International Activities

RILEM Technical Committee RTE: “Reinforcement of timber in existing structures”, Chair 2012-2013, TC member since 2013

RILEM Technical Committee AST: “In-situ assessment of structural timber”, Secretary 2010-2012

Proposer Cost Action FP1101 “Assessment, Reinforcement and Monitoring of Timber”

Member of RILEM Technical Committee MMB “Methods of measuring moisture in building materials and structures”

Non-COST country institution participant in COST Action FP1402 “Basis of Structural Timber Design – From Research to Standards”

Non-COST country institution participant in COST Action FP1101 “Assessment, Reinforcement and Monitoring of Timber Structures”

Non-COST country institution participant in COST Action FP1004 “Enhance Mechanical Properties of Timber, Engineered Wood Products and Timber Structures”

Member of Scientific Committee, 4th International Conference on Adhesive Bonding (AB2017) Porto, Portugal, July 6-7 2017

Co-Chair of Special Session on “Structural Performance and Seismic Design of Wood Constructions” Teaching Timber Design at World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (WCEE 2017) Santiago, Chile, January 9-13 2017

Member of Scientific Committee World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2016) Vienna, Austria, August 22-25 2016

Co-Chair of Mini-Symposium on “Teaching Timber Design” at Committee World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2016) Vienna, Austria, August 22-25 2016

Member of Scientific Committee, 7th International Conference on Advanced Composite Materials in Bridges and Structures, ACMBS-VII, Vancouver, Canada, August 22-24 2016

Member of Scientific Committee, 12th International conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering (ICASP12) Vancouver, Canada, July 12-15 2015

Member of Scientific Committee, 3rd International conference on Adhesive Bonding (AB2015) Porto, Portugal, July 2-3 2015

Member of Scientific Committee, World conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2014) Quebec City, Canada, August 10-14 2014

Member of Organizing and Scientific Committee, 7th International conference on Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2014) Vancouver, Canada, August 20-22 2014

Member of Scientific Committee, Materials and Joints in Timber Structures – Recent Advancement of Technology (RILEM conference), Stuttgart, Germany, October 8-10 2013

Member of Scientific Committee, 2nd International conference on structural health assessment of timber structures (SHATIS ’13), Trento, Italy, September 4-6 2013.

Member of Scientific Committee, World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2012) Auckland, New Zealand, July 16-19 2012.

Member of Scientific Committee, 1st International Conference Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions (SAHC 2012) Wrocław, Poland, October 15-17 2012.

Member of Scientific Committee, International conference on structural health assessment of timber structures (SHATIS ’11), Lisbon, Portugal, June 16-17 2011.

Short term Scientific Mission “Capacity of dowel type timber joints” at The University of Auckland, New Zealand, September/2010

Participant in Cost Action E53 “Quality of Wood products”

Participant in Cost Action E55 “Reliability of Timber Structures”

Organizer RILEM workshop “Assessment of Timber“ Biel, Switzerland, June 2010