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The Eighth International Conference
on Computational Structures Technology
and
The Fifth International Conference
on Engineering Computational Technology
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
12-15 September 2006
Invited Lectures
Invited Plenary Lectures
  • Computational Geometry as a Basis for Computational Structures Technology: A Look into the Future
    Professor T.J.R. Hughes
    Institute for Computational Engineering & Sciences
    University of Texas Austin
    USA
  • Ambient Intelligence and Its Potential for Future Learning and Virtual Product Creation Environments
    Professor A.K. Noor
    ODU - NASA Langley
    Hampton, VA
    USA
  • Meshfree Methods: Are they going to be used in the Next Decade?
    Professor A. Huerta
    ETSI de Caminos, Univ. Poli de Catalunya
    Barcelona
    Spain
Invited Special Lectures
  • Multi-Physics Couplings in Metal Forming Processes
    Professor F. Bay
    CEMEF/Ecole des Mines de Paris
    Sophia Antipolis
    Paris
  • Virtual Reality Surgical Simulation: The Role of Computational Mechanics Techniques
    Professor A.A. Becker
    University of Nottingham
    United Kingdom
  • Computational Investigation of Confined Turbulent Swirling Flows Exhibiting Vortex Breakdown
    Professor A.C. Benim
    Duesseldorf University of Applied Sciences
    Germany
  • On the Evaluation and Application of the Modal Properties of Piezoelectric Adaptive Structures
    Professor A. Benjeddou
    High Institute of Mechanics
    Paris
    France
  • Mesocopic Computational Tests for the Identification of Textile Composite Reinforcement Mechanical Behaviour
    Professor P. Boisse
    INSA de Lyon
    France
  • Tuned Mass Dampers in the Towers of Suspension Bridges
    Professor F. Casciati
    University of Pavia
    Italy
  • Numerical Modelling of Complex Fluids: State-of-the-Art, Recent Developments and New Challenges
    Professor F. Chinesta
    SERAM
    Paris
    France
  • Numerical Modelling of Non-Linear Behaviour in Adhesively-Bonded Assemblies
    Professor J.Y. Cognard
    ENSIETA - MSN
    Brest
    France
  • Using Mixed Discretisation Schemes in Multi-Physics Simulation
    Professor M. Cross
    University of Wales Swansea
    Swansea
    UK
  • Vibration Monitoring for Damage Assessment: Realistic Expectations
    Professor G. De Roeck
    Dept. of Civil Engineering
    Catholic University Leuven
    Belgium
  • Design Optimisation with Randomness: A Taylor Expansion Approach
    Professor I. Doltsinis
    University of Stuttgart
    Stuttgart
    Germany
  • Numerical Simulations of Skeletal Muscle Mechanics
    Professor A. Eriksson
    KTH
    Stockholm
    Sweden
  • Advances in Mesh Optimisation Based on Algebraic Quality Metrics
    Dr J.M. Escobar Sánchez
    ULPGC
    Gran Canaria
    Spain
  • High Abstraction Level Frameworks for the Next Decade in Computational Mechanics
    Dr D. Eyheramendy
    ISTIL, University of Lyon 1
    Villeurbanne
    France
  • Pipelines as Lifelines: Computational Problems and Methods
    Professor M. Farshad
    EMPA
    Dubendorf
    Switzerland
  • Life-Cycle Maintenance of Structures by Condition, Reliability and Cost Oriented Probabilistic Optimization
    Professor D.M. Frangopol
    Dept. of Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering
    University of Colorado, Boulder
    USA
  • Recent Advances in Modal Reduction of Vibrating Substructures
    Professor D. Givoli
    Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
    Haifa
    Israel
  • On the Computation of the Coefficients in a Fourier Series Expansion
    Professor P. González-Vera
    University of La Laguna
    Tenerife
    Spain
  • Toward Virtual Certification of In-Flight Icing: A Pacing Item for CFD
    Professor W.G. Habashi
    McGill University
    Montreal
    Canada
  • Uncertainty Modelling in Structural Design: Recent Developments
    Professor P. Hajela
    RPI
    Troy, New York
    USA
  • Adaptive Impact Absorption
    Professor J Holnicki-Szulte
    JFTR
    Warsaw
    Poland
  • The Role of Structural Mechanics in Multi-Scale Modelling of the Inelastic Behavior of Engineering Materials
    Professor A. Ibrahimbegovic
    Ecole Normale Sup. de Cachan
    Cachan
    France
  • Application of the Adaptive Discontinuous Galerkin Method to Problems in Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication
    Professor P.K. Jimack
    University of Leeds
    UK
  • Enrichment Schemes and Accuracy of the Extended-Generalised Finite Element Method for Modelling Traction-Free and Cohesive Cracks
    Professor B.L. Karihaloo
    Cardiff School of Engineering
    Cardiff University
    UK
  • Symmetry and Structures
    Professor A. Kaveh
    Iran University of Science & Technology
    Tehran
    Iran
  • Spatial and Temporal Multiscale Simulations of Damage Processes for Concrete
    Professor C. Koenke
    Institute of Structural Mechanics
    Bauhaus University Weimar
    Germany
  • Damage Indicators For Estimates of Seismic Vulnerability
    Professor W.B. Kraetzig
    Ruhr-Universität Bochum
    Germany
  • A Combined Topological, Geometric, Statical and Stiffness Method to Compute the Stability of Pin-Jointed Structural Assemblies
    Dr A.S.K. Kwan
    Cardiff University
    Cardiff
    UK
  • Isolation and Vibration Due to Urban Rail Traffic
    Professor D. Le Houédec
    Ecole Centrale of Nantes
    France
  • Computational Contact Mechanics: A Short Review
    Professor F. Lebon
    CNRS
    Marseille
    France
  • Sub-Structuring Method for Fluid-Structure Interaction Problems with Non-Matching Grids
    Professor F. Magoules
    IECN
    Univ. Henri-Poincare-Nancy 1
    France
  • A Multi-Scale Computational Approach for the Fracture Behaviour of Quasi-Brittle Materials
    Dr T J Massart
    Université Libre de Bruxelles
    Belgium
  • Recent Advances in Modelling the Dynamic Response of Overhead Transmission Lines
    Professor G. McClure
    Mc Gill University
    Montreal, Quebec
    Canada
  • Dynamic Analysis of Viscoelastically Damped Structures
    Professor G. Muscolino
    University of Messina
    Messina
    Italy
  • Instabilities Resulting from the Production Process of Plates and Shells
    Professor F. G. Rammerstorfer
    TU Wien
    Vienna
    Austria
  • Non-Linear Vibration Modes of Plates and Shells
    Dr P.L. Ribeiro
    IDMEC - DEMEGI - FEUP
    Porto
    Portugal
  • Robust Design of Composite Shells: Simulation and Validation
    Professor Dr. -Ing. habil R. Rolfes
    Institute of Structural Analysis
    University of Hannover
    Braunschweig, Germany
  • Uncertainties in Structural Analysis
    Professor G. Schueller
    Institute of Engineering Mechanics
    Innsbruck
    Austria
  • Fluid-Assisted Injection Moulding Simulation: Virtual Prototyping for Complex Parts
    Dr J. Sienz
    University of Wales
    Swansea
    UK
  • General Purpose Finite Element Analysis Code vs. Specific Design and Analysis Requirements
    Professor G.P. Steven
    Strand7 Pty Ltd
    Sydney
    Australia
  • Fractional Models: Sub and Super-Diffusives, and Undifferentiable Solutions
    Professor J. Trujillo Jacinto del Castillo
    University of La Laguna
    Tenerife
    Spain
  • A Rectangular Layered Plate-Shell Element for Nonlinear Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Slabs at Elevated Temperature
    Dr Y. X. Zhang
    University of New South Wales
    Sydney
    Australia