Conference Co-Chairs:

Daniel Cardoso – Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Kent Harries – University of Pittsburgh, USA

Organizing Committee:

Flávio Silva – Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Janine Vieira – Fluminense Federal University, Brazil

Martin Noël – University of Ottawa, Canada

TianQiao Liu – Beijing University of Technology, China

Rebecca Gravina – RMIT University, Australia

International Scientific Committee:

Australia
Prof. R. Al-Mahaidi, Swinburne University of Technology
Prof. T. Aravinthan, University of Southern Queensland
Prof. R. Gravina, RMIT University
Prof. S.T. Smith, University of AdelaideCanada
Prof. R. El-Hacha, University of Calgary
Prof. E. El-Salakawy, University of Manitoba
Prof. A. Fam, Queen’s University
Prof. M.F. Green, Queen’s University
Prof. K.W. Neale, University of Sherbrooke
Prof. S. Sheikh, University of Toronto

China
Prof. G.M. Chen, South China University of Technology
Prof. J.F. Chen, Southern University of Science and Technology
Prof. J.G. Dai, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Prof. P. Feng, Tsinghua University
Dr. Rong Li, Central Research Institute of Building and Construction Co., Ltd of MCC
Prof. J.G. Teng , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Prof. X. Wang, Southeast University
Prof. Y.F. Wu, Shenzhen University
Dr. Q.Q. Yu, Tongji University
Prof. T. Yu, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Prof. Q.R. Yue, University of Science and Technology Beijing

Denmark
Prof. J.W. Schmidt, Aalborg University

France
Dr. K. Benzarti, IFSTTAR
Prof. E. Ferrier, Université Lyon I

Italy
Prof. L. Ascione, University of Salerno
Prof. M. di Ludovico, University of Naples Federico II
Prof. A. Prota, University of Naples Federico II

Japan
Prof. T. Ueda, Hokkaido University & Shenzhen University
Prof. Z.S. Wu, Ibaraki University & Southeast University
Prof. I. Yoshitake, Yamaguchi University

Poland
Prof. R. Kotynia, Technical University of Lodz

Portugal
Prof. J.R. Correia, University of Lisbon
Dr. J. Sena-Cruz, University of Minho

South Korea
Dr. Y.H. Park, Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology,

Spain
Dr. C. Barris, University of Girona
Dr. C. Paulotto, Acciona

Switzerland
Dr. E. Ghafoori, EMPA

Turkey
Prof. Alper Ilki, Istanbul Technical University

UK
Prof. L. Bisby, University of Edinburgh

USA
Prof. C.E. Bakis, Pennsylvania State University
Prof. L. Cheng, University of California – Davis
Dr. R. Gentry, Georgia Institute of Technology
Prof. N.F. Grace, Lawrence Tech University
Prof. I.E. Harik, University of Kentucky
Prof. Y.J. Kim, University of Colorado Denver
Prof. F. Matta, University of South Carolina
Prof. J.J. Myers, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Prof. A. Nanni, University of Miami, USA
Prof. T. Ozbakkaloglu, Texas State University