Confirmed Plenary and Semi-Plenary Speakers of                   UNCECOMP 2015 and COMPDYN 2015

  • Sondipon Adhikari, Swansea University, UΚ
    "Homogenization And Ergodicity Of Random Lattices – A Physics Based Approach"
  • Domniki Asimaki, California Institute of Technology, USA
    "Beyond Horizontally Layered Soils: Site Effects in Three-Dimensions"
  • Ivan Au, University of Liverpool, UK
    "Bayesian Operational Modal Analysis: Theory, Practice and Uncertainty Laws"
  • Alemdar Bayraktar, Karadeniz Technical University, Turkey
    "Structural Health Assessment of Engineering Structures"
  • Dimitrios Beskos, University of Patras, Greece
    "Seismic Pounding Between Adjacent Buildings: Effects of Structural Arrangement and Multiple Earthquakes"
  • Christian Bucher, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
    "Application of Asymptotic Sampling to Structural Reliability Problems"
  • Alain Combescure, INSA de Lyon, France
    "Non-Intrusive FEM SPH Code Coupling for Simulation of Accidental Situations Involving Fluid-Structure Interaction"
  • Charbel Farhat, Stanford University, USA
    "ECSW: An Energy-Based Structure-Preserving Hyper Reduction Method for the Real-Time Processing of Nonlinear Finite Element Dynamic Models of Solids and Structures"
  • Mircea Grigoriu, Cornell University, USA
    "Probabilistic Models for Microstructures and Estimates of Extreme Material Response"
  • Alexander Idesman, Texas Tech University, USA
    "Accurate Modelling of Elastic and Acoustic Wave Propagation in Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Materials"
  • Hector Jensen, University of Chile, Chile
    "The Use of Model Reduction Techniques for Reliability Based Design of Updated Finite Element Models: A Bayesian Formulation"
  • Boris Jeremić, University of California Davis, USA
    "Dynamics of Soils and Structures under Uncertainty"
  • Andreas Kappos, City University London, UK - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    "Full-Range Analysis of the Inelastic Response of Reinforced Concrete Members"
  • George Karniadakis, Brown University, USA
    "Fifteen Years Research on UQ"
  • Steen Krenk, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
    "Beyond Second-Order Time Integration in Non-linear Dynamics"
  • Jie Li, Tongji University, China
    "Uncertainty Propagation in Physical Systems: Recent Developments of Probability Density Evolution Theory"
  • Olivier Le Maitre, CNRS, France
    “Variance Decomposition Techniques for Sensitivity Analysis in Stochastic/Noisy Models with Uncertain Parameters”
  • Hermann G. Matthies, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany
    "Non-Intrusive Low-Rank Uncertainty Quantification and Inverse Problems"
  • Costas Papadimitriou, University of Thessaly, Greece
    "Computational Challenges in Bayesian Uncertainty Quantification of Large-Order Models"
  • James Ricles, Lehigh University, USA
    “Developments in Computational Dynamics to Enable Large-Scale Real-time Hybrid Simulation for Advancing Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering”
  • Daniel J. Rixen, TUM, Germany
    "Model Reduction of Non-Linear Structural Dynamic Model: Recent Developments"
  • Christian Soize, Université Paris-Est, France
    "Stochastic Representations and Statistical Inverse Identification for Uncertainty Quantification in Computational Mechanics"
  • Bruno Sudret, ETC, Switzerland
    "Sparse polynomial chaos expansions for solving high-dimensional UQ problems”
  • Dirk Vandepitte, KU Leuven, Belgium
    "Identification of Uncertainty and Quantification of Variability in Woven Composite Materials Based on Carbon Fibre Weaves"
  • Yeong-Bin Yang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
    "A Rigid-Body-Qualified Plate Theory for Nonlinear Analysis of Structures with Torsional Actions"
  • Yuan Yong, Tongji University, PRC
    "Seismic Analysis of Long Tunnel: Simplified or Unified "
  • Shinobu Yoshimura, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    "Role of Petascale Simulation of Real World's Complex Structure Attacked by Strong Earthquake"
  • Nicholas Zabaras, University of Warwick, UK
    "Graph Theoretic Models for the Solution of Stochastic Multiscale Problems"