Associate Editor, Engineering Reports,
Associate Editor, International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR2022),
Editorial Board Member, Structural Control & Health Monitoring,
Department of Civil Engineering,
University of Manitoba,
SP-427, EITC, 15 Gillson Street,
Winnipeg MB, R3T 5V6, Canada
Cell: (204) 430-4032
Professor Young-Jin Cha received his Ph.D. (2008) from Texas A&M University in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He served as a post-doctoral associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) until 2014. He then joined the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Manitoba in 2014. His key scientific contribution is advanced deep learning-based automated structural health monitoring (SHM) with autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). He was reported as top 0.45% and 0.65% cited scientist within Civil Engineering field and top 2% cited scientist in all areas for single year impact in the world in 2020 and 2021 from the Mendeley metadata of citations analyzed by Elsevier and coordinated by Stanford University. He has been reported more than serval hundred times as the most read author, most read research items, and citations in the Civil Engineering Dept. at U of M, with more than 98,000 readings since his account on www.researchgate.net was opened (retrieved on March 19, 2022). He was named to 2005 Who’s Who in America,’ organized many symposiums in the MIT and Caltech through Engineering Mechanics Institute Conferences with the topics of Deep Learning and Autonomous UAVs for SHM. He is serving as an Associate Editor in Engineering Report, Wiley and International Conference on Patten Recognition, Editorial Board Members, and core peer-reviewers and in many top engineering journals associated with ASCE, Elsevier, IEEE, and Wiley. He is also serving and was severed as Chairman, Co-Chairs and Technical/Organizing Committee members in many internal conferences in his research discipline such as AI and SHM.
Dr. Shahria Alam is a Full Professor of Civil Engineering and Tier-1 Principal’s Research Chair in Resilient & Green Infrastructure in the School of Engineering at The University of British Columbia (UBC)’s Okanagan campus. He is serving as the Director of the Green Construction Research & Training Center (GCRTC) at UBC. Dr. Alam is the Chair of the Engineering Mechanics and Materials Division of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE). He received his PhD in Civil Engineering from Western University in 2008. His research interests include smart and recycled materials and their structural engineering applications. He has published more than 300 peer-reviewed articles in these areas. He is the recipient of three best paper awards and 40+ national and international awards including the EGBC Sustainability Award 2021.
BIOGRAPHY, (Asst. Prof. Dr. Emin Taner ELMAS, Igdır University, Turkey)
Asst. Prof. Dr. Emin Taner ELMAS, has graduated from faculty of Mechanical Engineering as B.Sc. in 1995 and then completed his M.Sc. in “Energy” at Mechanical Engineering Department of Dokuz Eylül University in İzmir, Turkey and after that he received his Ph.D. in “Thermodynamics” at Mechanical Engineering Department of Ege University, in İzmir, Turkey.
Asst .Prof. Dr. Elmas is an Assistant Professor of Automotive Technology at the Department of Motor Vehicles and Transportation Technologies at Vocational School of Higher Education for Technical Sciences at IGDIR UNIVERSITY , Turkey. He is also an Assistant Professor of Bioengineering & BioSciences at the same university. He has nearly 26 years of total experience in academia and in industry.
His Research Interests And Experiences: Mechanical Engineering, Energy Transfer, Thermodynamics, Energy, Fluid Mechanics, Advanced Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Advanced Engineering Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, General Mathematics, Heat Pipes, Evaporation, Turbomachinery, Aerospace, Aeronautics, Space Science, Pressure Vessels and Steam Boilers, Power Plants, Cogeneration, Heat Recovery, Energy Efficiency, Energy Storage Systems, Heat Exchangers, Metal Machining, Motor Vehicles, Electric Vehicle, UAV-Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, Automotive, Mechatronics, Multi-Disciplinary Science, Bioengineering, NeuroEngineering and Medical Technique.
Paulo C. DE MORAIS, PhD, was full Professor of Physics at the University of Brasilia (UnB)
– Brazil up to 2013, Appointed as UnB’s Emeritus Professor (2014), Appointed as Guest
Professor of Huazhong University of Science and Technology – China (2011), Visiting
Professor at Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) – China (2012-2015),
Appointed as Distinguished Professor at Anhui University (AHU) – China (2016-2019),
Appointed as Full Professor at Catholic University of Brasília (UCB) – Brazil (2018),
Appointed as CNPq-1A Research Fellowship since 2010, 2007 Master Research Prize from
UnB, 2008-member of the European ERA NET Nanoscience Committee, Member of the IEEEMagnetic Society Technical Committee, Senior Member of the IEEE Society, 2012 China’s
1000 Foreign Expert Recipient, and 2012 Academic Excellence Award from Brazilian
Professor’s Union. He held two-years (1987-1988) post-doc position with Bell
Communications Research – New Jersey, USA and received his Doctoral degree in Solid State
Physics (1986) from the Federal University of Minas Gerais – Brazil. He graduated in both
Chemistry (1976) and Physics (1977) at UnB. Professor Morais is member of the Brazilian
Physical Society and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers – IEEE. He has
served as referee for more than 50 technical journals, takes part of the Editorial Board of more
than 15 technical journals and has conducted research on nanomaterials for over 40 years. He
has delivered more than 150 Invited Talks all over the World. He is known for his research in
preparation, characterization and applications of nanosized materials (magnetic fluid,
magnetoliposome, magnetic nanoemulsion, magnetic nanocapsule, magnetic nanofilm,
magnetic nanocomposite, nanosized semiconductors, polymeric dots, carbon dots, and
graphene quantum dots). With more than 450 published papers in peer reviewed journals, he
has appeared in recent World ranking of top 1% scientists, such as 2020-Stanford and 2022-
Franco MEDICI received his master's degree in Chemical Engineering at "Sapienza" University of Roma in 1980. Since 1983, he has been working as researcher in the Applied and Chemical Institute of the Engineering Faculty of the L' Aquila University. Then, in 1989, he joined the Department of Chemical Engineering, Raw Materials and Metallurgy of "Sapienza" University of Roma. From 1991 to 1997 he lectured in the subject of Materials Science at the Engineering Faculty of the Messina University, and simultaneously, from 1994 to 2000, he taught Materials Technology to the students of Civil Engineering at "Sapienza" University of Roma. Since 2000, he has been an Associate Professor of "Materials Science and Technology", and he teaches "Materials Technology" to the students of Civil Engineering and Chemical Engineering of the same University. Moreover, since 2001, he has been a member of the academic team for the "Doctorate" (PhD) in Chemical and Process Engineering.
He was a scientific coordinator for the research national program (Italian Ministry of Education PRIN 2006) titled: "Recovery of waste materials: technological research, industrial scale up and legislation". His current research seeks to investigate cement chemistry, concrete technology, solidification/stabilization of industrial wastes and recovery of waste materials. He has published 120 scientific papers exclusively on the above-mentioned topics. His H-index (Scopus) is equal to 20.
Geraldine obtained her B.Sc and M.Arch with distinction in the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), where she also worked as a research assistant in the Design for Climate and Comfort Lab, studying regional daylighting preferences in the tropics to establish daylighting and visual comfort standards in Singapore. She has since published papers on the calibration and validation of daylighting simulation models based on short-term visits in offices and residential buildings and relating annual illuminance data to subjective user satisfaction of daylight. Geraldine has also won several awards throughout her academic career, including an Academic Excellence Award and she was recently awarded the prestigious SUTD Graduate Merit Scholarship. Geraldine Quek is currently developing her Ph.D. thesis at the Laboratory of Integrated Performance in Design (LIPID) in EPFL while enrolled in the Doctoral Program in Architecture and Sciences of the City (EDAR). Her Ph.D. thesis will investigate and push the boundaries of subjective perception and visual comfort of occupants in daylit spaces.
Dr. Biao HU is currently an Assistant Professor at the College of Civil and Transportation Engineering, Shenzhen University, P.R. China. He obtained his Ph.D. from the City University of Hong Kong in 2017. His main research focuses on composite materials & structures, structural retrofitting, and sustainable construction materials. He has published some 40 technical papers in international journals and conference proceedings (including 30 SCI papers), and these works received more than 500 citations recorded in Google Scholar. He is the principal investigator of 4 research projects and the co-investigator of more than 10 research projects. He serves as the editorial board member of several journals (Journal of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Building Technology Research and Construction Progress) and the guest editor of a SCI journal (Polymers). He is a regular reviewer of more than 30 peer-reviewed international SCI journals. He received the Moisseiff Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) in 2018.
Raul Duarte Salgueiral Gomes Campilho. Completed the Título de Agregado in Habilitation in Mechanical Engineering in 2020/09/11 by Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Doutoramento in Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering in 2009/06/25 by Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia, Mestrado in M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering - Profile of Mechanical Constructions in 2006 by Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Engenharia and Licenciatura in Graduation in Mechanical Engineering - Transport Branch in 2003 by Instituto Politécnico do Porto Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto. Is Adjunct Teacher in Instituto Politécnico do Porto Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto, Researcher in Associated Laboratory for Energy Transports and Aeronautics and Deputy Director of the Master in Mechanical Engineering in Instituto Politécnico do Porto Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto. Published 280 articles in journals. Has 27 section(s) of books and 9 book(s). Participated in 90 event(s). Supervised 5 PhD thesis(es) e co-supervised 1. Supervised 142 MSc dissertation(s) e co-supervised 73. Has received 16 awards and/or honors. Participates and/or participated as Principal investigator in 1 project(s) and Researcher in 6 project(s). Works in the area(s) of Engineering and Technology with emphasis on Mechanical Engineering, Engineering and Technology with emphasis on Mechanical Engineering, Engineering and Technology with emphasis on Mechanical Engineering and Engineering and Technology with emphasis on Mechanical Engineering. In his curriculum Ciência Vitae the most frequent terms in the context of scientific, technological and artistic-cultural output are: Madeira; Estruturas; Reparação; Compósitos artificiais; Adhesive joint; Structural adhesive; Design of bonded joints; Experimental testing; Finite Element Method; Extended Finite Element Method; Meshless methods; Cohesive Zone Models; Composite materials; Numerical modelling of composite materials; Micromechanics; Macromechanics; Design of mechanical structures; Flexible production; Automation; Robotics; Actuator systems;
Khatib Zada Farhan has been an alumni of University of Dundee,UK, University of Coimbra, Portugal, USM Malaysia and presently working in King Abdulaziz University Jeddah KSA. He is currently the research coordinator for Structural Engineering Department, that is involved in research and consultation both on and off the campus. His research interests include smart materials, green materials, energy efficient houses, geopolymers, ferro-sialates and numerical modeling/ simulation. Mr Farhan is a regular contributor and reviewer of more than 10 peer-reviewed international journals.
assistant profesor, Division of Public Management, Faculty of Management, Warsaw University of Technology
Scientific interest concerns the management of complex projects (including construction projects), IT support for project management (Primavera P6 Oracle, P2ware, Microsoft Project, Gira, etc.), property and facility management, Building Information Modeling. Coordinator of student interdisciplinary projects (mpiBIM, SQUAD, Smart City). Member of the Warsaw Design Factory and the International Project Management Association. Coordinator of the IPMA-Student Program at the Faculty of Management of the Warsaw University of Technology.
Last publications: Waszkiewicz Małgorzata, Gumienny Kamila, „Benefits of using IT systems in multi-sector projects: a case study of the Polish construction industry”, Procedia Computer Science, 2021, vol. 192, pp.4269-4278; Grzeszczyk Tadeusz A., Waszkiewicz Małgorzata, „Sustainable Investment Project Evaluation”, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issues, 2020, vol. 7, no. 3, pp.2363-2381; Waszkiewicz Małgorzata, „Brainstorming”, in: Das Design Thinking Toolbook: Die besten Werkzeuge & Methoden / Lewrick Michael, Link Patrick, Leifer Larry (eds.), 2020, Vahlen Franz GmbH, pp.151-154.
Marilena De Simone was born a Cosenza (Italy) 20-12-1974. Graduated in Specialist degree in Engineering and Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering at University of Calabria 07/02/2006. From 2003 is teacher in the Engineering Faculty of the University of Calabria and, from 01/10/2007 as Researcher of Environmental Technical Physics. Author of scientific papers published in national and international journals and books proceedings on the following themes: Analysis of the thermal behaviour of building; Modelling of solar passive and active components; Analysis of solar radiation; Building Energy Saving. Member of the AICARR and ATI.
Experienced Research Assistant with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Ph.D. candidate focused in Structural Engineering from the University of Utah. ExperimentalandnumericalstudyofhybridbridgebentwithBucklingRestrainedBraceas an energy dissipator. Theoreticalanalysis,experimentalstudy,andnumericalevaluationofdefectsinthesteelplate structure; identification and location of cracks. Worked as an engineering expert that included designing and reviewing steel and RCC buildings and urban infrastructures.
Provided necessary input and reviews on the structural design of infrastructures. Worked as a Structural design engineering expert that included designing and reviewing steel and RCC buildings, stadiums, and bridges.
Provided necessary input and reviews on the structural design of infrastructures.
Worked as a Structural design engineering expert that included designing and reviewing steel and RCC buildings, stadiums, and bridges.
Provided necessary input and reviews on the structural design of infrastructures.
Dr Firas AL MAHMOUD holds a diploma (1999) in civil engineering, Phd in strengthening of
reinforced concrete structures from National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA), Toulouse
France. Accreditation to supervise research (HDR) (2016). Prof. Firas AL MAHMOUD currently
works at Lorraine University - France as a structural engineering educator. He teaches in several
engineering schools. He was the Head of Civil Engineering Department at Lorraine University
from 2017 – 2020 academic year. He has experience in education and research with emphasis on
sustainable materials and rehabilitation, modelling, structures and structural strengthening. He
also develops innovative strengthening techniques utilizing fiber reinforced polymers and
cementitious-based mortar. He is an editorial board member and reviewer for several journals. He
supervised many Master and PhD students.
Chang'an University professor and doctoral supervisor. He was successively selected as the first batch of top doctoral training programs of Chang'an University ( 2011 ), the first batch of Chang'an University's excellent scientific research promotion plan ( 2015 ), the 100 outstanding doctoral dissertations of Shaanxi Province ( 2016 ), the young science and technology star of Shaanxi Province ( 2016 ), the first batch of Chang'an University Approved talent support programs such as " Young Chang'an Scholars " ( 2018 ) and Shaanxi Young and Middle-aged Science and Technology Innovation Leading Talents ( 2018 ); won the first prize of Shaanxi Science and Technology Award, the second prize of China Highway Society Science and Technology Award and other provincial and ministerial awards. He serves as a peer reviewer for the National Natural Science Foundation of China in Mechanical, Mechanics and Materials, and is an invited reviewer for several international academic journals such as Int J Fatigue, Eng Fract Mech, Mater Design , etc.
Chaojie Song is a PhD student in bridge engineering, Chang’an University. His research focuses on fire performance of bridge structure, damage assessment of bridge structure after fire exposure and fire resistance design of bridge.He has authored over 30 peerreviewed papers in journals and conferences, mainly including 8 SCI-indexed and 5EI-indexed journal articles.
Menelio Bardales is a leading researcher at the National University of Forestry Sciences (Its Spanish acronym
is UNACIFOR) at Siguatepeque, Honduras. He is currently, a Doctoral Student from University of Granada,
Spain. He also has a Master´s degree in Business Administration with focus in finance from The Technological
Centro American University (Its Spanish acronym is UNITEC), Tegucigalpa, Honduras. He is a Forest
Engineer graduated in 1995 from Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA.
Gaston Haidak is a PhD Candidate in Computer Sciences and Technology, Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences, Zhejiang Normal University. His research is mainly based on the Modelling of Multi-physical Phenomena and Software development for predicting the Tribological Properties in Axial Piston Machines. He has authored and co-authored over 17 peer-reviewed papers in journals and conferences, including 9 SCI-indexed journal articles.
Sy-Ngoc Nguyen is a Research Associate at the University of Manchester. Previously, he was a Lecturer/Researcher at Ton Duc Thang University and a Postdoctoral Fellow at Seoul National University from 2018 to 2021. He obtained a master's and a doctorate in Mechanical Engineering from Seoul National University and a bachelor's at Hanoi University of Science and Technology. He has published 17 peer-reviewed papers in the field of Computational Solid Mechanics, and 3 papers in top conference SciTech in Aerospace Engineering. His research focuses on nonlinear viscoelastic analysis, composite structures, multi-physical effects, Finite element analysis, and Optimization. Currently, he has been extending to various projects including advanced FEM (smoothed FEM, Isogeometric Analysis), dynamics of composite structures with multi-physical effects, machine learning, and nonlinear hyper-viscoelastic multiscale simulation for soft nanocomposite materials. He received the Brain Korea funding in 2011, 2012 and 2014, and the Global SNU excellent scholarship in 2014.
Eung-Joo Lee received Ph.D. degree from the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA. in 2021. He performs research on computer-aided design and implementation of a digital signal processing system. Specifically, he focuses on real-time computer vision and medical imaging applications under challenging constraints based on deep learning techniques. He is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School.
Ahmed Elbeltagi currently works at Agricultural Engineering Department, Mansoura University. Ahmed does research in Agricultural Water Management. The current project is " Applications of artificial intelligence systems in agricultural water dynamics". Currently serves as a Editorial Board member in Journal of Agricultural Studies, American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, Agricultural Water Management, and Water Resources Management.