Plenary Lectures

The conference programme will include the following distinguished plenary lectures: 


(Northwestern University, USA)


 Jan CERVENKA (Cervenka Consulting s.r.o, Czech Republic) 
Tony JEFFERSON (Cardiff University, UK)The numerical simulation of self-healing cementitious materials
Paulo LOURENCO (University of Minho, Portugal)Building resilience and masonry structures: How can computational modeling help?
Gilles PIJAUDIER-CABOT (Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour, France)Surface and size effects on elasticity and fracture

Franz-Josef ULM
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)

Fracture mechanics of heterogeneous materials and structures in the semigrand canonical ensemble