Travel Awards 2019
We are inviting applications for the Travel Awards for postdoctoral and Ph.D. researchers to attend an international conference of their choice in 2019. The awards will consist of two prizes of 600 CHF (Swiss Francs); one award of 600 CHF for postdoctoral researchers and one award of 600 CHF for PhD students.
The awardee will be determined by an evaluation committee, chaired by the Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Dr. David Arditi, and also including Prof. Dr. George Baird, Prof. Dr. Cinzia Buratti, Prof. Dr. Umberto Berardi and Prof. Dr. Francisco López Almansa.
Candidates should fulfil the following criteria:
- Postdoctoral fellows (within three years of receiving their Ph.D.)
- Ph.D. students undertaking building-related research.
- They must present their own, original work as a poster or oral presentation at the conference for which the travel award application is being made.
Applicants are required to submit the following documents (the entire application package should be submitted as a single PDF file):
- Outline of current and future work (1 page).
- CV, including a complete list of publications.
- The conference to be attended, a copy of the abstract and an acceptance letter or anticipated date of decision.
- Current grant funding and travel budget, if any, and why the applicant wishes to have the support of Buildings.
- A letter of recommendation from a supervisor, research director or department head (1 page).
There is no need to fill out an official form or to have a prior submission or publication in Buildings. Any questions regarding the Travel Awards can be directed to [email protected]
Please submit your application before 30 November 2018. The decision will be announced in January 2019.
Travel Award 2018
As Editor-in-Chief of Buildings, I am pleased to announce that the winner of the 2018 Buildings Travel Award is:
Sujith Mangalathu, a Postdoctoral Fellow at University of California, Los Angeles, whose research focuses on the “Big data analytics for sustainable and resilient infrastructure systems”. A presentation regarding to “Failure-dependent Shear Strength Model for RC Beam Column Joints using Machine Learning Techniques” will be made by him at a conference in 2018.
On behalf of the Buildings team, I would like to congratulate Dr. Sujith Mangalathu for all his achievements!
Prof. Dr. David Arditi
Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
Travel Award 2017
As Editor-in-Chief of Buildings, I am pleased to announce that the winner of the 2017 Buildings Travel Award is:
Eleonora Brembilla, a Ph.D. student at Loughborough University, UK, whose research focuses on the “Applicability of CBDM (Climate-Based Daylight Modelling)”, which has produced valuable guidance on effective/resilient CBDM workflows.
On behalf of the Buildings team, I would like to congratulate Ms. Eleonora Brembilla for all her achievements!
Prof. Dr. Chimay J. Anumba
University of Florida, USA