During the 9th GRACM International Congress a number of mini-symposia will be organized. The minisymposia that has been approved so far are focusing on the following topics:

  1. «Computational Analysis of  Advanced Materials» / Coordinator: E. E. Theotokoglou, National Technical University of Athens
  2. «Computational Techniques and Tools in Natural Disaster Risk Management» / Coordinator: Milan Gocić, University of Niš. The minisymposium is organised in Cooperation of NatRisk project (  Topics:
    • Computational intelligence models and natural hazards
    • Simulation techniques in natural disaster risk management
    • Computational methods for hazard forecasting
    • Early warning and forecasting systems
    • Regional natural hazards analysis
  3. «Passive, Active and Semi-Active Control of Seismic Structures» / Coordinators: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sinan Melih NİGDELİ and Seda ÖNCÜ DAVAS, Department of Civil Engineering, Istanbul University
  4. «Optimization in Structural Mechanics via Metaheuristic Algorithms» / Coordinators: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gebrail BEKDAŞ and Aylin Ece KAYABEKİR, Department of Civil Engineering, Istanbul University

Scientists and engineers who are interested to organize a minisymposium within the 9th GRACM International Congress, can send a proposal, as soon as possible, to the Congress e-mail for approval. In this case the minisymposia organizers will be mainly responsible to invite possible participants and arrange the program of their minisymposium.