Association - Registration open!! RILEM Spring Convention and Seminar on Advances in...
19 January 2018

Registration is open for the First RILEM Spring Convention and Seminar on Advances in Durability and New Materials for Construction, which will be held on 19-21 March 2018 in Barcelona, Spain.

More information at

Association - Happy New Year!
29 December 2017

Dear all,

Thank you for your support and this New Year we wish you happiness, success and health, and look forward to a successful and continued collaboration in 2018!

Pascale, Anne, Sarah

Association - JCSS Continuing Education and Advanced School
18 December 2017

04-11 April 2018, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Methods of reliability, risk and safety assessment are increasingly gaining importance as decision support tools in various fields of engineering. The JCSS Continuing Education & Advanced School is intended to be world leading in the field of risk analysis. A deep understanding of the fundamental principles of structural reliability is provided; application is foreseen to a number of realistic cases in practice. The Advanced School helps engineers to better play the important role they have for society in establishing the basis for...

Association - Cluster F TCs meetings
24 November 2017

Three TCs from Cluster F will meet in Bologna, italy on 14-15 December 2017:

Participation of members of related TCs is welcome (as guests). It will improve collaboration and quality of the work. 

More information in the attached document.


Association - 2nd Annual Meeting of the Japanese National Group of RILEM
22 November 2017

On 1st November 2017, the 2nd Annual Meeting of Japanese National Group of RILEM took place in KKR Hotel Tokyo.

In the meeting, the results of the RILEM General Council Meeting, TAC, DAC (which were held in Chennai, India) etc. were reported, and information such as on the current activities of Japanese members was also exchanged.


Group photo of the attendees

In the front, from the second left side: General Secretary of the Japanese National Group of RILEM Dr. Sawachi (BRI), Vice President Dr. Kage (NILIM), President Dr. Midorikawa (BRI), Vice Presidents Prof. Ohama and Prof. Noguchi,...

Association - New publication: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Calcined...
15 November 2017
The Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Calcined Clays for Sustainable Concrete that will take place in December 2017 in la Havana, Cuba are now available at
We remind you that RILEM members can access for free to the electronic version of the proceedings and download for free the whole book or any chapter in particular. You need to log into your account on RILEM website and click on the icon "Springer Proceedings Direct Link to Springer". You will be re-directed to a secured page with links to the 16 existing volumes of the...
Association - RILEM EAC sponsored Doctoral school of COST Action TU1404 in Gliwice, Poland
6 November 2017

The Five-day course based on Modelling of cement-based materials and structures at early age, which gathered 28 young researchers (PhD students and Early Career Investigators) from 12 European countries, has been concluded on October 13th, 2017. The course was dedicated to modelling of CBMs and concrete structures at different scales, and covered lectures, practical classes, poster sessions and self work of participants.

This year's training school has been organised by the Department of the Structural Engineering of the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice, Poland, and hosted by the...

Association - Towards a closer cooperation with Alconpat
6 November 2017

Congratulations to Carmen Andrade Perdrix who was RILEM President from 2000 to 2003 and who became President of Alconpat International on 1 November 2017.

RILEM and Alconpat signed an international partnership agreement in September 2017 in Chennai, India during the RILEM Annual Week 2017.  RILEM and Alconpat wish to strengthen their relations for mutual benefit.

Photo: Carmen Andrade Perdrix and Ravindra Gettu, RILEM Vice president in Asunción, Paraguay at the Latin American Congress on Pathology in Construction (CONPAT 2017).

Association - Zdenek Bazant, Expert in Materials Science, Wins Prestigious Honor From The...
27 October 2017

Zdenek P. Bazant, an expert in materials science who is renowned for advancing the knowledge regarding probabilistic theory of materials and structures, has been honored by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), an international organization with more than 130,000 members.  

Bazant, a professor at Northwestern University and former director of Northwestern’s Center for Geomaterials, will receive the ASME Medal at the Society’s 2017 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition to be held Nov. 3-9, in Tampa, Fla.  The prestigious ASME Medal recognizes...

Association - Smart casting of concrete structures by active control of rheology
18 October 2017

As many RILEM members might know, in 2016 Geert De Schutter received an ERC Advanced Grant  for the project "SmartCast". Maybe you have wondered what this project is about. In order to explain the goal of the SmartCast project, they have recently produced a short promotion video.

The video is now available through the UGent website or directly on YouTube (UGent-channel)

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