IABSE Young Engineers Colloquium in East Asia
发布时间:2018-06-04        浏览次数:4840

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 23(Tue)



 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.


Organising Committee



Prof. Limin Sun, Tongji University, China

Committee Members

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 iabse-jpn@jssc.or.jp (Japan) or yixian_li9504@163.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:yixian_li9504@163.com

Yan Wu,for invoice,Tel:+86-21-65980952,Email:bridge-SHM@tongji.edu.cn

Dr.Ye Xia,for general affairs,Tel:+86 13918080749,Email:yxia@tongji.edu.cn

(Website by Yuyuan Xu)

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