Topical Advisory Panel for section 'Building Structures'

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College of Engineering, Shantou University, Shantou 515063, China
Interests: fracture mechanics; scale effects; fiber-reinforced concrete; high-performance prestressed concrete; FRP-bar reinforced concrete; instability phenomena and hysteresis; masonry arches; membranes and shells; structural monitoring
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Centre for Infrastructure Engineering, Western Sydney University, Penrith, Australia
Interests: structural dynamics and vibration control; smart structures; online and offline structural health monitoring and damage detection; system identification; data clustering; evolutionary algorithms; fuzzy and neural network modelling
Department of Steel and Timber Structures, Technical University of Kosice, Vysokoskolska 4, 042 00 Kosice, Slovakia
Interests: timber structure
Mechanics, Sound & Vibration Laboratory, Department of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei 10617, Taiwan
Interests: behavior of reinforced; prestressed concrete and steel structures; bridge engineering; engineering material; machine learning; method of finite elements; structural health assessment and monitoring
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School of Architecture, Technology and Engineering, University of Brighton, Brighton BN2 4GJ, UK
Interests: stochastic mechanics; vibration control; ground motion modeling; soil-structure-interaction; vibrating barriers
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LTDS, École nationale d'ingénieurs de Saint-Étienne, University of Lyon, 69007 Saint-Étienne, France
Interests: structural design of RC/masonry/composite structures; Long-term behavior; design for multiple actions; high-performance simulation; TRC/FRP structural repairing and strengthening; building materials and sustainability; constitutive law of materials, recycling in construction and waste management; energy materials; smart materials; materials for special structures; structural resilient design and urban resilience assessment, RC structures underground
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School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Curtin University, Perth 6102, Australia
Interests: structural engineering; blast and impact engineering; protective structures; FRP; modular structures
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Prof. Dr. Ju Chen
College of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
Interests: steel structure; Reinforced concrete composite structure
Department of Architecture and Industrial Design, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, Aversa CE, Italy
Interests: masonry structures; numerical modelling; inverse problems; structural optimisation; seismic engineering; nonlinear analysis; material testing
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Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil, Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: civil engineering; earthquake engineering; seismic risk; numerical modelling; experimental testing
Department of Structures for Engineering and Architecture, University of Naples Federico, Naples, Italy
Interests: steel structures; seismic design; bracings; seismic code; steel beam-to-column joints; Eurocode 8
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Department of Civil engineering, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Interests: structural analysis; finite element modeling; construction engineering; structural stability; finite element analysis; civil engineering materials; concrete technologies; earthquake engineering
College of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Zhejiang University/University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (ZJU-UIUC) Institute, International Campus Zhejiang University, Haining, China
Interests: structural engineering; wind engineering; earthquake engineering; bridge engineering; structural dynamics
Built Environment Engineering Department, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Interests: Building Information Modelling (BIM); green/sustainable buildings; construction & demolition waste; system dynamics modelling
Civil Engineering Department, SCE – Shamoon College of Engineering, Beer Sheva, Israel
Interests: reinforced concrete; finite element modelling, fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP); high-performance concrete (HPC); earthquake engineering
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School of Civil Engineering, Avcilar Campus, Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa, 34200 Istanbul, Turkey
Interests: concrete technology; experimental reinforced concrete; impact mechanics
State Key Laboratory of Coastal and Offshore Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024, China
Interests: structural health monitoring; earthquake engineering; finite element modeling; experimental testing; vulnerability assessment
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College of Civil Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing, China
Interests: network structure; structural analysis; structural optimization; modeling; finite element method; design optimization; CFD simulation
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Prof. Dr. Gerhard Fink
Department of Civil Engineering, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland
Interests: timber engineering; strength grading; structural reliability; probabilistic modelling of timber and engineered wood products
Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture, University of Pavia, Via A. Ferrata 3, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: seismic vulnerability assessment; non-structural elements; advanced numerical modelling of structures; finite element method; applied element method
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1. Sustainable Building with Renewable Materials, InnoRenew CoE, Livade 6, 6310 Izola , Slovenia
2. Department of Applied Natural Sciences, Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies, University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia
Interests: timber engineering; tall timber buildings; timber connections; engineered wood products; hybrid structural systems; seismic design
Università degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Interests: concrete and prestressed concrete structures; bridges; creep and shrinkage in concrete and others
Architecture and Industrial Design, Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Viale Abramo Lincoln, 5, 81100 Caserta CE, Italy
Interests: building; structural analysis; earthquake engineering; nonlinear analysis; structural dynamics; civil engineering; dynamic analysis; cultural heritage
Institute of Technology in Architecture, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: mechanics of materials; form-finding; masonry structures; limit analysis; rocking dynamics; mathematical optimisation
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Civil Engineering College, Fuzhou University, Fuzhou, China
Interests: bridge engineering; structural engineering; earthquake engineering; soil–structure interaction; structural control systems; UHPC; structural health monitoring; retrofitting and strengthening; digital twin; resilience and smart cities
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School of Civil Engineering and Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK
Interests: earthquake engineering; performance based design; steel structures; metallic structures; finite element analysis; non-linear dynamic analysis
School of Civil Engineering, Engineering Campus, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 14300 Nibong Tebal, Penang, Malaysia
Interests: structural and earthquake engineering; infrastructure engineering; risk assessment; seismic hazard; structural analysis; numerical simulation / modelling
Faculty of Architecture, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Interests: structures in architecture; earthquake engineering; dynamic analysis; seismic isolation; asymmetric structures; seismic resistance of energy-efficient buildings; urban resilience; urban systems; risk assessment
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Laboratory of Engineering Mechanics, School of Civil Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: civil engineering; masonry structures; retrofitting of structures; assessment of structures; vulnerability of structures
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College of Architectural and Civil Engineering, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China
Interests: steel structure; prestressed steel structure; prefabricated steel structure; bolted connection
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