Innovative Theory and Practices in Structural Engineering and Construction
Chicago, Illinois, August 14-18 2023

Welcome to ISEC 12

Dear Friends and Colleagues:

We would like to personally welcome each of you to the 12th International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference (ISEC-12) to be held in Chicago, USA (August 14-18, 2023). It’s an exciting time for the ISEC as we continue to grow and adapt, remaining always motivated, responsive, and open to new ideas. The conference theme is “Innovative Theory and Practices in Structural Engineering and Construction”. The Conference aims to bring together state-of-the-art research, cutting edge technologies and their applications in the fields of structural engineering, and construction engineering and management. The conference is dedicated to scientific exchanges among participants are designed to maximize interactions and encourage networking and future collaborations.

Chicago is known for its vibrant arts scene, numerous cultural attractions, and a center for architectural experimentation and innovation The conference will include a welcome reception, two days of concurrent technical sessions, a banquet, a technical tour, and cultural tours.

The event will run face-to-face at UIC Campus with an option for online attendance.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the ISEC Secretariat on or the local organizing committee. We look forward to welcoming you to ISEC-12 in Chicago!

Conference Chair
Aslihan Karatas, LEED AP
Clinical Assistant Professor
Civil and Materials Engineering
University of Illinois Chicago

Amir H. Iranmanesh, P.E.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Structural Engineering
Civil, Materials, and Environmental Engineering
University of Illinois Chicago