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SEI 2023

SEI February 2023: Recent Structures and Research Worldwide

SEI May 2023: Recent Structures and Research in India 

SEI August 2023: New Developments for the Resilient Fire Design of Singular Buildings and Engineering Infrastructures ​

SEI November 2023: Recent Structures and Research Worldwide

SEI 2024

Call for Abstracts for 2024 SEI issues:

SEI February 2024: Special issue on ‘Assessment/Maintenance/Performance’

Full paper by 15 April, 2023. Submit at:

Globally infrastracture is aging, while budgets allocated to assess and maintain structures are limited. It is therefore essential to develop and implement innovative assessment methods and procedures. This will make it possible to assess and maintain structures continuously and comprehensively over time. Moreover, new possibilities may arise with the emergence of low-cost, autonomous and/or passive sensor networks and big calculation possibilities, both in terms of numerical modelling and data analysis.  This is particularly important nowadays, in the face of increasing actions on structures, and the focus of the public on resilience and sustainable developement.

An assessment of a structure might be realized and communicated in real time, based on monitoring data and Artifcial Intelligence-based data analysis methods. Based on this information, the best maintenance time and methods can be derived, particularly based on predictive strategies making it possible to derive predictive maintenance plans. Before and after maintenance activities, the performance of the infrastructure may be monitored by performance indicators, whose actual values may be communicated to the infrastructure owners and managers.

Therefore, the SEI Special Issue ‘Assessment/Maintenance/Performance’ invites Research and Development papers describing the development, testing and implementation of innovative assessment, maintenance and performance monitoring strategies, leveraging the possibilities of monitoring data and realizing best economical and budgetary practice. 

SEI May 2024: Recent Structures and Research in Latin America

SEI August 2024: Special issue on ‘Forensic Engineering’

Submit an abstract by  30 April, 2023. Full paper by 15 June, 2023. Submit at:

The built infrastructure consists of increasingly complex structures which are, by nature, all prototypes. As technical products, failure of structures is possible, and gets even more likely with longer service life. However, failure of structures is relatively rare which is the basis of society’s trust in infrastructure. All cases of failure require careful analysis and assessment to provide a concise basis for litigation and to incorporate the findings in future risk mitigation strategies.

Another special aspect of Forensic Engineering are the strongly different practices and cultures worldwide. This leads to very different approaches to forensic investigations in different countries. However, recent cases of structural failure have clearly proven the increasing importance of sound forensic analysis in a world of aging infrastructure.

Therefore, the SEI Special Issue ‘Forensic Engineering’ invites Research and Development papers as well as Case Studies describing the analysis and assessment of structural failures, the use of the findings in risk mitigation, the corresponding influences on standardization and construction practices, and further subjects related to Forensic Engineering.

SEI November 2024: Recent Structures and Research 

Sample SEI issues: Click Here (SEI Nov. 2017) (SEI Aug. 2017).

All technical articles are reviewed by the IABSE SEI Editorial Board, with collaboration of over 250 Reviewers over 20 Correspondents. In April 2012, the journal was selected by Thomson Reuters to be indexed in Web of Science ; Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch); Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition; Current Contents/Engineering, Computing, and Technology starting with Vol.20(1) 2010.

IABSE Peer Review stamps are given to papers that have passed through a highly selective review process and demonstrate a significant contribution to the state of structural engineering knowledge. The is supported by the internet based manuscript submission and review system ‘ScholarOne’ from Thomson Reuters. To recognise contributions of the highest quality, an Outstanding Paper Award is presented each year. Since 2010 the high standing of the journal is supported by the SEI Advisory Board.

SEI: ISSN 1016-8664; E-ISSN 1683-0350.

Published: first week of February, May, August, November

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  • CAB Abstracts database
  • Cambridge Scientific Abstracts under CSA Civil Engineering Abstracts
  • Construction and Building Abstracts (CBA)
  • Emerald Abstracts, International Civil Engineering Abstracts
  • Information Science for Physics, Electronics, and Computing (INSPEC).

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  • Università di Trento, Trento, Italy
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  • Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria.

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Starting 2018 onwards, Taylor & Francis is publishing and distributing SEI to all IABSE members and has taken over its subscription, sales and marketing. IABSE remains owner of the journal and the content continues to be under the responsibility of SEI Editorial Board. More information will soon be available.

SEI Editorial Board

Term Start
Term End
Ana Mandic Ivankovic  Croatia Chair   2021  2025
Eva Lantsoght Belgium Vice Chair 2021 2025
Arndt Goldack Germany  Member  2022  2024 
Charles-Darwin Annan Canada Member 2021 2023
Flavio Barbosa Brazil  Member   2021 2023 
Stathis Bousias Greece Member 2021 2023
Elsa Caetano Portugal Member 2021 2023
Dongzhou Huang USA Member 2021 2023
Ignacio Paya Zaforteza Spain Member 2021 2023
Anastasios Sextos UK Member 2021 2023
Zhi Sun China Member 2021 2023
Tina Vejrum Denmark Member 2021 2023
Takashi Yamaguchi Japan Member 2021 2023
Laurent Rus Jenni Spain Member 2021 2023
Henar Martín-Sanz  Switzerland Member 2023 2025
Teng Wu USA Member 2020 2022
Roman Lenner South Africa Member 2020 2022
Helder Sousa Portugal Member 2020 2022
Andreas Lampropoulos United Kingdom Member 2021 2023
 Pierre van der Spuy South Africa  Member   2022 2023 



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