Extended Abstract Submission

February 4, 2015

Notification of Acceptance

March 7, 2015

Full Paper Submission

June 10, 2015

Notification of Acceptance

July 11, 2015

Author Registration

September 12, 2015

Conference Dates

October 14-15, 2015

International Conference on Lightweight construction & Earthquake      21, 22   April   2010

The Conference on Earthquake, Structure & Computational Method       18, 19 October 2011

The 3rd National Conference on Earthquake & Structures                            17, 18 October 2012

The 4th National Conference on Earthquake & Structures                            24, 25 April 2013

The 5th National Conference on Earthquake & Structures                            23, 24 April 2014

Accepted Papers

List of accepted papers orally.

List of accepted papers as poster

For conference registration  at least one author per paper is required. Registration fee includes gifts, books and CD Proceedings, refreshments, lunch is a two-day conference. To register, please apply only through the website and register. You can use the menu on the left to subscribe to the secretariat web site and register. Note: To register online through the Secretariat (left site) and then registered member and logged in, you can submit your article

International Conferences on Earthquake and Structures (CES), as one of the most important scientific event in relevant fields, provide an opportunity for researchers, practitioners and students to share the latest knowledge and techniques for understanding and mitigating the effects of earthquakes.
Up to now, Institute of Earthquake and Disaster of ACECR of Kerman branch (EDK) has successfully organized 5 CES conferences so far. However, since the last CES conference in 2014 (CES5), the world has experienced several destructive earthquakes which ruined thousands of lives and caused great damage and losses. These earthquakes and the diversity of the related fields caused more challenges and initiate more applied and scientific research with the necessity of presenting new solutions and introducing innovative methods for decreasing such risks. In this regard, the 6th Conference on Earthquake and Structures (CES6) aims to provide a unique environment to develop synergy between participants from around the world.

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About the Conference

2nd International & 6th national Conference on Earthquake and Structures

Rapid development in diverse scientific disciplines, including civil engineering, is so remarkable that holding regular conferences to exchange the latest scientific innovations sounds inevitable. In this regard, national and international annual conferences in structural and earthquake engineering, held by the Research Center for Earthquake and Natural Disasters at ACECR, have received a considerable attention from scholars and researchers. This center has endeavored to consistently organize this event to publish the latest scientific findings and create a relationship among universities and research centers as well. This is evidenced by successfully holding five conferences in the past years.

In order to achieve this invaluable goal, this research center is attempting to hold the second international and sixth national conference on earthquake and structural engineering as well as the twentieth seminar and annual specialized workshop on space structures in April 2015. We hope to witness a large presence of researchers, professors, students, and experts in the field of structural and earthquake engineering.

The events at this conference include the presentation of scientific-research articles, posters, designs, industrial achievements, educational workshops, and roundtables related to the issues of earthquake and structural engineering in Iran. Therefore, all enthusiasts and experts are invited to actively participate in this event by submitting their scientific discoveries and industrial achievements.

Keynote Speakers

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       Prof. Michael Balz                Prof. Subhamoy Bhattacharya         Prof. Tuncer Cakmakli                 Prof. Claudio F. Guerri
              Germany                                 United Kingdom                                       Turkey                                        Argentina

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   Prof. Koichiro Ishikawa                 Prof. SeungDeog Kim                      Prof. Carlos Lázaro                 Prof.Hoshyar Nooshin
                Japan                                       South Korea                                       Spain                                    United Kingdom

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        Prof. Dénes Nagy                     Prof. Olga Popovic Larsen        Prof. Muhammad Imran Rafiq         Prof. Janusz Rębielak
                Hangary                                         Denmark                                     United Kingdom                                   Poland

Conference news

Registration for the 2nd  international & 6th national conference on earthquake and structures is now open
After holding several successful conferences in the field of structure and earthquake, the registration and paper submission for the 2nd international & 6th national conference on earthquake and structure is now open. In order to register and paper submission please refer to the electronic submission system which is located on the below of this page.

 Extended abstract format in two types (word, pdf) is available in download tab

authors should  send their files via Electronic Submission System after logging in.

Top paper will be published by special issues of  the Iranian Journal of Structural Engineering

Top accepted papers of EDK 2015 will be published by special issues of  the Iranian Journal of Structural Engineering after the review.


Head of Shahid Bahonar university


Prof. M.J.Fadaee

 Head of Shahid Bahonar university

   Shahid Bahonar university is one of the biggest universities of Iran and Middle East. This university is located in south east of Kerman in an area of 5.000.000 sq. meters and started educational activities in 1975, admitting 90 students. After the Islamic Revolution, the university was called Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman after Dr. Mohammad Javad Bahonar. Ministry of Sciences, Research and Technology considers this university as one of top universities of Iran due to 40 years of educational and research achievements. At the beginning, 25000 sq. meters of space was considered for 5000 students but this space is increased to more than 23,000 sq. meters and 14000 students. Alireza Afzalipour and Fakhereh Saba founded Kerman University in 1974.

Institute of Earthquake and Disaster

Iran, being located between two Arabian and Euro-Asian tectonic plates, experienced over 130 severe earthquakes in the 20th century alone, indicating the seismicity and vulnerability of the area. These earthquakes resulted in heavy casualties and long-lasting, serious socio-economic damages, including the loss of invaluable artifacts of ancient Persian culture. It is crucial that we find a solution to prevent or diminish further damage. ACECR Kerman Branch recognized this and, at their suggestion, the Institute of Earthquakes and Disasters ACECR Kerman Branch (EDK) was formed in 2010. EDK was approved as a “Research Center” in 2010 after recognizing that training talented students could help realize the institute’s goals and develop knowledge of the field.

Today, EDK is engaged in the implementation of national and international research. Its responsible and qualified researchers are taking effective steps in protecting human lives and property against natural disaster. EDK’s main goals are research development and education in all areas related to structures, earthquake engineering and earthquake hazard. EDK also intends to develop and implement of earthquake damage reduction.It also is interested in development of cultural awareness about earthquake security both in the country and in the region.

The department’s instructional and research programs are grouped into three focus areas: Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, and Risk Management. The Department of Structural Engineering offers instruction leading to the degrees of Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Space Frame Structures and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Structural Engineering.