse recycled aggregates: E-modulus evolution, compressive strength and non-destructive testing at early ages" Construction and Building Materials, 193 (2018) 323-331. M. Velay-Lizancos, P. Vazquez-Burgo, D. Restrepo, I. Martinez-Lage, "Effect of fine and coarse recycled concrete aggregate on flexural and shear strength of precast reinforced beams: comparison of FEM and experimental results on real scale beams", Construction & Building Materials, 191 (2018) 1109-1119. M. Velay-Lizancos, M. Azenha, I. Martínez-Lage, and P. Vázquez-Burgo, "Addition of biomass ash in concrete: Effects on E-Modulus, electrical conductivity at early ages and their correlation", Construction & Building Materials, 157 (2017) pp. 1126-1132. M. Velay-Lizancos, J.L. Perez-Ordoñez, I. Martínez-Lage. P. Vázquez-Burgo, "Analytical and genetic programming model of compressive strength of eco-concretes by NDT according to curing temperature", Construction & Building Materials, 144 (2017) 195-206. M. Velay-Lizancos, I. Martínez-Lage, M. Azenha, P. Vázquez-Burgo, "Influence of temperature in the evolution of compressive strength and in its correlations with UPV in eco-concretes with recycled materials", Construction & Building Materials, 124 (2016) 276-286. I. Martínez-Lage, M. Velay-Lizancos, P. Vázquez-Burgo. M. Rivas, C. Vázquez-Herrero, A. Ramírez-Rodríguez, M. Martín-Cano, "Mortars and concretes with waste paper industry: biomass ash and dregs", Journal of Environmental Management, 181 (2016) 863-873.