Keynote speakers – Old

Professor C.B. Yun

Full-time Adjunct Professor Zhejiang University, China;
Professor Emeritus, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

KEYNOTE TOPIC:
SAFETY & RESILIENCE OF CIVIL INFRASTRUCTURE

Professor J.B. Mander

Zachry Professor in Design and Construction Integration
Texas A&M University, USA

KEYNOTE TOPIC:
REMAINING FATIGUE LIFE ANALYSIS OF STRUCTURES

Professor Surendra Shah

Walter P. Murphy Emeritus Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Northwestern University, USA

KEYNOTE TOPIC:
PERFORMANCE OF FIBRE REINFORCED MATERIALS: An historic perspective and a glance to the future

Professor H. Hao

John Curtin Distinguish Professor, Curtin University, Australia

KEYNOTE TOPIC:
STATIC & DYNAMIC CONSTITUTIVE RELATIONS OF CONCRETE UNDER COMPLEX STRESS STATES

Professor J.G. Teng

Ko Jan Ming Professor in Sustainable Structures and Materials & Chair Professor of Structural Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

KEYNOTE TOPIC:
STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING INNOVATIONS WITH EMERGING MATERIALS

Professor Yi-Min (Mike) Xie

Distinguished Professor, Director of Centre for Innovative Structures and Materials, RMIT University.

KEYNOTE TOPIC:
DESIGN OPTIMISATION & ADVANCED MANUFACTURING OF INNOVATIVE STRUCTURES & MATERIALS

Dr Craig Gibbons

Arup Fellow; Principal, Buildings Australasia; Global Structural Skills Leader

KEYNOTE TOPIC:
ENGINEERING THE VERTICAL

Professor Pietro Lura

Professor, Head of Concrete and Construction Chemistry Lab
Institute of Building Materials
ETH Zurich

KEYNOTE TOPIC:
INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS FOR BUILDINGS & INFRASTRUCTURE BASED ON HIGH-PERFORMANCE CONCRETE:
Increased Volume Stability, Better Fire Resistance and Self-prestressing

Professor Ranjith Dissanayake

Senior Professor, Department of Civil Engineering
University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

KEYNOTE TOPIC:
FORENSIC ENGINEERING OF STRUCTURAL FAILURE

Professor Sujeeva Setunge

Deputy Dean Research and Innovation
School of Civil Engineering
RMIT University, Australia

KEYNOTE TOPIC:
STRUCTURES, MATERIALS & TECHNOLOGIES FOR INTELLIGENT ASSET MANAGEMENT OF CIVIL INFRASTRUCTURE

Professor Hong Guan

Head of Civil Engineering
School of Engineering and Built Environment
Griffith University, Australia

KEYNOTE TOPIC:
PROGRESSIVE COLLAPSE RESISTANCE OF CONCRETE FLAT PLATE STRUCTURES

Professor Yeong-Bin Yang

Honorary Dean of Civil Engineering
Chongqing University, China

KEYNOTE TOPIC:
VEHICLE SCANNING METHOD FOR BRIDGES

Professor Mark Bradford

Scientia Professor
Director of Research and founding Director of Centre for Infrastructure Engineering and Safety
University of New South Wales, Australia

KEYNOTE TOPIC:
FLUSH END PLATE STEEL-TIMBER COMPOSITE JOINTS – AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY

Professor David Nethercot

Emeritus Professor
Imperial College London, United Kingdom

KEYNOTE TOPIC:
DESIGNING COLD FORMED STEELWORK AS STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS