Institute for Sustainability and
Innovation in Structural Engineering

Cluster EE

Cluster EE

Extreme Events


Cluster EE

  • Robustness of structures for exceptional and unidentified load.
  • Characterization of materials and systems under extreme actions: elevated temperature and elevated strain rates.
  • Structural fire design of steel and composite structures, from material characterization to building behaviour.
  • Performance based-design of steel and composite structures against extreme events, using CFD and FEM.
  • Fire resistance and resilience of sustainable cities against extreme events.
  • Digitalization in fire safety design and management, using BIM and SIG.
  • Optimization, innovative and intelligent decarbonized fire protection systems for steel and composite structures.
  • Ecological Nano Fire-Resistant High Strength lightweight Concrete.
  • Protective Systems and materials: innovative technologies to mitigate blast effects on structures.


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