Conference Topics

The conference is organised as a series of parallel Thematic Sessions, with a list of tentative topics given below. Poster session will be organised, together with finger food, first evening.

Oral presentations will be given 15-20 minutes, including questions.


( proposal of new sessions is welcomed)


  1. Composite Structures
  2. Analysis of composite beams, plates and shells
  3. Auxetic materials and structures 
  4. Bio-inspired design of composites
  5. Composite structures in civil engineering
  6. Novel Composite Architectures
  7. Composites in Innovative Applications
  8. Durability of composite materials
  9. Dynamics of Composite Materials
  10. Electro-thermal properties of composite materials
  11. Experimental analysis of laminated plate and shell structures
  12. Porous and cellular materials
  13. FRP and Historic Masonry Structures
  14. FRP reinforced concrete structures
  15. Functionally graded materials and structures
  16. Health Monitoring Techniques in Composite Structures 
  17. Impact Problems
  18. Joints 
  19. Advanced Numerical Techniques
  20. Micromechanics
  21. Modelling and Characterization of CNT-Polymer Composites
  22. Multiscale Analysis of Natural Fibre Composites 
  23. Nano-Composites
  24. Optimization techniques and methods
  25. Plate and Shell finite elements
  26. Stability of Nano, Micro and Macro Composite Structures
  27. Failure of Composites
  28. Analysis of Wood and Natural Fibre Composites
  29. Laminated composites with material uncertainties 
  30. Thermal problems on Composite structures
  31. Delamination and fracture 
  32. Damage in Composites Structures
  33. Adaptive Functionally Graded Materials and Structures
  34. Modelling of Nano Composites
  35. Experimental Methods
  36. Variable Stiffness Composite Laminates
  37. Morphing of composites
  38. Smart Composites
  39. Marine Applications of Composites