National Conference on Wind & Earthquake Engineering And International Seminar On Sustainable Construction Engineering
For the 4th NCWE, we proudly present to you a new and improved version – we have upgraded this colloquium into a conference but still using the same abbreviation that is NCWE 2020. This time around we also included two mini events called International Seminar On Sustainable Construction Engineering (ISSCE 2020) that is co-organised with Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) and International Conference on Agricultural Technology and Engineering, and Environmental Sciences (ICATES) 2020 that is co-organised by Agricultural Engineering Department, Faculty of Agriculture, Syiah Kuala University (UNSYIAH)
During these past years, the numbers of building structural damage affected by extreme winds in Malaysia increased rapidly. These are because structural elements in Malaysia are not adequately designed for wind storm. Therefore, it is a must for a country like Malaysia to address issues related to wind disasters in design consideration. The earth tremor due to earthquake also has become more frequent in Malaysia. Majority of the tremors were originated from Sumatra Andaman and Philippines earthquakes. However, the June 2015 Ranau earthquake which occurred in Sabah became a strong evidence on why seismic design and retrofitting has to be considered in Malaysia. For this purpose, the NCWE 2020, Faculty of Civil Engineering Technology will be co-hosted with Department of Civil Engineering UMP, USM, Tokyo Polytechnic University (TPU) and Chongqing University, China, China to gather top notch experts, researchers, engineers, and scientist to present their findings related to the wind and earthquake engineering fields.
Over the last few years, the importance of sustainability has been critically highlighted as it is important for the preservation and sustainability of our earth as well as the health of our future generations. The concept of sustainability expands to all areas of human activity, including construction engineering. Construction engineering is a complex discipline that involves designing, planning, construction and management of infrastructures. The application of elements of sustainability in any construction (engineering) activity increases the overall level of construction sustainability.
International Seminar of Sustainable Construction Engineering (ISSCE 2020) aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Sustainable Construction Engineering. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Sustainable Construction Engineering
International Conference on Agricultural Technology and Engineering, and Environmental Sciences (ICATES) 2020 is hosted by Agricultural Engineering Department, Faculty of Agriculture, Syiah Kuala University (recognizably abbreviated as UNSYIAH), the largest and the oldest national university in Aceh. The ICATES 2020 is an event jointly organised for the aim of convening experts from the academia and the industry to communicate their research, explore new knowledge and broaden professional networks, particularly in the field of agricultural technology, engineering, and environmental sciences. ICATES 2020 will provide an excellent forum for knowledge sharing and research findings that are related to the research and innovations for Industry 4.0 and the latest technology development for enriching smart societies.
Dr. Khairil Azman Masri