Fifth International Conference on Soft Computing & Optimisation in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

16-19 September 2019 | Riva del Garda, near Lake Garda, Italy

This is the fifth in this series of conferences concerned with the application of soft computing and optimisation to civil, structural and environmental engineering. The first in this series was held in 2009. A major objective of this conference is to link state-of-the-art research to practice.

Keynote speaker

Dr Stephen Hendry, Arup, UK

Invited speakers

Professor Matteo Bruggi, Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy
Dr Steffan Freitag, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
Professor Andrzej Myśliński, Systems Research Institute Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Professor A Schumacher, University of Wuppertal, Germany
Professor G H Yoon, Hanyang University, Korea
Professor Weihong Zhang, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Canada

This conference runs concurrently with CIVIL-COMP 2019: The Sixteenth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing. Participants may attend sessions, lectures and presentations from either conference.

Call for Papers

Contributions are invited for oral and poster presentations on the following topics.

See here for a list of the conference special sessions

See here for a full list of themes within each topic.

Journal Special Issues and Author Seminar


This is the Fifth International Conference on Soft Computing and Optimisation in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering in the series of conferences that commenced in 2009. Previous events in the series have been organised by Civil Comp Press.

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  • Conference Chairs

  • Professor Janos Logo, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
  • Prof Barry Topping, University of Pécs, Hungary and Heriot-Watt University, UK
  • Editorial Board
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  • Special Session Chairs
  • Azlan bin Adnan, Malaysia
  • Matteo Bruggi, Italy
  • Dimos Charmpis, Cyprus
  • Anikó Csébfalvi, Hungary
  • Noëlie Di Cesare, France
  • Abdelkhalak El-Hami, France
  • S. Freitag, Germany
  • Tong Gao, China
  • Saeed Gholizadeh, Iran
  • W. Graf, Germany
  • R. Greco, Italy
  • Ghias Kharmanda, France
  • Alberto Martins, Portugal
  • Liang Meng, China
  • G. Meschke, Germany
  • R.L. Muhanna, USA
  • H. Naderpour, Iran
  • L.M. Simoes, Portugal
  • M. R Vafaei, Iran
  • Weihong Zhang, China
  • Jihong Zhu, China
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