ISSC 2020 - Keynote Speakers




Prof. James S Davidson

Professor at Auburn University, Alabama, USA

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

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Prof. Leroy Gardner

Professor of Structural Engineering, Imperial College London

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


Prof. V Kalyanaraman

Emeritus Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras

Expert in Steel structures, layered fiber composite plates and members

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Prof. Mahen Mahendran

Professor, Science and Engineering Faculty, QUT, Australia

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.


Prof. Kim Rasmussen

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

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


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Prof. A R Santhakumar

Former Professor, Anna University Chennai

Expert in Composite Structures and leading consultant


Prof. N E Shanmugam

Former Professor, NUS, Singapore

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

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Prof. Tan Kang Hai

Director Protective Technology Research Centre, NTU Singapore

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

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Prof. Brian Uy

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

Expert in Composite Structures

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Prof. Ben Young

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

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


Prof. Ron Ziemian

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

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