Pavel Krivenko is currently a professor in the Department of Technology of Building Structures and Products and director of the Scientific Research Institute for Binders and Materials, Kyiv National University of Construction and Architecture, Ukraine. He graduated from the Dnepropetrovsk Civil Engineering Institute, Ukraine, with a diploma in Engineer in Building Materials Technology in 1961. He received his Ph.D. (Eng) from the Kyiv Civil Engineering Institute, Ukraine, in1971, and a DSc (Eng) from Kyiv Polytechnical Institute, Ukraine, in 1986. His research interests include the synthesis of alkali-activated cements and materials based on them. He has published more than 20 books, more than 1,000 papers in international journals and conference proceedings, and more than 500 patents. He is a principal investigator in several national and international projects in Ukraine and abroad. He is a member of three International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM) technical committees on alkali-activated materials, board member for three international journals, winner of the State Prize of Ukraine in the field of Science and Engineering (2001), and supervisor of five DSc (Eng) and twenty-three Ph.D. theses.