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ASCE Call for Papers: Sustainable Building Structures
Posted by Tasha Weiss on February 21, 2012 at 4:09 PM.

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) invites designers involved with sustainable building structures to submit abstracts for a special issue of the Journal of Structural Engineering.


Manuscripts published in this issue will reflect original research and technological advancements on topics that include, but are not limited to:


1) Recycling of materials or increased use of sustainable materials in structural design, analysis, behavior, and construction.

2) Reduction of construction materials through more efficient structural design, life-cycle cost analysis, design optimization methods, etc.

3) Reuse or extended use of building structures through structural health monitoring, repair, retrofit, and rehabilitation.


Abstract submissions are due by April 30, 2012 and must be emailed as PDFs to Complete manuscript submissions for abstracts that have been selected are due by August 31, 2012 and can be submitted to ASCE online at The tentative publication date for this issue is July 2013. You can find additional information at


For questions, please contact: Yahya C. Kurama, University of Notre Dame, Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences, Notre Dame, Ind. (, 574.631.8377); or Arzhang Alimoradi, Southern Methodist University, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Dallas (, 214.768.1721).

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