Association - PhD research position available @ISISE-UC
20th June 2019

ISISE is announcing a research position at the University of Coimbra. Applicants should have a MSc in Civil Engineering, Steel Construction, Mechanical Engineering, or similar fields of science. The successful applicant will be involved in one of our ongoing research projectsl. The candidates should have vocational profiles in structural engineering (steel, timber, composite, glass, fire safety, earthquake engineering, optimization and artificial intelligence and offshore structures), welding, building physics (acoustics & dynamics, energy efficiency and lifetime engineering) or geotechnics....

Association - 3 new RILEM Technical Committees
31st May 2019
The RILEM Technical Activities Committee approved 3 new Technical Committees:

If you are interested in joining these new RILEM TCs, please send an email to sg[at]


Association - Video 2019 Gustavo Colonnetti Medalist
28th May 2019

Watch the presentation "Uncovering and Optimizing the Chemical Mechanisms in Alkali-activated Materials and Related Engineering Systems" of the 2019 Gustavo Colonnetti medalist, Claire White:

Photo: Claire White with Nele De Belie, TAC Chair.

Association - Positions available on Masonry Structures, Earthquake Engineering and...
22nd May 2019

The Historical and Masonry Structures ( at ISISE, University of Minho, Portugal, will be opening soon two positions PhD students (3 years) and two positions for postdoctoral collaborators (4-5 years) on Masonry Structures, Earthquake Engineering and Seismology to join an European Research Council Advanced Grant recently awarded.

If you are interested in any of these positions and have excellent academic / scientific qualifications, please send your résumé to Prof. Paulo B. Lourenço ( until June 14.

The positions will address: (1) Study of the...

Association - Video 2019 Gustavo Colonnetti Medalist
24th April 2019

Watch the presentation “Mechanics and durability of textile reinforced composites” of the 2019 Gustavo Colonnetti medalist, Bahman Ghiassi:

Photo: Bahman Ghiassi with Nele De Belie, TAC Chair.




Association - 2019 Robert L'Hermite Medalist
12th April 2019

We are pleased to announce the 2019 Robert L'Hermite medalist: Dr. Augusto Cannone Falchetto, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany.

Augusto Cannone Falchetto’s research focusses on infrastructure materials and pavement engineering and combines experimental research, advanced analysis and modelling. His interests cover a range of topics, including materials performance, mix optimization, structural behaviour of asphalt pavements, fatigue, healing, and shear in asphalt materials, hot and cold recycling, micromechanical and rheological modelling and Digital Image...

Association - Dr. Daniela Ciancio to support RILEM as Implementation Manager
9th April 2019

Daniela Ciancio has engaged with RILEM since March 2019 to help in key actions planned for the future, including bringing in young members, establishing better links with the industry, leveraging open access publication strategy, having a more effective website, and facilitating better RILEM promotion and follow up.

Until recently, she was a Senior Lecturer at the University of Western Australia. Previously, she obtained her doctoral degree from the University of Catania, Italy.

Association - RILEM Spring Convention and SMSS 2019: a Report (or What did you miss?)
4th April 2019

Rovinj, Croatia, 18 – 22 March 2019

RIM Daniela Ciancio


The 2019 RILEM Spring Convention kicked off on Monday morning, 18 March. It went through two intense working days, full of TC meetings (13 to be exact) and RILEM standing committee summits (DAC, TAC and Bureau). Some TC were officially closed and others officially started, but you will see more about this in the 2019 Annual Technical Report which is now a focus of attention and which is  to be presented at the 73rd RILEM Annual Week in Nanjing (China) in August.

Around 450 participants from 50 countries attended the...

Association - RILEM Annual Report 2018
2nd April 2019

Our most recent Annual Report is published. We have so much to celebrate from last year and are excited to share our story and some 2018 highlights with this report. Feel free to share with anyone you think might be interested in learning more about our work and the things we accomplished last year.

You can view and download the 2018 Annual Report by clicking here.

Association - ACI honors RILEM members
28th March 2019

Please join us to congratulate the Chair of our RILEM Educational Activities Committee, Prof. Doug Hooton, University of Toronto, Canada, for being one of the six 2019 American Concrete Institute (ACI) Honorary Members! Prof. Doug Hooton has been recognized for his contributions to “the concrete industry in the areas of concrete materials, concrete durability, and sustainability of concrete construction particularly through research, teaching, and development of standards and code”.

This same year, Prof. Geert De Schutter, Ghent University, Belgium, Chair of our RILEM Development...

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