Welcome address

We welcome you to this joint event, to share your research and experiences, and to promote contacts for projects, papers and exchange of students and staff.

This second edition of this JOINT EVENT aims to bring together the latest research on Composite Materials and Structures, coupling together the framework of both ICCS (International Conference of Composite Structures) and MECHCOMP (International Conference on Mechanics of Composites), at their 26th and 8th editions, respectively.

It is a hybrid event, with oral sessions, as well as online presentations (live and repository).



27 - 30 June 2023



FEUP - Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal 


Organizing Committee

Antonio J.M. Ferreira, University of Porto, Portugal (Editor-in-Chief, Composite Structures, and Section III - Editor-in-Chief, Composites Part C)

Heng Hu, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China (Associate Editor, Composite Structures)

Nicholas Fantuzzi, University of Bologna, Italy (Associate Editor, Composite Structures)

Michele Bacciocchi, University of the Republic of San Marino, San Marino

Ana Neves, University of Porto, Portugal



1) Deadline for submission of abstracts

31st December 2022

2) 1 Registration = 1 Abstract

3) In-person Oral presentations & Posters allowed

4) Virtual presentations (Live and Repository) allowed


The language of communication at the Conference will be English, and all abstracts must be written in clear English.
Accepted abstracts will be collected together as the online Proceedings of the JOINT EVENT: ICCS26 - 26th International Conference on Composite Structures & MECHCOMP8 - 8th International Conference on Mechanics of Composites.



28th February 2023


This event receives the support of Composite Structures, an international Journal from Elsevier.