ISSC 2020 - Keynote Speakers




Expert in Mechanics of Materials, Advanced Stress Analysis, Finite Element Methods, and Stability of Structures

Professor at Auburn University, Alabama, USA

Prof. James S Davidson

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Expert in structural testing, numerical modelling and the development of design guidance for steel structures

Professor of Structural Engineering, Imperial College London

Prof. Leroy Gardner


Expert in Steel structures, layered fiber composite plates and members

Emeritus Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras

Prof. V Kalyanaraman

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Cold-formed, hot-rolled and welded steel structures, Structural performance of buildings and their components under wind loads, Fire safety of light gauge steel structures.

Professor, Science and Engineering Faculty, QUT, Australia

Prof. Mahen Mahendran


Expert in design, analysis, and testing of metal structures for stability


Chairman, Centre for Advanced Structural Engineering, The University of Sydney, Australia

Prof. Kim Rasmussen

Expert in Composite Structures and leading consultant

Former Professor, Anna University Chennai

Prof. A R Santhakumar

Expert in Composite Plate girders, Stability of Structures, Buckling of Plates

Former Professor, NUS, Singapore

Prof. N E Shanmugam

Expert in Joints, Deep Beams, Fire (progressive collapse scenarios) and Finite Element analysis

Director Protective Technology Research Centre, NTU Singapore

Prof. Tan Kang Hai

Expert in Composite Structures

Head - School of Civil Engineering, The University of Sydney, Australia

Prof. Brian Uy

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Expert in Buckling, Cold-formed steel, Stainless steel, Column, and Connections

Professor at Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), Hong Kong

Prof. Ben Young

Expert in advanced methods of computational analysis towards stability of metal structures

Associate Dean of Engineering; Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Bucknell University, USA

Prof. Ron Ziemian