Association - 3rd RILEM Spring Convention, 10-14 March 2020, Guimarães, Portugal
14th August 2019

The 3rd RILEM Spring Convention and Conference “Ambitioning a sustainable future for built environment: comprehensive strategies for unprecedented challenges” will be organized by the University of Minho, in Guimarães, Portugal on 10-14 March 2020.

RSCC2020 will be the ideal opportunity to network and meet with partner organizations, as well as to take advantage of a high-quality technical program and appreciate the cultural and emotional atmosphere provided by the social events. For more information:


Association - PRO 130 available online
23rd July 2019

The proceedings of 5th Historic Mortars Conference are available for free on our website (you need to create a free account to access our publications):

Association - 2018-2019 Technical Report
15th July 2019

We are pleased to present you with our 2018-2019 Technical Report where you can find all information about the work done by our Technical Committees.

In the words of Nele De Belie, TAC Chair: “The TCs form the heart of RILEM, or maybe rather the hands and feet… It is where all the action happens. In a TC, you can discuss with the experts, and experts-to-be, in a specific field. You give and receive advice, you carry out joint research and interlaboratory tests at an international level, you contribute to recommendations that will be used by scientists and practitioners the years...

Association - New proceedings online
4th July 2019

The proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Materials, Systems and Structures (SMSS2019) held in conjunction with the 2nd RILEM Spring Convention last March are available for free on our website (you need to create a free account to access our publications): 

The conference was divided into 6 segments: 
- Volume 1: New Generation of Construction Materials 
- Volume 2: Energy Efficient Building Design and Legislation 
- Volume 3: Durability, Monitoring and Repair of Structures 
- Volume 4: Challenges in Design and Management of...

Association - 2018 Impact Factor
28th June 2019

2018 Impact Factor release: Materials and Structures' 2018 Impact Factor is 2.548 (Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports® 2019).

The Impact Factor is considered the number 1 ranking value for scientific journals and has become a substantial part of any journal development discussion. Impact Factors are a benchmark of a journal's reputation and reflect how frequently peer-reviewed journals are cited by other researchers in a particular year. The Impact Factor helps to evaluate a journal’s relative importance, especially when compared with others in the same field.

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.




1 2 3 4 ... End