Confirmed Plenary and Semi-plenary Speakers

Plenary Speakers
Michel Bruneau
 University at Buffalo, USA
"Reconstructing a very Different Christchurch: How the 2011 Earthquakes have Driven Decisions on Selection of Structural Systems"
Álvaro Cunha
University of Porto, Faculty of Engineering (FEUP), Portugal
“Continuous Dynamic Monitoring Programs of Large Civil Infrastructures”
Michael Fardis
University of Patras, Greece
"Practical, rules-based seismic assessment of concrete buildings through nonlinear response-history analysis"
Charbel Farhat
Stanford University, USA
"A Computationally Tractable Framework for Nonlinear, Dynamic, Multiscale Modeling of Membrane Fabric Based on Model Reduction and Machine Learning"
Christian Soize
Université Paris-Est, France
"A probabilistic learning on manifolds as a new tool in machine learning and data science with applications in computational mechanics"
Alexander Vakakis
University of Illinois at Urbana, USA
"Intentional Implementation of Strong Nonlinearity in Structural Dynamics"
Semi-plenary Speakers
Christoph Adam
University of Innsbruck, Austria
"Reliability assessment of highspeed train-bridge interaction"
Gian Paolo Cimellaro
Politechnico di Torino, Italy
“Large scale simulations of a virtual city”
Eleni Chatzi
ETH Zürich, Switzerland
"Monitoring and Assessment of Infrastructure: Sensemaking from Data"
Geert Degrande
KU Leuven, Belgium
"Monitoring and numerical prediction of railway induced vibration in buildings"
Boris Jeremic
University of California Davis, USA
"Novel Seismic Risk Analysis Methodology: Time Domain, Intrusive, Stochastic Elastic Plastic Finite Element Method"
Shinobu Yoshimura
The University of Tokyo, Japan
"Response of Unit 1 of Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant during  Tohoku Off-Pacific Coast Earthquake of 9.0Mw"