The Open Civil Engineering Journal

ISSN: 1874-1495 ― Volume 11, 2017


Gabriele Milani (Biography
Gabriele Milani

Gabriele Milani is Associate Professor at Politecnico di Milano (2014-present) with habilitation as Full Professor (2017). His research focuses on masonry modeling and safety assessment of historic masonry in seismic area. He works on FEM limit analysis, rubber vulcanization and seismic isolation. He has been awarded with a Telford Premium (2012) by ICE, a Bathe Award (2014) and a most cited author diploma for a paper in Computers and Structures (2006). He has co-authored more than 130 ISI papers. He is EIC of a Journal (International Journal of Masonry Research and Innovation) and co-editor of a journal generalist for Civil Engineering.


Department of Architecture, Built environment and Construction engineering ABC
Technical University of Milan

Executive Editor:

Kwok-wing Chau (Biography
Kwok-wing Chau

Prof. Kwok-wing Chau was awarded the Bachelor and the Masters of Sceince in Civil Engineering degrees with Distinction from the University of Hong Kong, and the PhD degree from the University of Queensland in Australia. He is currently Professor in Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. His researches include numerical flow modeling, water quality modeling, hydrological modeling, knowledge-based system development and artificial intelligence applications. Prof. Chau has published over 160 Science Citation Index papers and the total number of non-self citations is over 7,000.


Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong


Hong Guan
Griffith School of Engineering
Griffith University

Francesco Tornabene (Biography
Francesco Tornabene

Francesco Tornabene (nicknamed by his students: "The Lord of The Shells") was born in Bologna, January 13, 1978. Degree in Mechanical Engineering at University of Bologna on 23/07/2003. Title of Thesis: "Dynamic Behavior of Cylindrical Shells: Formulation and Solution". Ph.D. in "Structural Mechanics" at University of Bologna on 31/05/2007. Title of PhD Thesis: "Modeling and Solution of Shell Structures Made of Anisotropic Materials". Assistant Professor at University of Bologna (2012-Present) with habilitation as Associate Professor in the Areas 08/B2 and 09/A1 (2017). He has co-authored more than 100 ISI papers. His research focuses on Structural Mechanics and Computational Mechanics.


Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering
University of Bologna

Associate Editors:

Reza Kianoush
Department of Civil Engineering
Ryerson University
Toronto , ON

Giuseppe Vairo (Biography
Giuseppe Vairo

Giuseppe Vairo is Professor of Mechanics of Solids and Structures at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” (Italy), where he achieved the PhD in Structural Engineering on 2002 and the Master Degree (summa com laude) in Mechanical Engineering on 1998. He was Visiting Professor at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Sorbonne Universités, Paris) on 2016 in the framework of the PACHA Program (Programme d’Accueil de Chercheurs de HAut niveau). Main research topics: structural modelling, computational mechanics, fluid-structure interaction and aeroelasticity, long-span bridges, composite materials, nanoporous materials, plasticity, tensegrity structures, biomechanics. Author of more than 150 publications (more than 70 peer-reviewed), many lectures in international and national congresses, 2 European Patents.


Department of Civil Engineering & Computer Science
University of Rome

Editorial Board Members:

A.C. Altunışık (Biography
A.C. Altunışık

Ahmet Can Altunışık is an associate professor in the Department of Civil Engineering of the Karadeniz Technical University since 2011. He obtained a BSc and PhD with concentration in structural identification of highway bridges using experimental and analytical methods from Karadeniz Technical University (Turkey). His research focuses on experimental modal analyses, finite element analyses, damage detection, structural health monitoring, structural dynamic, earthquake engineering, and historical masonry structures. He has authored more than 200 scientific publications mainly on peer-reviewed international index journals and conference proceedings.


Department of Civil Engineering
Karadeniz Technical University

C.E. Chalioris (Biography
C.E. Chalioris

Constantin E. CHALIORIS, Civil engineer, MSc, PhD, Associate Professor in Reinforced Concrete (RC), Director of the Structural Engineering Division, Civil Engineering Dept., Democritus University of Thrace, Greece. Teaching: 8 undergraduate, 3 postgraduate courses. Supervisor of 5 PhDs. Reviewer in 50 peer-reviewed International journals. Research experiences: Design-Analysis of RC structures; Testing; Repair/Strengthening techniques (resin injections, FRPs, SCC, Jacketing); Torsional-Shear analysis; Steel-Fibrous-Concrete; Damage detection and real-time structural integrity assessment of RC members using piezoelectric sensors. Author or co-author of over 90 journal, chapters in books and conference papers. Over 400 citations (excluding self-citations). h-index: 11 (Scopus), 13 (Google Scholar) – May 2017.


Department of Civil Engineering
Democritus University of Thrace

A. Formisano (Biography
A. Formisano

Antonio Formisano is Aggregate Professor of Structural Design at the Department of Structures for Engineering and Architecture of the University of Naples Federico II, where He is also teacher within the 2nd level International Masters “Emerging Technologies for Construction”, “Design of Steel” and “Sustainable Constructions under Natural Hazards and Catastrophic Events”. He has been involved in several national and international research projects. He is editorial board member and reviewer of numerous international journals. Antonio Formisano is an author of more than 200 scientific papers; published in national, international journals and conference proceedings. He received several awards and public acknowledgements for his scientific research activity.


Department of Structures for Engineering and Architecture
University of Naples Federico II

L. Di Palma (Biography
L. Di Palma

Associate Professor in the field of Materials Science and Technology, Faculty of Civil and Industrial Engineering, Sapienza University of Rome. Ph.D. in Industrial Chemical Processes. He is the author of more than 110 publications on international journal or national and/or international conferences proceedings, in the fields of Applied Chemistry, Material Technology and Waste and Wastewater treatment. Since 2002 he has been the coordinator of several Research Programs funded by National or International Agencies or Enterprises. He has been the member of The Steering Committe of several international and national Conferences.


Dipartimento di Ingegneria Chimica
Universita La Sapienza
via Eudossiana

H. Haeri (Biography
H. Haeri

Dr. Hadi Haeri is currently assistant professor of Civil Engineering at Aria University of Sciences and Sustainability, Tehran, Iran. After he completed his Ph.D. in Rock Mechanics, he started working as a Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Civil Engineering at Sharif University of Technology. He received his PhD (2013) in Rock Mechanics from Islamic Azad University, science and research branch, Tehran. He has published 70 scientific journal papers, 20 conference papers and 5 books. He is founder and editor of more than 5 scientific journals and advisory member of various journals and conferences.


Aria University of Sciences and Sustainability

M.A.M. Johari (Biography
M.A.M. Johari

Megat Azmi Megat Johari (M.A. Megat Johari) is currently a Professor at the School of Civil Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia. He obtained his MSc and PhD from the University of Leeds. His research focusses on the broad area of concrete materials and technology with emphasis on supplementary cementitious materials, high strength and high performance concrete, alkaline activated binders and geopolymers, as well as concrete repair, evaluation and retrofitting. He has supervised 15 PhD and 9 MSc students. He has published more than 40 papers in ISI indexed journals.


School of Civil Engineering
Universiti Sains Malaysia
Pulau Pinang

S. Kenai (Biography
S. Kenai

Said KENAI is currently a Professor of concrete technology and building materials at the civil engineering department, University Saâd Dahleb-Blida1, Algeria. He obtained his PhD from the University of Leeds (UK) in 1988. He is the chairman of the civil engineering research laboratory, a member of ACI, a founding member of the African Materials Research Society (MRS-Africa) and a member of RILEM TC-ISC (In situ strength assessment of concrete). His main research interests include concrete durability, cement replacement materials, reuse of waste, earth constructions, self-compacting concrete and repair and strengthening of structures.


Civil Engineering Department
University of Blida

J. Kumar (Biography
J. Kumar

Jyant Kumar PhD, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. SCOPUS - Author ID: Author ID: 7201861873; h-index: 20 Academic Rank – Professor in the Geotechnical Engineering. Works in the area of Computational Geomechanics, Soil Dynamics and Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, Geophysics, Numerical simulation to assess the stability of tunnels. Published more than about 150 papers in several top class International Journals. Editorial Member of several International Journals. Guided successfully a more than a dozen PhD students.


Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Science

A. Mittal (Biography
A. Mittal

Dr. Alok Mittal has earned highest academic degree, Doctor of Science (D.Sc.). He is an alumnus of University of Roorkee (Presently, I.I.T., Roorkee) and obtained M.Sc. (1987) and Ph.D. (1991) degrees from there. Presently he is working as Professor, Department of Chemistry, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal and possesses a long academic, research and administrative experience. His papers have been cited more than 9000 times and his present H -factor is 46. He also contributes his expertise as reviewer for many international journals of environmental field and has guided several Ph.D.s on the topics related to environmental problems.


Department of Chemistry
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology

M. Latour (Biography
M. Latour

Massimo Latour got his PhD at the University of Salerno in 2011with a thesis entitled "Theoretical and Experimental Analysis of Dissipative Beam-to-Column Joints in Moment Resisting Steel Frames”. In the same year, he became a post-doctoral fellow at Salerno where he is currently working and teaching civil engineering with professorship contracts. He is heavily involved in experimental and theoretical research. His contribution to the scientific community is demonstrated by the works published in peer-reviewed journals and in national and international conferences. His research activity mainly deals with seismic design, connections’ behavior, wooden and steel structures, finite element modeling and the development of strategies for supplemental damping in seismic zone.


Department of Civil Engineering
University of Salerno

A.M. Rashad (Biography
A.M. Rashad

Alaa M Rashad is a professor in the Building Materials Research and Quality Control Institute, Housing & Building National Research Center (HBRC), Cairo Egypt. He got his Master in Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering) from Cairo University, 2000. He got his PhD in Structural Engineering from Cairo University, 2005. He completed his postal doctoral in Queen's University, Belfast-United Kingdom, 2009. His research interests include blended cement, fire resistance, durability, recycling, alkali-activated materials (geopolymers). He has a lot of publications in ISI journals as well as a lot of citations. He reviewed abundant of papers for different journals. He is one of the highest achievers in peer review across the world's journals during 2017 in Engineering and Materials Science.


Housing & Building National Research Center

İ.B. Topçu (Biography
İ.B. Topçu

Dr. İlker Bekir Topçu is currently professor in the Civil Engineering Department, Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Eskişehir, Turkey. He graduated from Engineering and Architecture of State Academy in 1980, and obtained his Master’s degree from the Institute of Science, Anadolu University and obtained his Ph.D. from the Institute of Science, İstanbul Technical University in 1988. He has published 170 refereed papers in international and national journals; His papers cited more than 4000. His research interests are lightweight, heavyweight and high-strength concretes, concretes using industrial wastes such as fly ash, bottom ash, silica fume, waste tire, waste glass and waste concrete.


Civil Engineering Department
Eskişehir Osmangazi University

L.Di Sarno (Biography
L.Di Sarno

Dr. Luigi Di Sarno is Senior Lecturer in Structural Engineering, at the University of Liverpool, UK, and Assistant Professor in Earthquake Engineering at the Engineering Department, University of Sannio at Benevento, Italy. Dr. Di Sarno has a PhD in Structural Engineering from University of Salerno, Italy. He is Honorary Member Staff at the College of Engineering, University of Bristol, UK. Dr. Di Sarno's research interests include: (i) seismic analysis, design and retrofitting of residential buildings, health care facilities, critical structures and infrastructures, especially with base isolation and supplemental damping; (ii) analysis and design of tall buildings subjected to extreme loads; and (iii) advanced experimental testing and numerical simulation.


Engineering Department
University of Sannio

Y. Shindo (Biography
Y. Shindo

Dr. Shindo received his Doctor of Engineering from Tohoku University in 1977. He is currently a President of Tohoku Polytechnic College and an Emeritus Professor of Tohoku University. Dr. Shindo also served on the Board of Editors of International Journal of Solids and Structures and as the Editor in Chief of Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures, and is currently serving as the Editor in Chief of The Open Mechanical Engineering Journal and Editor in Chief of International Journal of Metallugical & Materials Engineering, and on the Advisory Board of Acta Mechanica, the International Editorial Board of AES Technical Reviews International Journal, the Editorial Advisory Board of The Open Civil Engineering Journal/The Open Textile Journal/The Open Conference Proceeding Journal/The Open Physics Journal (formerly The Open Mechanics Journal), the Editorial Board of many scientific journals.


Department of Materials Processing
Tohoku University

A. Tena-Colunga (Biography
A. Tena-Colunga

Dr. Tena-Colunga obtained his MSc. and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Currently he is a Professor at Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Azcapotzalco in Mexico City. He is Member of the Mexican Academy of Engineering since 2000 and member of the National System of Researchers of Mexico since 1993. He has published more than 300 scientific publications. He is a member of the Committee for the Seismic Design Regulations for Building Structures for the Manual of Civil Works, a model building code of Mexico.


Departamento de Materiales
Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana Azcapotzalco
Ciudad de México

J. Tamošaitienė (Biography
J. Tamošaitienė

Jolanta Tamošaitienė is Associated Professor, at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Dept. Construction Management and Real Estate (2009-present), Institute of Sustainable Construction (2011-present), of Civil Engineering Faculty. Her research interests: construction technology, organisation, management, risk, Decision Making (DM), Sustainable Development etc. She is author of three highly cited paper: risk management, selecting suppliers, and selection of the effective dwelling house walls (May/June 2017) fields of field of Engineering. She co-authored about 50 ISI papers. She is a member of Editorial Board “The Journal of Engineering, Project, and Production Management” (since 2013), “Technological and Economic Development of Economy” journal (since 2011).


Department of Construction Technology and Management
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

C. Basaran
Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY

J.M. Cabrero
Department of Building Services, Construction and Structures
Universidad de Navarra

C.G. Chiorean
Department of Structural Mechanics
Technical University of Cluj Napoca
Cluj Napoca

S. Ivorra
Dpto. Ingeniería de la Construcción
Universidad de Alicante

A.S.K. Kwan
School of Engineering
Cardiff University

H. Mang
Institute for Mechanics of Materials and Structures
Vienna University of Technology

H.-Y. Shu
Department of Safety, Health and Environmental Engineering
Hungkuang University

P.C.G. da S. Vellasco
Structural Engineering Department
State University of Rio de Janeiro – UERJ
Rio de Janeiro

M. Bederina (Biography
M. Bederina

Madani BEDERINA got his PhD in Civil Engineering Materials from the National Polytechnic School of Algiers, Algeria in 2007. He obtained his “University Habilitation” degree in 2009, then the rank of professor in 2013. Currently, he works as a research teacher at the University of Laghouat, Algeria. He is heavily involved in the experimental and theoretical research of building materials. His works led to many national and international publications in several peer-reviewed journals and many national and international conferences. His research activities concern the new concretes, new lightweight concretes, valorisation of local materials, reuse of wastes, durability, etc.


Civil Engineering Department
University of Amar Télidji

H.F. Duan (Biography
H.F. Duan

Dr. Duan Huan-feng is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (2011) from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. His research interest includes: hydraulics of pipe flows, environmental fluid mechanics, hydrodynamics of wave-turbulence-system interactions, pipe defects detection etc. He has published over 50 journal papers and more than 20 conference papers in his research field (hydraulics and water resources engineering). He has participated in many important research projects and funding schemes in Hong Kong and Mainland China.


Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong

A. Gagliano (Biography
A. Gagliano

Antonio Gagliano is Professor of Building Physics at University of Catania.PhD in Building Physics.His researches focuses on Renewable energies, Building Energy efficiency, Acoustic.He works on green roofs, ventilated roofs and facades, PVT system.He is author of more than 100 publications on international journals and or conferences.Since 2005 he has been the coordinator or participant to several Researches funded by Regional or National Agencies or Enterprises andscientific manager of the applied physics laboratory of DIEEI. He has been member of the International Program Committee of several international conferences.


Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (DIEEI)
University of Catania

E. Grande (Biography
E. Grande

Ernesto Grande is Associate Professor of Structural Engineering at University Gugliemo Marconi in Rome. His research activity, testified by numerous papers published on both international journals and conference proceedings, focuses on different topics of Civil Engineering. Among these: experimental and F.E. modeling of masonry and RC structures strengthened by FRP materials; seismic design and dynamic analysis of steel structures; dynamic identification and damage detection of structures; innovative approaches for the optimization of grid shell structures. He has been involved in research activities carried out in the context of both international committees (RILEM-TC223-MSC) and Italian research programs (RELUIS-task 3.1).


Department of Sustainability Engineering
University of Guglielmo Marconi

R. Jankowski (Biography
R. Jankowski

Dr. Robert Jankowski obtained his PhD degree (doctorate) from the University of Tokyo (Japan) and DSc degree (habilitation) from the Gdansk University of Technology (Poland). He also holds the title of professor granted by the President of Poland. Currently Dr. Robert Jankowski is a Professor (Full Professor) at the Gdansk University of Technology (Poland). He has published more than 250 scientific papers and conference articles in the filed of civil engineering.


Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Gdansk University of Technology

A. Kaveh (Biography
A. Kaveh

Kaveh , Ali is professor of structural engineering at Iran University of Science and Technology. He obtained his PhD (1974) from Imperial College, London, and DTech Bauwesen (1993) from TU-Wien. His honors include the Memorable Scientist of Iran and Gold Medal of Education. He is a fellow of the Iranian Academy of Sciences, fellow of the World Academy of Sciences and Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, and member of 10 other scientific societies, founder and editor of more than 5 scientific journals and advisory member of many journals and conferences. He has published 550 scientific journal papers, 150 conference paper, 24 books in Farsi and 8 books in English.


Department of Civil Engineering
Iran University of Science and Technology

K Kiani (Biography
K Kiani

Dr. Keivan Kiani got B.Sc. degree in civil engineering from Isfahan University of Technology on 1999. Subsequently, he was awarded M.Sc, and Ph.D. degrees with major in structural engineering from Sharif University of Technology in 2002 and 2010, respectively. The expert field of Dr. Kiani is modeling of structures range from nano- to macro- scales. His current research is focus on the wave propagation in, vibrations and dynamic instability of nanostructures using advanced elasticity theories. To date, he has published more than 90 ISI papers in a diverse range of engineering, applied mathematics, and physics journals.


Department of Civil Engineering
K.N. Toosi University of Technology

J. Li (Biography
J. Li

Dr Jun Li is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Civil Engineering at Curtin University. He obtained his Ph.D. degree at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2012. He is developing new technologies for monitoring the conditions of ageing infrastructure and a sustainable infrastructure asset management approach in the context of smart sensing, emerging artificial intelligence techniques and big data analytics. He has been a guest editor for 9 journals and an editorial board member for several international journals.


Department of Civil Engineering
Curtin University

D. Ngoduy (Biography
D. Ngoduy

Dong Ngoduy obtained his Ph.D. degree in traffic flow theory and simulation from the Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, in 2006. He currently leading the Connected Traffic and Complex Systems Lab at the University of Canterbury (New Zealand), which looks into modelling and managing the operations of heterogeneous intelligent traffic flow in networks. In addition, Professor Ngoduy has published over 80 papers in the field, served as Associate Editor of Transportmetrica Part A: Transport Science and Transportmetrica B: Transport Dynamics, is an editorial board member in the Open Transportation journal, and acts as a member of the EPSRC (the UK Research Council) peer-review college. His research pursues the development of traffic flow theory in networks. These include the modelling and analysis of the dynamics of traffic flow in time and space, for example, the formation and dissipation of traffic congestion, the propagation of stop-and-go traffic jams, applying advanced methodologies in traffic state estimation techniques, and information and communication technologies (ICT) to traffic management.


Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering
University of Canterbury
New Zealand

L. Li (Biography
L. Li

Dr. Li is a registered engineer in Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ). He is an Associate Professor of Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Montréal, Quebec, Canada. Dr. Li is the author or co-author of 95 journal and conference papers. He is reviewer of more than 17 refereed journals. Over the years, Dr. Li is particularly active in numerical modeling and analytical solution development for the design of backfilled openings (mine stopes, trenches, silos, retaining walls, etc.).


Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering
École Polytechnique de Montréal
Montréal, QC

H. Tanyildizi (Biography
H. Tanyildizi

Harun tanyildizi is professor of civil engineering at the Firat University. His main research topics are concrete, lightweight concrete, mortar, construction materials, durability of concrete, geopolymer concrete, polymer concrete, fuzzy logic and artificial neural networks applications, variance (Anova) analysis and Taguchi method. He has published more than 60 scientific paper and conference articles in the field on civil engineering. He has 657 citations to his papers. H-index of his is 13.


Department of Civil Engineering
Firat University

C-Tai Ng (Biography
C-Tai Ng

Dr. Alex Ching-Tai Ng is currently Senior Lecturer at University of Adelaide. He earned his B.Eng with First-class honours and M.Phil from City University of Hong Kong, and PhD from The University of Queensland. He specialises in fundamental and applied research in structural health monitoring (SHM). His research interests include SHM, guided wave non-destructive evaluation, system identification, engineering reliability and risk analysis and composite materials. He is interested in applying SHM techniques to different engineering areas.


School of Civil, Environmental & Mining Engineering
The University of Adelaide

B. SEVİM (Biography

Barış SEVİM was born in Trabzon in 1982. He completed his high school education in Istanbul in 2000. Then he had got a bachelor degree from Karadeniz Technical University in Turkey, Department of Civil Engineering in 2004. Lastly, he finished his Phd Thesis in the same university in 2010. Now, he is an academician (Assoc. Prof. Dr.) in Yıldız Technical University, Department of Civil Engineering. He also studies about the earthquake responses of engineering structures and operational and experimental modal analyses.


Department of Civil Engineering
Yıldız Technical University

I.F.C. Smith (Biography
I.F.C. Smith

Ian F.C. Smith is Professor of Structural Engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Lausanne, Switzerland. He received his PhD from Cambridge University, UK in 1982. His research interests are on intersections of computer science with structures and urban systems. In 2004, he was elected to the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences and in 2005, he received the Computing in Civil Engineering Award from the ASCE. He is currently a Principal Investigator in the Singapore-ETH Future Cities Laboratory and since 2011, he is an Adjunct Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, USA.


School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

B. Wang (Biography
B. Wang

Professor Baolin Wang received his PhD degree from Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) of China in 1998. He was subsequently promoted from lecturer (April 1998–October 1999), associate professor (November 1999–June 2002) to full professor (since July 2002) in the same institute. He was a JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow (2000) with Shizuoka University in Japan, ARC Australian Research Fellow with Sydney University (2003), ARC Future Fellow with the University of New South Wales (2010). His research interests cover fracture mechanics of advanced materials, computational mechanics, thermal stress and micro/nano- mechanics. He has coauthored three books and more than 200 SCI journal papers.


Graduate School at Shenzhen
Harbin Institute of Technology

E. Artioli
Department of Civil Engineering and Computer Science
University of Rome - Tor Vergata via del Politecnico

P. Boisse
Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon ( INSA )

J.R. Casas
School of Civil Engineering
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

L.R. Dharani
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Missouri University of Science & Technology
Rolla, MO

A.W. Jayawardena
Department of Civil Engineering
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

F.J.-F Lu
Department of Civil Engineering
Jiangsu University

G. Maier
Technical University (Politecnico) of Milan

V. Sladek
Institute of Construction and Architecture
Slovak Academy of Sciences

F. Wu
Department of Environmental Science
Wuhan University

Associate Editorial Board Members:

A. Ghahremaninezhad (Biography
A. Ghahremaninezhad

Dr. Ali Ghahremaninezhad is an assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering at the University of Miami. He received his B.S. in Civil Engineering and his M.S. in Structural Engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Iran, and his Ph.D. in Engineering Mechanics from the University of Texas at Austin. His research interests include materials science of cementitious materials, sustainability in civil engineering materials, and bio-inspired cementitious materials.


Department of Civil
Architectural and Environmental Engineering
University of Miami
Miami, FL

P. Kossakowski (Biography
P. Kossakowski

Paweł, Kossakowski is Assistant Professor with habilitation at Kielce University of Technology (2015-present). He obtained his PhD degree (doctorate) and DSc degree (habilitation) from Kielce University of Technology (Poland). His research focuses on fracture and damage mechanics, bridge engineering and FEM modelling. He has published about 150 scientific papers and conference articles in the field of civil engineering


Department of Strength of Materials
Concrete and Bridges Structures
Kielce University of Technology

A.S. Guimaraes (Biography
A.S. Guimaraes

Dr. Ana Sofia Guimarães is an Assistant Professor in the Civil Engineering Department of FEUP, since 2008; Civil Engineering mobility coordinator and Member of Executive Commission in the Civil Engineering Department, since 2015. She Graduated in Civil Engineering (2004), M.Sc. in Buildings Rehabilitation (2008), Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (2011), all at FEUP, Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, Portugal. She is an Author of a national patent and several books, books chapters, papers published in refereed journals and conferences. She is a Co-organizer of several national and international conferences and collaborator of several research projects and professional works. She has received more than 10 awards in pedagogical and scientific fields


Civil Engineering Department
University of Porto


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