General Civil Engineer. Graduated from Ecole National Des Pontes et Chaussées. Ph.D. in Materials and Structures. Prize of AFGC – French Association for Civil Engineering (2005).
Master and Doctor degree in Civil Engineering from Hokkaido University. Author of “The Sustainable Use of Concrete (CRC PRESS)”. Founder of the International Conference Under Severe Conditions (CONSEC). Winner of the ACI Concrete Sustainability Award in 2014.
Lecture: Evolution of Concrete Technology in a Quarter-Century
Professor of Civil Engineer at the University of Columbia Scientific Director and CEO of IC-Impacts. One of the most cited in the field of concrete materials and structures.
Lecture: UHPFRC with Co-Extruded and Surface Exalted Fibers: Performance Enhancement and Digital Sensing
FROM INDIA TO…
PEDRO CASTRO BORGES
Researcher at CINVESTAV – IPN Unidad Merida.Civil Engineer and M. Eng. From Yucatán Autonomous University. Ph.D. in engineering from the National Autonomous University of México. General Director of ALCONPAT-Internacional.
Lecture: Understanding Cumulative Corrosion in Concrete
Civil Engineer, specialist in “Pathology of Constructions”, Eduardo Torroja Institute, Madrid. Ph.D., post doc at University of California, Berkeley. Full professor at the University of São Paulo, educator, renowned researcher and respected consultant of concrete structures.
Lecture: Fire and Collapse of the Wilton Paes de Almeida Building. Lessons Learned
LUIZ CARLOS PINTO DA SILVA FILHO
Civil Engineer (UFRGS, 1989); Master in Civil Engineering / Construction (PPGEC / UFRGS, 1994) and PhD in Civil Engineering / Bridge Maintenance (Leeds University / UK, 1998). Professor at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), currently Director of the School of Engineering (2012-2020), Director of CEPED / RS and leader of the Research Groups LEME (Laboratory of Tests on Structural Models) and GRID ( Risk Management in Disasters).
Lecture: Advances, needs and opportunities related to the application of concrete in severe environments in Brazil