About ASCMCES 2017
This international conference is organized by the Sustainable Civil Infrastructure Systems Research Group and the Sustainable Construction Materials & Structural Systems Research Group of the SIBERC. The conference aims to bring researchers from around the world to share their research findings and address issues related to research in the area of sustainable construction materials, structural and infrastructural systems. The conference intends to be a forum and networking place for academics, researchers, professionals, decision makers, practitioners, and students. 

The topics of the conference include, but are not limited to the following areas:​

​Su​​​stainable Construction Materials

  • Advance​​​​​d Cementitious Materials 

  • Low Carbon Binders 

  • Fiber Reinforced Construction Materials 

  • Engineered Cementitious Composites

  • Nano Materials Applications

  • Materials Recycling 

  • Advances in Laboratory Testing

  • High Performance Materials 

  • Green Construction Materials


Sustainable Structural Systems

  • Structural Control and Health Monitoring 

  • Sustainable Systems Design 

  • Performance-Based Design  

  • Seismic Protection and Vibration Control 

  • Numerical Computation, Simulation, and Modelling 


Geotechnical & Geo-environmental

  • Soil & Groundwater Contamination and Remediation

  • Ground improvement and Reinforced Soil Structures

  • Soil Dynamics and Seismic Hazards

  • Soil-Structure Interaction

  • Centrifuge Modelling of Geotechnical Construction

  • Saturated and Unsaturated Soil Mechanics


Construction, Performance, & Management

  • Condition Rating and Deterioration Modelling 

  • Sustainable Construction 

  • Maintenance and Rehabilitation Techniques

  • Budget Allocation and Optimization 

  • Maintenance Scheduling 

  • Contractual Management 

  • Asset Management 


Sustainable Transportation & Pavement

  • Green Roads and Transportation

  • Smart Vehicles and Intelligent Transportation Systems

  • Highway Safety and Geometric Design

  • Transportation Operations & Planning

  • Airports and Advances in Pavement Techniques

  • Pavement Design, Modelling, Performance, & Management

  • Asphalt Binder and Mixture Characterization

  • Accelerated Testing of Pavement Structures and Materials


Water & Environment

  • Water and Wastewater Treatment and Reuse 

  • Drainage, Flooding, and Drought Management

  • Modeling & Simulation of Water and Environmental Systems 

  • Integrated Coastal Zone Management

  • Air Pollution Control 

  • Environmental Impact Analysis and Risk Reduction 

  • Waste Management and Resource Recovery 

  • Global Warming Impacts and Mitigation


GIS & Remote Sensing Applications

  • Remote Sensing of Environment

  • GIS and  Water Resources

  • GIS for Transportation (GIS-T)

  • Natural Hazard Monitoring and  Mapping

  • Photogrammetry and 3D Modeling

  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)


Sustainable Buildings & Infrastructures

  • Green Building Materials

  • Energy, Water Efficiency, and Renewable Resources 

  • Durability and Resiliency  

  • Risk Analysis and Reliability

  • Life-Cycle Assessments