Special Sessions

A number of special sessions will be organised at this Conference. If you wish to participate in a special session please indicate this when you submit your paper proposal. Over the coming months the list of special sessions will gradually grow. Please visit this page regularly to keep up to date.

Proposals for the organisation of a special session on your specialist topic including six or more papers are welcome and should be sent directly to the Conference Editor

The list of special sessions currently includes:

CST 1 - Analytical and Numerical Developments in Elastodynamics of Discrete and Continuous Structural Systems
Professor Jiri Naprstek, Czech Republic and Professor Ranjan Banerjee, UK

CST 2 - Advanced Analysis of Steel and Steel-Concrete Composite Structures
Professor J.G. Santos da Silva, Brazil, Professor R.A. da Mota Silveira, Brazil, and Professor L.F. Costa Neves, Portugal

CST 3 - Probabilistic Approches to Structural Mechanics
Professor A. EL-Hami and Professor B. Radi, France

CST 4 - Non-deterministic modelling and uncertainty management in aerospace and civil engineering
Professor Jingrui Zhang, China, Professor Yi Zhang, China, Dr Sifeng Bi, China, and Professor Michael Beer, Germany

CST 5 - Adaptive Lightweight Structures
Professor S. Kmet, Slovakia

CST 6 - Multiscale and Multiphysics Modelling for Complex Materials (MMCM16)
Professor Patrizia Trovalusci and Dr Nicholas Fantuzzi, Italy

CST 7 - Computational Stochastic Mechanics
Dr. Ioannis P. Mitseas, United Kingdom

CST 8 - Natural and Human Induced Ground Vibrations: modelling, mitigation and open challenges
Dr Pierfrancesco Cacciola, Dr Mariateresa Lombardo, Dr Alessandro Palmeri and Dr Alessandro Tombari, United Kingdom

CST 9 - Optimisation and design of aesthetic and complex bridge structures
Professor Luis Simoes and Dr Fernando Ferreira, Portugal

CST 10 - Computational Biomechanics and Mechanobiology
Dr. Marcos Latorre, Spain

CST 11 - Machine Learning based solutions of PDEs
Professor Timon Rabczuk, Germany

CST 12 - Computational Modelling of Timber Structures
Professor Mark Bradford, Australia

CST 13 - Recent Advances in Topology Optimization
Dr Matteo Bruggi, Italy

CST 14 - Robust Structural Design
Professor Aniko Csebfalvi, Hungary

CST 15 - Seismic Design, Assessment and Retrofitting of Structures
Professor Humberto Varum, Portugal, Professor Bruno Briseghella, China, Prof. Camillo Nuti, Italy and Professor Enrico Spacone, Italy

CST 16 - Vibration Based Structural Health Monitoring
Dr Dimitrios Giagopoulos, Greece, Dr Vasilis Dertimanis, Switzerland, Professor Costas Papadimitriou, Greece, and Asc. Professor Eleni Chatzi, Switzerland

CST 17 - Application of computer methods in the analysis of the impact of transport vibrations on buildings
Professor Krzysztof Stypula and Dr Alicja Kowalska-Koczwara, Poland

CST 18 - Seismic Analysis and Design of Bridges
Dr Arya Ebrahimpour, United States of America

CST 19 - Design of Structures with Seismic Isolation and Energy Dissipation Devices: Optimisation and Robustness
Dr. D. De Domenico, Italy, Dr. Enrico Tubaldi, United Kingdom, Professor Laura Ragni, Italy Dr. Paolo Castaldo, Italy

CST 20 - Structural Modelling and Analysis of Automated Rack Supported Warehouses
Professor Walter Salvatore, Professor Silvia Caprili, Eng. Francesco Morelli and Eng. Agnese Natali, Italy

CST 21 - Recent Advances in Meshfree Methods
Professor G. Noh, Korea

CST 22 - Analysis, Design and Modelling of Structures Using Unconventional Construction Materials
Professor Yu Zheng, China and Dr Hexin Zhang, United Kingdom

CST 23 - Variable Stiffness Composites
Dr Alfonso Pagani, Italy

CST 24 - Modelling and Analysis of Masonry Arch Bridges and Vaulted Structures
Professor Bassam Izzuddin, Dr Lorenzo Macorini and Dr Bartolomeo Panto, United Kingdom

CST 25 - Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
Professor Rui M.M. Carneiro de Barros, Portugal

CST 26  - Computational Efficient Models for Non-Linear Inelastic Analysis of Building Frameworks
Prof. Cosmin G. Chiorean, Romania
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CST 27 - Modern Trends and New Perspectives in Numerical Modelling of Historical Masonry Structures in Seismic Areas
Dr Francesco Clementi, Dr Antonio Formisano and Dr Gabriele Milani, Italy
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