25th International Conference on Composite Structures
IN-PERSON + ONLINE event - NOW FROM 19-22 July 2022 (previously from 19-22 January)
Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal

Chairs: A. J. M. Ferreira (Portugal) ; Nicholas Fantuzzi (Italy), Michele Bacciocchi (San Marino), Volnei Tita (Brazil), Ana Neves (Portugal)

  1. Advanced Numerical Techniques
  2. Analysis of Wood and Natural Fibre Composites
  3. Applications of Composites
  4. Auxetic materials and structures
  5. Beam, Plate and Shell Theories and Computational Models for Laminated Structures
  6. Composite Structures
  7. Composite structures in civil engineering
  8. Composites in Innovative Applications 
  9. Delamination, damage and fracture
  10. Design and application of composite structures
  11. Durability of composite materials
  12. Dynamics of Composite Materials
  13. Electro-thermal properties of composite materials
  14. Experimental Methods
  15. Failure of Composites
  16. FRP and Historic Masonry Structures
  17. FRP in concrete, steel and composite steel/concrete structures
  18. FRP reinforced concrete structures
  19. Functionally graded materials and structures
  20. Health Monitoring Techniques in Composite Structures
  21. Impact Problems
  22. Joints
  23. Laminated composites with material uncertainties
  24. Micromechanics
  25. Modeling, simulation and testing of sandwich and adaptive structures
  26. Modelling and Characterization of CNT-Polymer Composites
  27. Morphing of composites
  28. Multi-scale Modeling of Graphene- and Carbon Nanotube-Reinforced Composites
  29. Multiscale Analysis of Natural Fibre Composites
  30. Nano-Composites
  31. Natural Fibre Composites
  32. Non-destructive Inspection Techniques for Composite Materials and Structures
  33. Optimization techniques and methods
  34. Porous and cellular materials
  35. Probabilistic modeling and reliability of composites
  36. Smart Composites
  37. Stability of Nano, Micro and Macro Composite Structures
  38. Structural Health Monitoring
  39. Thermal problems on Composite structures
  40. Variable Stiffness Composite Laminates
  41. Computational Mechanics in Manufacturing of Composite Structure 
  42. Nonlinear Elastic Waves in Composites
  43. Additive Manufacturing 

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 31 January 2022 (previously on 31 December 2021)

The language of communication at the Conference will be English, and all abstracts must be written in clear English.

All accepted and paid abstracts will be collected in a book of proceedings online.

Important Notes:

  • 1 Registration = 1 Abstract 
  • Full papers will be sent to peer review (for journal publication) only if abstracts are presented in the conference.
  • Submission of full papers is not mandatory for participation in the conference.

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

Please, fill in the form available here:


(so far, to be confirmed)

  • Albertino Arteiro, University of Porto, Portugal
  • Alberto Milazzo, University of Palermo, Italy
  • Alessia Monaco, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
  • Alfonso Pagani, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
  • Anthony Waas , University of Michigan , USA
  • Aurelio Araujo , Instituto Superior Técnico , Portugal
  • Arun Shukla, University of Rhode Island, USA
  • Barbara Tomczyk, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland
  • Bo Liu , Beihang University , China
  • Bruno Castanié, INSA Toulouse, France
  • Carlos Santiuste, Univ. Carlos III Madrid, Spain
  • Christian Mittelstedt, T.U. Darmstadt, Germany
  • Conor McCarthy , University of Limerick , Ireland
  • Cristovão Mota Soares , Instituto Superior Técnico , Portugal
  • Erasmo Carrera , Politecnico di Torino , Italy
  • Erdogan Madenci, University of Arizona, USA
  • Farid Abed, American University of Sharjah, UAE
  • Flavio Marques, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Fernando Fraternali , University of Salerno , Italy
  • Filipa Moleiro, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Portugal
  • Francesco Fabbrocino, Pegaso Telematic University, Italy
  • Francesco Tornabene , University of Salento , Italy
  • Francesco Ascione, University of Salerno, Italy
  • Frederic Jacquemin , Universite de Nantes , France
  • Gaetano Giunta , Centre de Recherche Public Henri Tudor , Luxembourg
  • Giovanni Valdré, Univ. Bologna, Italy
  • Heng Hu , Wuhan Univ. , China
  • Heinz Palkowski, T. U. Clausthal, Germany
  • Holm Altenbach, University Magdeburg, Germany
  • Hom Dhakal, University of Portsmouth, UK
  • Huirong Le , University of Derby , United Kingdom
  • Jesus Pernas Sanchez, University Carlos III Madrid, Spain
  • Jerzy Warminski, Lublin University of Technology, Poland
  • J. N. Reddy , Texas A&M Univ. , USA
  • Jianqiao Ye , Lancaster University , UK
  • Jie Yang , RMIT University , Australia
  • Jun-Jie ZENG, Guangdong University of Technology, China
  • Jiye Chen , University of Portsmouth , UK
  • João Correia , Instituto Superior Técnico , Portugal
  • João Reis , Universidade Federal Fluminense - UFF , Brazil
  • Krzysztof Kamil Żur, Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
  • Liao-Liang Ke, Tianjin University, China
  • Lahcen Azrar , Mohammed V University , Morocco
  • Luciano Feo , University of Salerno , Italy
  • Luigi Solazzi , Università di Brescia , Italy
  • Lucas Sadowski, Politechnika Wrocławska, Poland
  • Luigi Ascione, University of Salerno, Italy
  • Marcin Kaminski, Politecnica Lodz, Poland
  • Maria Cinefra, Politecnico di Bari, Italy
  • Mrityunjay Doddamani, National Institute of Technology Karanataka (NITK), Surathkal, India
  • Marco Gigliotti , University of Poitiers - ISAE - ENSMA , France
  • Marco Montemurro, Arts et Métiers Institute of Technology, I2M Laboratory, France
  • Metin Aydogdu , Trakya University , Turkey
  • Nicolae Crainic, Politecnica Timisoara, Romania
  • Olivier Polit , Univ. Paris X , France
  • Omer Civalek, China Medical Unversity-Taichung-Taiwan
  • P J Guruprasad, IIT, India
  • Roberto Capozucca , Univ. Politecnica delle Marche , Italy
  • Rami Rawileh, Univ. Sharjah, UAE
  • Raul Campilho, ISEP, Portugal
  • Reinaldo Rodriguez, Universidad de Habana, Cuba
  • Rajamohan Ganesan, Concordia University, Canada
  • Salim Belouettar , Centre de Recherche Public Henri Tudor , Luxembourg
  • Sarp Adali , Univ. Kwazulu-Natal , South Africa
  • Sergio Horta-Munoz, Univ. Castilla- La Mancha, Spain
  • Subir Das, IIT Varanasi, India
  • Suong Hoa, Concordia University, canada
  • Shuxin Li, Wuhan University of Technology, China
  • Tao Zeng, Shantou University, China
  • Thuc Vo, La Trobe University, Australia
  • Tulio Panzera, Universidade de São João de Rei, Brazil
  • Volnei Tita , University of Sao Paulo , Brazil
  • Xiao Chen , Technical University of Denmark , Denmark
  • Xue Feng Yao , Tsinghua Univ. , China
  • Yu Chen, Fuzhou University, China
  • Yao Koutsawa , Centre de Recherche Public Henri Tudor , Luxembourg
  • Yiqiang Xiang , Department of Civil Engineering , China
  • Yufeng Xing , Beihang University , China
  • Zhongyi Zhang , University of Portsmouth , UK

Registration Fees 


Fees include

  • Proceedings online
  • Book of program online

CONFERENCE FEES UNTIL February 28, 2022 

- VIRTUAL Repository (PPT+audio) € 492 (euro)

- VIRTUAL Live (ZOOM) € 615 (euro)

- Normal in-person € 861 (euro) - ORAL or POSTER

- Normal in-person (ONSITE) € 950 (euro) - ORAL or POSTER

Instructions for online payments will be given to delegates upon acceptance of the abstracts.

Refund Policy: Before 30 April, 30% of the NORMAL FEE will be retained. After 30 April, no NORMAL FEE will be funded. Please note that LIVE and REPOSITORY fees cannot be refunded under any circumstances.

Special Session on Data Science for composite materials and structures


Alex Kalamkarov, Dalhousie University, Canada

Anthony Waas, University of Michigan, USA

Aurélio Araújo, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Bruno Castanié, INSA Toulouse, France

Carlos Santiuste, University Carlos III Madrid, Spain

Domagoj Lanc, University of Rijeka, Croatia

Erasmo Carrera, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Erdogan Madenci, University of Arizona, USA

Fabrizio Scarpa, University of Bristol, UK

Flávio Marques, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Gennady Kulikov, Tambov State Technical University, Russia

Heng Hu, Wuhan University, China

Marcin Kaminski, University Lodz, Poland

Marco Amabili, McGill University, Canada

Marco Montemurro, ENSAM, France

Olivier Polit, Université Paris Nanterre, France

Patrizia Trovalusci, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy

Paul Weaver, University of Bristol, UK

Seung Hwan Chang, Chung-Ang University, South Korea

Seong Su Kim, KAIST, South Korea

Tomasz Sadowski, Lublin University of Technology, Poland

Volnei Tita, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Wesley Cantwell, Khalifa University, UAE

Zu Lei, Hefei University of Technology, China

We will consider selected papers for the following journals:

- Composite Structures


- Composites Part C


- Proceedings in Engineering Mechanics - Research, Technology and Education


Delegates are welcome to send to ( ferreira@fe.up.pt ) their full papers until end June 2022, for selection of papers and journals.

Please note the Ian Marshall Award for Best Student Paper. The late Professor Ian Marshall was the founder Editor of Composite Structures. 

Competition until 1 July 2022. The interested students must:

  1. Submit the full paper until 1 July 2022 to ferreira@fe.up.pt
  2. Register at the ICCS25 conference and present their paper in-person or LIVE (online using zoom)
  3. Be Master or PhD students. Phd holders that finished thesis on 2021 or 2022 can compete

The selected student(s) will be announced at the ICCS25 Conference dinner and later online at the conference website.

The award includes publication of full paper in Composite Structures.