August 2023, Volume 10 Issue 1


It is with immense pleasure that we present the proceedings of the 12th International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference (ISEC-12). This esteemed conference brings together researchers, professionals, and scholars from around the world to discuss and share their latest advancements in the field of structural engineering and construction.

ISEC-12 provides a platform for interdisciplinary exchange and collaboration, fostering innovative ideas and practical solutions for the challenges faced by the construction industry today. The conference serves as a forum for presenting cutting-edge research findings, discussing emerging trends, and exploring novel approaches in various areas of structural engineering and construction.

The topics covered in these proceedings reflect the diverse and dynamic nature of the field. From advancements in innovative materials for concrete to the latest developments in green infrastructure design, the breadth of research showcased here is a testament to the breadth of expertise and knowledge within the global community.

The proceedings comprise a comprehensive collection of papers encompassing a wide range of themes. These include BIM in construction, green infrastructure design, novel housing and manufacturing systems, decision-making and neural network models in construction, rehabilitation and retrofitting methods, project management, law and dispute resolution, educational and professional ethics in civil engineering, bridges, concrete structures, steel structures, composite systems, structural measurements and computational methods, as well as innovations in structural analysis and design.

The papers presented in these proceedings demonstrate the commitment of the authors to advancing the field of structural engineering and construction. They provide valuable insights, present innovative methodologies, and offer practical solutions that have the potential to shape the future of our industry.

We would like to express our sincere gratitude to the authors for their invaluable contributions and to the reviewers for their diligent efforts in ensuring the quality of the papers. We would also like to thank the conference organizers, sponsors, and participants for their unwavering support in making ISEC-12 a resounding success.

We hope that these proceedings serve as a valuable resource for researchers, practitioners, and students alike, inspiring further exploration, collaboration, and advancements in the field of structural engineering and construction. May the knowledge shared within these pages contribute to Innovative Theory and Practices in Structural Engineering and Construction.

Aslihan Karatas, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Amir Iranmanesh, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Asli Pelin Gurgun, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
Siamak Yazdani, California State University, Pomona, USA
Amarjit Singh, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA