Porous microcapsules with controlled diffusion of rejuvenating agents for asphalt self-healing

Grant: FONDECYT Postdoctoral Research Project 3200227

Funding Agency: National Research and Development Agency (ANID), Chile

Principal Investigator: Erik Alpizar-Reyes

Sponsor Investigator: Jose Norambuena-Contreras

Project duration: 2020 to 2023 (36 months)

The main objective of this project is to synthesize and characterize porous microcapsules from biological source with controlled diffusion mechanisms of rejuvenating agents for optimal self-healing asphalt.