2018 Special Sessions

CST2018-1: Uncertainty Analysis and Design Optimization of Structures
Organised by:
Prof. Gang Li, Dalian University of Technology, China 
Prof. Dixiong Yang, Dalian University of Technology, China
Prof. Jianbing Chen, Tongji University, China
Prof. Gengdong Cheng, Dalian University of Technology, China

CST2018-2: Non-Linear Finite Element and Safety Formats
Organised by
Assoc. Prof. Alfred Strauus, Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, Austria

CST2018-3: Dynamic Interactions across the Scales: Recent Advances & Current Challenges
Organised by
Dr G. Barone
, Dr M. Lombardo and Dr A. Palmeri, School of Architecture, Building & Civil Engineering, Loughborough University, UK

CST2018-4: Structural Topology Optimization under Uncertainty,
Organised by
Prof. A. Csébfalvi, University of Pécs, Hungary and Prof. J. Lógó, Budapest University of Technology & Economics, Hungary  

CST2018-5: Structural Analysis of Steel and Steel-Concrete Composite Structures
Organised by
Prof. J.G. Santos da Silva, State University of Rio de Janeiro, UERJ, Brazil and Prof L.F. Costa Neves, University of Coimbra, Portugal

CST2018-6: Recent Advances on Vibration-Based Structural Health Monitoring of Age-Old Masonry Buildings
Organised by
Dr M. Girardi, Institute of Information Science and Technologies, Pisa, Italy, Dr M. Betti, University of Florence, Italy and
Dr D. Pellegrini, Institute of Information Science and Technologies, Pisa, Italy

CST2018-7: Computational Modelling of Progressive Collapse
Organised by
Dr J.M. Adam Martinez, ICITECH, Universitat Politècnica de Valencia, Spain

CST2018-8: The Development of Computer Programmes for the Eurocodes
Organised by
Professor J.W. Bull, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

CST2018-9: Analytical and Numerical Dynamics
Organised by
Dr J. Náprstek, Institute of Theoretical & Applied Mechanics, Prague, Czech Republic  

CST2018-10: Improved Understanding of Wind-Structure Interactions in Flexible Structures
Organised by
Professor G. McClure, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

CST2018-11: Seismic Assessment of New Structures and Vulnerability Reduction of Existing Buildings: Advanced Numerical Modelling,
Organised by
Dr F. Clementi, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy
Dr A. Formisano, University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy and Dr G. Milani, Technical University of Milan, Italy

CST2018-12: Advanced Solutions for the Structural Design and Numerical Modelling of Steel Racks
Organised by
Dr S. Caprili and Dr F. Morelli, University of Pisa, Italy

CST2018-13: Building Information Modelling in Structural Analysis and Design
Organised by:
Prof. L.F. Costa Neves, University of Coimbra, Portugal and Dr José Carlos Lino, NEWTON, Consulting Engineers, Portugal

CST2018-14: Modelling, Assessment and Monitoring of Dam Structures Including Soil-Structure Interaction
Organised by:
Prof. Y. Petryna, Technical University Berlin, Germany and  Prof. F. Rackwitz, Technical University Berlin, Germany

CST2018-15: Optimization Driven Architectural Design of Structures
Organised by:
Prof. N.D. LagarosNational Technical University Athens, Greece, Prof. G.C. Marano, Fuzhou University, China  and  Dr B. Briseghella, Fuzhou University, China

CST2018-16: Continuum and Discrete Modelling of Nanomaterials: Theory and Applications
Organised by Prof. N.L. RizziUniversity Roma Tre, Roma, Italy and Ass. Prof. G. Salerno, University Roma Tre, Roma, Italy

CST2018-17: Degradation of Reinforced Concrete Elements: From Mathematical Modelling to Assessment through Structural Monitoring
Organised by:
Prof. R. Greco, Technical University of Bari, Italy and Dr. M. Morga, Anglia Ruskin University, UK

CST2018-18: Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics
Organised by:
Prof. J. Náprstek, Institute of Theoretical & Applied Mechanics, Prague, Czech Republic and
Prof. R. Banerjee, City University, London, United Kingdom

CST2018-19: Vibration Based Damage Detection in Structures using the Dynamic Stiffness Method and other Approaches
Organised by:
Professor D. Kennedy, Cardiff University, UKProfessor C.A. Featherston, Cardiff University, UK, Professor S. Ilanko, University of Waikato, New Zealand and  Professor J.R. Banerjee, City University of London, UK

CST2018-20: Buckling and Post-Buckling of Structures at Different Length Scales under Tensile Loading
Organised by:
Prof. F.G. Rammerstorfer, TU Vienna, Austria

CST2018-21: Laser Cutting Technology
Organised by:
Eng. A. Kanyilmaz, Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy and Dr F. Morelli, University of Pisa, Italy