Topical Advisory Panel


Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (DICA), Politecnico Di Milano, 20133 Milan, Italy
Interests: masonry materials; concrete materials; composite materials; strengthening materials; masonry structures; reinforced concrete; composite structures; steel structures; structural design; structural analysis
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Department of Engineering Technology, Texas State University University, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA
Interests: finite element modeling; FRP materials; constitutive modeling of concrete materials with emphasis on failure and post failure behavior; high strength and fiber reinforced concretes; seismic retrofit of steel; and concrete structures; and earthquake resistance of new structures
Division of Structural Science and Technology, Department of Architectural Engineering, School of Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, 67100 Xanthi, Greece
Interests: construction materials; concrete; cement; reinforced concrete; smart materials; piezoelectric materials; piezoelectric sensor/actuator; finite element analysis; structural health monitoring, fiber reinforced concrete; concrete repair; reinforced concrete strengthening
Laboratory of Civil Engineering and Geo-Environment (LGCgE), Department of Civil Engineering, University of Artois, 62408 Béthune, France
Interests: material characterization; DRX analysis; biomass ashes; cement; concrete; construction materials; friction; lubrification; release agents; formwork/concrete interface; greenwalls; building thermal performance
Faculty of Civil Engineering and Building Services, The "Gheorghe Asachi" Technical University of Iasi, 700050 Iasi, Romania
Interests: nanomaterials; sustainable concrete; supplementary cementitious materials; recycled aggregates concrete; behaviour of concrete at elevated temperatures; reinforced concrete structures
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Department of Structures, Faculty of Civil Engineering, VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, 708 33 Ostrava-Poruba, Czech Republic
Interests: design of reinforced and prestressed concrete structures; soil-structure interaction and design of foundations; structures at areas affected with deep mining; innovative variants of concrete (HPC, alcali-activated composite, fiber concrete); firedesign of reinforced and prestressed concrete structures; risk of explosive spalling
School of Energy, Construction and Environment, Faculty of Engineering Environment and Computing, Coventry University, West Midlands CV1 5FB, UK
Interests: vibration of structures (human or naturally induced); non-destructive testing & evaluation of structures; pavement (structural) rehabilitation methods; (smart) monitoring & prolonging the Life of structures; domain decomposition methods of large civil engineering structures; micro-mechanics of GFRC
Department of Structural, Geotechnical and Building Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, 24, 10129 Torino, Italy
Interests: concrete technology; 3D concrete printing; fiber-reinforced composites; sustainable building materials
Faculty of Civil Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology, 00-637 Warsaw, Poland
Interests: sustainable building materials; rammed earth; earth concrete; hempcrete; thermal insulation materials
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
Interests: asphalt; pavement; highway; construction; road; design; sustainability; recycled; testing; materials; cracking; rutting; performance; resistance; moisture; binder; bitumen; asphalt mixture; aggregate; geopolymer; glass waste; APT; random forest; machine learning
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Dr. Iztok Šušteršič
1. InnoRenew CoE, Livade 6a, 6310 Izola, Slovenia
2. Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies, University of Primorska, Glagoljaška 8, 6000 Koper, Slovenia
Interests: seismic design of timber structures; seismic retrofit and strengthening of older buildings; hybrid timber structures; engineered timber; experimental analysis of structures; in-situ testing of buildings; wind design of timber buildings; modular timber construction
Department of Highway Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Zilina, 01001 Zilina, Slovakia
Interests: pavement engineering; materials engineering; road materials; aggregate; bitumen; asphalt mixtures; rheology; road pavement maintenance
Department of Engineering, University of Niccolò Cusano, 00166 Rome, Italy
Interests: structural mechanics; solid mechanics; computational mechanics; composite materials; masonry; reinforced concrete; strengthening materials
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX 76019, USA
Interests: cement chemistry; concrete; durability; microstructure of cement composites
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Faculty of Engineering and Design, Kagawa University, Takamatsu 761-0396, Kagawa, Japan
Interests: concrete; non destructive test; pore structure; durability; chloride diffusion; machine learning
Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture Osijek, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Vladimira Preloga 3, 31000 Osijek, Croatia
Interests: testing of the materials and engineering structures; georadar; reinforced concrete structures; nondestructive testing, explosions and engineering structures
Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, 3030-788 Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: structural engineering; structural optimization; cable-stayed bridges; modelling and structural analysis; sensitivity analysis; reinforced concrete; prestressed concrete; bridge design; buildings design; sustainable design, seismic design
Prof. Dr. Christoph Gengnagel
Structural Design and Engineering, University of the Arts Berlin, 10587 Berlin, Germany
Interests: timber construction; timber structures; fiber-reinforced composites; sustainable building materials; 3D concrete printing; life cycle assesment
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering, Luleå University of Technology, 97187 Luleå, Sweden
Interests: construction materials; sustainable construction; cold climate construction; concrete construction; concrete cracking; strengthening; bridge assessment; construction education
Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture, University of Beira Interior, 6200-358 Covilhã, Portugal
Interests: pavement management systems (PMS); statistical data analysis and modeling in transport engineering and road safety; sustainable mobility and applications of GIS in transportation
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Department of Engineering, Miguel Hernández University, 03312 Alicante, Spain
Interests: building materials; building projects; efficiency and energy savings in construction; industrial building construction; optimization of industrial facilities
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Calabria, 87036 Rende, CS, Italy
Interests: civil engineering materials; structural analysis and stability; numerical modeling; fracture mechanics; ultra-high-performance concrete (UHPC); composite materials
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Materials Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Zagazig University, Zagazig 44519, Egypt
Interests: special concretes; advanced composite materials; functionally graded materials; repair and strengthening of structures, fracture mechanics; fatigue of materials
School of Civil Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150090, China
Interests: civil engineering; composite structures; fiber reinforced polymer; materials mechanics; durability; new thermoplastic resin composites; material design
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Calabria, 87036 Rende, Italy
Interests: discrete-crack and cohesive models; micromechanical approaches; debonding failure analysis; FRP-plated RC structural members; crack width and spacing analysis in RC structures; advanced modeling of intralaminar (matrix cracking, fiber/matrix debonding) and interlaminar (delamination) failure mechanisms; damage identification analysis in concrete structures and reinforced structures with FRP sheets; stability analysis in composite materials at the microscopic and macroscopic scales; bandgap analysis in bioinspired composite materials
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Construction Management Department, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
Interests: high strength concrete; supplementary cementitious design; prestressed concrete; reliability of structures
1. School of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Environment, Hubei University of Technology, Wuhan 430068, China
2. Building Waterproof Engineering and Technology Research Center, Hubei University of Technology, Wuhan 430068, China
Interests: solid waste processing and utilization in civil engineering; CO2 capture; utilization and storage in building materials; ultra-high performance concrete technologies; 3D printed building material
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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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