Key dates / Conference Program

Key Dates SMAR 2017
Submission of Abstracts extended to 23 January 2017
Abstract Acceptance Notification 31 January 2017
Submission of Full Lengths Papers

31 March 2017 -
extension until 10 April 2017

Paper Acceptance Notification 10 June 2017
Submission of Final Revised Papers 31 July 2017
Early Registration 30 June 2017
Pre-Conference Scientific Tour 12  September 2017
SMAR 2017 Conference 13 – 15 September 2017

 

Conference Program Booklet

12 September 2017 all day
Pre-conference Scientific Tour

13 September 2017
Conference opening session, Keynote presentations
Parallel sessions all day  
Evening: Conference welcome reception at Empa Duebendorf and
visit of NEST and Laboratories

14 September 2017
Keynote presentations, parallel sessions all day
Evening: Conference Dinner at Restaurant Lake Side, Zurich

15 September 2017
Keynote presentations, parallel sessions and
Closing session and award presentation ceremony

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

 

Contact

For more information please contact

Mrs. Bernadette Havranek
Empa, Switzerland
E-mail:

or

Mrs. Pinar Inci
ITU, Istanbul
E-mail: 

 

 
 
    
 
 

Contact

For more information please contact

Mrs. Bernadette Havranek
Empa, Switzerland
E-mail:

or

Mrs. Pinar Inci
ITU, Istanbul
E-mail: 

 

 
 
    
 
 

Contact SMAR 2017

For more information please contact
Mrs. Bernadette Havranek
Empa
Ueberlandstr. 129
CH-8600 Dubendorf/ Switzerland
Phone: +41 58 765 11 11
E-mail: 

Mrs. Pinar Inci
ITU, Istanbul
34469 Maslak
Istanbul/Turkey
Phone: +90 212 285 3795-9
E-mail:

 

 

 

 

 

Conference Venue
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© ETH Zürich / Alessandro Della Bella
 
City / Country: Zurich / Switzerland  
Venue: ETH Zurich
Date: 13 – 15 September 2017

The conference will be held at ETH Zurich, Campus Hönggerberg Zurich.

The campus is located on the outskirts of the city of Zurich.

Transport: There are shuttle busses that link two main sites in Zurich with ETH Hönggerberg.

Contact

For more information please contact

Mrs. Bernadette Havranek
Empa, Switzerland
E-mail:

or

Mrs. Pinar Inci
ITU, Istanbul
E-mail: 

 

 
 
    
 
 

Conference SMAR 2017

Topics

Structural Health Monitoring

- Smart sensors
- Wireless sensor networks
- Implementation of structural monitoring
- Monitoring of off-shore structures and oil pipelines
- Monitoring of high rise buildings and bridges
- Advanced inspection and testing
- System identification and model updating

Performance and damage assessment

- Safety evaluation and reliability forecast

Shape memory alloys in civil structures

- Nickel-titanium, Copper or Iron-based SMA
- Application of SMA for civil structures using 
special properties such as Damping, Superelasticity, 

- Shape memory effect of Ductility

 

Damage control, repair and strengthening

- External strengthening using FRP composites
- Strengthening of concrete, timber and steel structures
- Confinement of concrete columns
- Near surface mounting reinforcement
- Seismic Safety Assessment, Rehabilitation and Monitoring

Durability issues as related to harsh environments

- Fire protection systems

 

Practical applications and case studies

Visionary Concepts

 

 

 

 

Documents

Conference Flyer (Download PDF-File)

Keynotes Lectures
  • Prof. Riadh Al-Mahaidi, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
    "Advanced hybrid experimental/simulations strategies for safer structures"
  • Prof. Katrin Beyer, EPF Lausanne, Switzerland
    "Seismic retrofit of cultural heritage buildings - when less is more"
  • Prof. Sam Kono, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
    "Efforts to develop resilient reinforced concrete building structures in Japan"
  • Prof. Stefano Pampanin, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
    "Towards the practical implementation of performance-based assessment and retrofit strategies of RC buildings: challenges and solutions"
  • Prof. Oded Rabinovitch, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
    "Dynamic modeling challenges in strengthening existing structures with advanced composites"
International Scientific Committee
please see here
Language
The official language of the conference is English.
Awards

Mirko Ros award for the best papers

  • 1 paper in the field of “monitoring and assessment” and
  • 1 paper in the field of “rehabilitation of civil structures”

Selected best papers will be proposed to be published in a Journal Special Issue of the Polymer Journal (online, open access) or in the Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering (Springer), dedicated to SMAR 2017 conference.

Journal Special Issue of the Polymer Journal - please see here

Contact

For more information please contact

Mrs. Bernadette Havranek
Empa, Switzerland
E-mail:

or

Mrs. Pinar Inci
ITU, Istanbul
E-mail: