ICCS18 - 18th International Conference on Composite Structures

Dates: 15-18 June 2015

Venue: Hotel Epic Sana, Lisbon, Portugal (http://www.lisboa.epic.sanahotels.com/pt/)


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Chair: Antonio J. M. Ferreira (ferreira@fe.up.pt)

Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Editor, Composite Structures

Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Submission of abstracts

Abstracts should be submitted at:

Oral and poster presentations are possible. A number of sessions will be posted. Authors are welcomed to suggest new sessions, and to indicate in which session they wish to present their abstract.
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 1 October 2014
After acceptance of abstracts, authors should register and pay their registration fee. Instructions for payment will be given later.

Full paper: A full paper can be submitted until 31 July 2015, for potential publication in the COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, an international journal from Elsevier (2013 Impact Factor=3.120). A pdf file to ferreira@fe.up.pt suffices.

Registration costs (Refund policy of 70% until 30 April 2015)

1. Full delegate  (includes participation, proceedings online, lunches, coffee-breaks). DOES NOT INCLUDE BANQUET
    - until 31 January 2015 : 650,00 euro 
    - after 31 january 2015 : 850,00 euro
2. Student delegate  (includes participation, proceedings online, coffee-breaks). DOES NOT INCLUDE BANQUET
    - until 31 January 2015 : 450,00 euro 
    - after 31 january 2015 : 650,00 euro
3. BANQUET (paid separately)
    - 95,00 euro, please confirm until 31 March 2015
4. DEADLINE FOR PAYMENT : 31 March 2015 (all abstracts unpaid on this date will be removed from proceedings and program). No exceptions.

Please register and pay (credit card) at our secure site

https://pco.abreu.pt/CLIENTES/abreu/formularios/form_1385207057.php

In this site you can also book your hotel room. YOU ARE STRONGLY SUGGESTED TO BOOK THE HOTEL THROUGH THIS SITE, BECAUSE YOU HAVE YOUR ROOM SECURED AND IN THIS PERIOD LISBON HAS LARGE CONFERENCES, AND NOT SO MANY ROOMS AVAILABLE.

IN CASE YOU PREFER TO PAY BY BANK TRANSFER PLEASE CONTACT BY EMAIL TO ferreira@fe.up.pt

In case you cannot attend, you can secure the publication of your abstract: Publication fee = 250 euro, until 31 March 2015

A 2-day pre-conference course by Professor J. N. Reddy on Mechanics of Composites and Finite Element Analysis will be held as a tradition to this conference, please contact for details.

Ian Marshall's Best Student Paper Award (1000 euro). Students at any level can compete by sending by email to ferreira@fe.up.pt a max 20 page paper until May 31, 2015. The award will be announced during the conference.

Your contact for information on hotels:

Mrs. Maria de Jesus Bacalhau

Congress Department -  PCO 

Abreu Destination Management - Lisbon Office

Viagens Abreu, S.A. (Alvará 35/58)
* Av. de 25 de Abril, nº 2| 2799-556 Linda-a-Velha
  maria.j.bacalhau@abreu.pt  | Phone +351 21 415 61 24 | Fax +351 21 415 63 83  | 8 www.dmcportugal.abreu.pt

SKYPE: pco.abreupco


 

Plenary Lectures (in progress)

  • Luciano Feo, University of Salerno, Italy
  • KM Liew, City University of Hong Kong-China
  • Nuno Silvestre, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Yoshihiro Narita, Hokkaido University, Japan
  • Dai-Gil Lee, KAIST, KOREA
  • Timon Rabczuk, University of Weimar, Germany
  • Fabrizio Scarpa, University of Bristol, UK
  • Jacques Cinquin, AIRBUS GROUP INNOVATIONS, France
  • Olivier Polit, University of Paris, France
  • Filipe Teixeira-Dias, The University of Edinburgh, UK
  • Jinsong Leng, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
  • Maria Cinefra, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
  • João Reis, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
  • Anthony Waas, University of Michigan, USA
 

Scientific Committee (in progress)

  • Luciano Feo, University of Salerno, Italy 
  • KM Liew, City University of Hong Kong, China
  • Nuno Silvestre, University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Yoshihiro Narita, Hokkaido University, Japan
  • JN Reddy, Texas A&M University, USA
  • Dai-Gil Lee, KAIST, KOREA
  • Timon Rabczuk, University of Weimar, Germany
  • Fabrizio Scarpa, University of Bristol, UK
  • Jacques Cinquin, AIRBUS GROUP INNOVATIONS, France
  • Olivier Polit, University of Paris, France
  • Filipe Teixeira-Dias, The University of Edinburgh, UK
  • Cristóvão Mota Soares, University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Aurelio Araujo, University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Ana Neves, University of Porto, Portugal
  • Carla Roque, INEGI, Portugal
  • Abdul Sheikh, University of Adelaide, Australia
  • Erasmo Viola, University of Bologna, Italy
  • Francesco Tornabene, University of Bologna, Italy
  • Nicolae Crainic, Politechnica University of Timisoara, Romenia
  • Paul Weaver, University of Bristol, UK
  • Ana Amaro, University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • Eelco Jansen, University of Hannover, Germany
  • Alexander Tessler, NASA, USA
  • Erasmo Carrera, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
  • Philippe Viot, ENSAM Bordeaux, France
  • Fu-Pen Chiang, Stony Brook University, USA
  • Carlos Santiuste, University Carlos III Madrid, Spain
  • Pedro Ribeiro, University of Porto, Portugal
  • Walid Larbi, CNAM, France
  • Jean-Francois Deu, CNAM, France
  • Alberto Milazzo, University of Palermo, Italy
  • Geminiano Mancusi, University of Salerno, Italy
  • Samit Roy, University of Alabama, USA
  • Lorenzo Dozio, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • Lluis Torres, University of Girona, Spain
  • Romesh Batra, Virginia Tech., USA
  • Xin-Lin Gao, University of Dallas, USA
  • Gilles Lubineau, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
  • Ashraf Zenkour, KAU, Saudi Arabia
  • Pascal Casari, University of Nantes, France
  • Maria Cinefra, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
  • Filipa Duarte, University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Atul Bhaskar, University of Southampton, UK
  • Marc Oudjene, Université de Lorraine, France
  • Sandeep Shiyekar, RIT, India
  • Carlos Cimini, DEES-UFMG, Brazil 
  • Ivo Cerny, SVUM, Czech Republic
  • Hacene Ait-Aider, Mouloud Mammeri University of Tizi-Ouzou, Algeria
  • Konstantinos Tserpes, University of Patras, Greece
  • Maria del Carmen Serna Moreno, Universidade de Castilla La Mancha, Spain
  • Rui Moreira, University of Aveiro, Portugal
  • Jinsong Leng, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
  • Tao Zeng, Harbin University of Science and Technology, China
  • Roham Rafiee, University of Tehran, IRAN
  • Ahmed ElMarakbi, Univ. Sunderland, UK
  • Gaurav Nilakantan, Univ. Southern California, USA
  • Marco Gigliotti, ENSMA, France
  • M. Iqbal Khan, King Saud University, Saudia Arabia
  • Raul Campilho, ISEP, Portugal
  • Abbas Milani, Univ. British Columbia, Canada
  • Jie Yang, RMIT Melbourne, Australia
  • Sourish Banerjee, Univ. Southern Queensland, Australia
  • Yuqiu Yang (Amy), Donghua University, China
  • Carlos António, University of Porto, Portugal
  • Mehmet Aktas, Usak University, Turkey
  • Jarraya Abdessalem, National school of Engineers of Sfax, Tunisia
  • Mehdi Hojjati, Concordia University, Canada
  • Emanuela Speranzini, University of Perugia, Italy
  • Marcin Kaminski, University of Lodz, Poland
  • Frédéric Jacquemin, Université de Nantes, France
  • Volnei Tita, University of São Paulo, Brazil