2018 CERIS OPEN DAY
On October 23rd and 24th, CERIS has promoted the 2018 CERIS Open Day which took place outside IST (specifically, at the Golf Mar do Vimeiro Hotel), in an informal environment, in order to contribute to the conviviality within the CERIS community and thus strengthen their identity.
The program of the initiative was diverse, including motivational lectures on challenging topics, oral presentations and playful actions, fundamentally team building. Click here to have a glance.
Best Paper Award
Ceris is pleased to inform that the PhD student Luís Vieira has received the Vinnakota Award 2019 for best student-authored paper presented at the Annual Stability Conference, regarding his work on "Local buckling of RHS members with small-to-large corner radii subjected to combinations of axial force and biaxial bending", co-authored by CERIS members Rodrigo Gonçalves and Dinar Camotim.
On 11th of March 2019, Professor Fernando Branco was awarded the title "Advisory Professor", from Tongi University, Shanghai-China. During the visit, and in the role of the President of the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE), Professor Fernando Branco presided over the awards ceremony "Outstanding Structure Award", which celebrated two major works of Civil Engineering: the Shanghai Tower and the Phoenix Center (Beijing) - TV report.
Prof. Dinar Camotim received the 2018 Beedle Award. It is the highest honour bestowed upon contributing Structural Stability Research Council members.
Prof. Rodrigo Gonçalves received the McGuire Award for Junior Researchers, MAJR Medal 2017.