The 1st IABSE Young Engineers Colloquium in East Asia will be organized by IABSE National Groups of Japan, China and Korea. The dates is October 24 (Wed) and 25 (Thu), 2018.
This colloquium offers young engineers (under about 35 years of age) the opportunity to present interesting projects from university, research or construction practice to an audience of fellow structural engineers. There is also a design competition of footbridges. A prominent specialist on structural engineering makes a key-note lecture. Technical visits will be arranged in Shanghai.
Program(Part I, II, III)
Part I:Presentation of research papers
Young engineers present research papers on any kind of aspects of structures including PhD studies.
Part II: Presentation of technical reports of construction project
Young engineers present construction projects of any kind of structures.
Part III: Design Competition of Footbridges
Young engineers design original footbridges under the given design conditions and present it at the colloquium. The designs will be evaluated by international bridge experts.
Design conditions of footbridge competition:
Location: Free to choose; Main-span length: Between 50m and 100m
Bridge width for pedestrians: over 5.0m; Design live load: 3.5 kN/m2
Design wind speed: 40 m/s; Materials: Free to choose; Sufficiently good ground condition
Evaluation points: originality, safety, serviceability, aesthetics, economy
October 24 (Wed)
9:00 - 9:15 Opening Ceremony
9:15 - 10:00 Keynote presentation
10:00 - 12:00 Presentation of research papers followed by group discussion (10 x 10 min + 20 min)
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch, Poster presentation
13:00 - 15:00 Presentation of design of footbridges (8 x 15 min)
15:10 - 17:10 Presentation of construction projects followed by group discussion (10 x 10 min + 20 min)
17:10 - 18:00 Poster presentation
18:00 - 20:00 Closing ceremony with award presentation followed by get together party
October 25 (Thu)
Technical tours to bridges and buildings in Shanghai
Young engineers under about 35 years old (born 1983 or later) can apply to one of the three parts. The presentations are going to be held in English. The best presentations of research paper, report of construction project and design of footbridge will be awarded a prize money of 30,000 yen each. Please submit a two page-paper for research, project report and footbridge design including a short Curriculum Vitae using our template by 31st July 2018. The template is at the bottom of the page.
Prof. Limin Sun, Tongji University, China
Prof. Yozo Fujino, Yokohama National University, Japan
Prof. Shunichi Nakamura, Tokai University, Japan
Prof. Yaojun Ge, Tongji University, China
Prof. Don Xu, Tongji University, China
Dr. Ye Xia, Tongji University, China
Prof. Ho-Kyung Kim, Seoul National University, Korea
Prof. Hyun-Moo Koh, Seoul National University, Korea
Yan Wu,Tongji University, China
Only young engineers can make presentations but everybody can participate in this colloquium. Not only young engineers but also senior engineers are welcome for discussions and giving advice to young engineers. Please e-mail to the firstname.lastname@example.org (Japan) or email@example.com. The email for Korean engineers will be published later.
Registration fee for Colloquium: 500 RMB(8616.15 JPY or 84564.05 KRW)
Tongji University, Shanghai, China
Tongji University and Lupu Bridge in Shanghai
The three National Groups will ask public and private organizations to become a sponsor for this event.
Call for papers
We sincerely welcome the participants from every country and if you are interested in this colloquium the template for the paper is bottom of the page.
Mr.Yixian Li，for registration,application and accommodation，Tel:86+17317801842，Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Yan Wu,for invoice,Tel:+86-21-65980952，Email:bridge-SHM@tongji.edu.cn
Dr.Ye Xia,for general affairs，Tel:+86 13918080749，Email:email@example.com
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