Both theoretical developments and practical applications related to the uncertainty, safety, risk and reliability of structures and systems in civil engineering, mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, marine/offshore engineering, industrial engineering, nuclear engineering, materials science, environmental engineering, architecture, urban planning, geosciences and social sciences will be addressed. Multi-disciplinary approaches are particularly welcome.

The list of conference topics includes (but is certainly not limited to):

  • Aeronautical and Aerospace Structures
  • Applied Probability
  • Bayesian Methods
  • Biomechanics and Bioengineering
  • Bridges, Buildings and Industrial Facilities
  • Climate Change
  • Computational Methods
  • Damage Analysis and Assessment
  • Deterioration Modeling
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Environmental Risk Assessment
  • Fatigue and Fracture
  • Flood Analysis and Prevention
  • Fuzzy and Interval Analysis
  • Geographical Information Systems Based Risk Analysis
  • Geotechnical Engineering and Geomechanics
  • Geostatistics
  • Hazards Analysis
  • Human Factors
  • Inspection, Quality Control and Assurance
  • Insurance, Reinsurance, and Management of Risk
  • Life Cycle Performance Analysis and Cost
  • Life Extension
  • Lifeline Risk Assessment
  • Loads and Load Combinations
  • Loss Analysis
  • Materials
  • Monitoring and Maintenance Systems
  • Multicriteria Optimization
  • Nuclear Structures
  • Offshore and Marine Structures
  • Optimization under Uncertainty
  • Passive and Active Structural Control
  • Performance-Based Engineering
  • Probabilistic Materials Analysis
  • Probabilistic Risk Analysis
  • Probability and Statistics (theory and applications)
  • Random Vibration (linear and nonlinear)
  • Reliability-Based Design and Regulations
  • Reliability-Based Optimization and ControlReliability Theory
  • Resilience of Structures, Networks and Communities
  • Risk Analysis and Risk-Informed Decision Making
  • Risk Perception and Communication
  • Simulation Methods
  • Social Science / Urban Planning
  • Statistical Design Analysis
  • Stochastic Computational Mechanics
  • Stochastic Finite Elements
  • Stochastic Fracture Mechanics
  • Stochastic Processes and Fields (theory and applications)
  • Structural Health Monitoring
  • Structural Systems
  • Sustainability under Global Warming
  • System Identification
  • System ReliabilityTransportation Systems
  • Uncertainty Quantification and Analysis
  • Wind Engineering


6-10 August 2017
TU Wien
Vienna, Austria