Plenary & Keynote Speakers

5th International Conference on Civil Engineering Fundamentals and Applications (ICCEFA 2024)

The Keynote Speakers for ICCEFA 2024 will be announced shortly! Thank you for your patience.

Dr. Mohsen Issa

Dr. Mohsen Issa
University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Keynote Speaker

Topic of Keynote:

Dr. Kamyab Zandi

Dr. Kamyab Zandi
Director and CEO at Timezyx Inc., Canada/Sweden
Keynote Speaker

Dr. Zandi is the Founding Director and CEO of Timezyx (, a leading firm in the Infrastructure Management and Risk Assessment industry that utilizes advanced structural modeling and Artificial Intelligence for infrastructure resilience. Under his leadership, Timezyx has been developing Structural Digital Twins for buildings and infrastructures, thereby enhancing resilience and revolutionizing risk assessment in the face of extreme climate events. With a portfolio of over 100 scientific articles, Dr. Zandi has made a profound impact on structural engineering, including structural assessment and analysis, structural simulation and modeling, structural health monitoring, structural forensic engineering, and structural codes and standardization. He is also an affiliated member of the Structures and Composites Lab at Stanford University and the Principal Investigator of the research area Digital Twin of Civil Infrastructures. He serves as the co-convenor of the International Federation for Structural Concrete fib TG3.2 – Modeling of Structural Performance of Existing Concrete Structures, member of fib TG3.5 – Forensic engineering, and member of the technical committee at IWSHM – International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring.

Topic of Keynote: Structural Digital Twins of Structures and Infrastructure
Keynote Abstract

Registration fee includes the following:

  • Publication of 1 accepted paper in the proceedings. Publication of each additional paper requires a 250 Euro registration
  • Buffet lunch for each day of the conference
  • 2 coffee breaks for each day of the conference
  • 1 banquet dinner OR cruise tour

Important information for accompanying person(s): Please be informed that the accompanying person can NOT be a co-author.
Co-authors, regardless if 1 author is attending, must pay the full registration fee.
The accompany person fee is only for spouses and/or children. Please contact us if you are unsure.

Virtual registration fee includes the following:

  • Publication of 1 accepted paper in the proceedings. Publication of each additional paper requires a 150 Euro registration
  • Access to all the sessions of the conference