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Structural Engineering International (SEI), the quarterly Journal of IABSE, is the leading international journal of structural engineering dealing with all types of structures and materials. SEI offers its readers a unique blend of short profiles on recent structures, and longer, in-depth technical articles on research, development, design, construction and maintenance. Articles are written by practicing engineers and academia from around the world and reflect the high standards of IABSE.

Aims and Scope: Structural Engineering International (SEI) publishes technical reports and scientific papers with a focus on structural engineering, to bridge the gap between professionals and academics. SEI is a journal with a mix of articles ranging from practical to scientific. SEI publishes articles on recent structures, developments in practice and research. Articles in SEI consider all types of structures, bridges, buildings, offshore structures, etc., constructed from all types of building materials: concrete, steel, composites, timber, fibre reinforced polymers, glass, etc. Articles in SEI also deal with the sustainability of structures and a broad range of structural engineering practice from design to construction to maintenance and monitoring, and finally to the re-use or demolition of structures.

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

Abstracted and indexed at:

  • Web of ScienceSM
  • Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
  • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  • Current ContentsR/Engineering, Computing and Technology
  • 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).

The journal is included in the IABSE Membership.

Yearly subscription to only the journal is also possible.

Some of the Institutional Subscribers are: 

  • Georgia Tech. Library, Atlanta GA, USA
  • Lehigh University, Bethlehem PA, USA
  • M.I.T. Libraries, Cambridge MA, USA
  • Meijo Univ. Riko-Gakubu, Aichi, Japan
  • Princeton Univ., Princeton NJ, USA
  • Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea Rep.
  • Serials Office HAL, Monash Universîty, Clayton Vic., Australia
  • Stanford University, Stanford CA, USA
  • Univ. Politecnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
  • Università di Trento, Trento, Italy
  • Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria.

Free Articles

Millau Viaduct - Ten years ago

The Millau Viaduct: Ten Years of Structural Monitoring

The Design and Construction of the World’s Tallest Building: The Burj - Khalifa, Dubai

The Impact of the Sunniberg Bridge on Structural Engineering, Switzerland


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
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
Kristian Schellenberg Switzerland Member 2020 2022
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

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