Conference 6: Tuesday 5 March 2013
Novel Concrete for Construction :
Dedicated to
Saeed Mirza
Professor Emeritus, McGill University
Professor Emeritus Saeed Mirza of McGill University, Canada, is an internationally recognized authority in structural engineering and infrastructure rehabilitation, with emphasis on analysis and design of durable and sustainable structures with optimal service life performance, including routine and preventive maintenance and protection against various forms of deterioration over the service life of the facility. His earlier research interests included structural concrete behaviour, physical modelling and nonlinear finite element analysis of structural concrete. He has published extensively in journals, special publications, research reports and conference proceedings, and has coauthored four textbooks. For his many contributions to education, research, the profession, sports and the society at-large, Dr. Mirza was presented with the Canada 125 Award in 1992, and the Queen`s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2013. A Special Issue of the Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering was published in June 2006 to honour his several contributions to civil engineering profession.
Opening Paper: "Novel Materials, Design and Construction Methods for Sustainable Infrastructure"