Executive Guest Editor

R.M. Choudhry
Al-Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University (IMSIU)
Saudi Arabia
Email: rchoudhry@imamu.edu.sa

Prof. Rafiq Muhammad Choudhry currently works at the Department of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering, Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University (IMSIU), Riyadh. He holds PhD in Civil Engineering and a Professor of Construction Engineering and Management. He has completed several research projects and won numerous awards including Best Researcher Award from National University of Sciences and Technology and Distinct Faculty Awards from King Faisal University. Prof. Choudhry has over 30 years of teaching, industry and research experience. He organized a number of conferences, seminars and published over 96 papers in refereed journals and conferences. Prof. Choudhry has over 2,800 citations with h-index 18, i10-Index 25. Prof. Choudhry is a Professional Engineer (PE) and member of several professional societies including the American Society of Civil Engineers. Prof. Choudhry is the Associate Editor of an ASCE publication Journal of Civil Engineering Education.

Y. Dong
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong
Email: you.dong@polyu.edu.hk
A. Formisano
Department of Structures for Engineering and Architecture
University of Naples Federico II
Email: antoform@unina.it

Dr. Antonio Formisano is Aggregate Professor of Structural Design at the Department of Structures for Engineering and Architecture of the University of Naples Federico II. He is a teacher within the International Masters “Emerging Technologies for Construction”, “Design of Steel” and “Sustainable Constructions under Natural Hazards and Catastrophic Events”. He was and is involved in several national and international research projects. He is an editorial board member and reviewer of numerous international journals. He is the author of more than 250 scientific papers, published in national and international journals and conference proceedings. He received several awards and public acknowledgements for his scientific research activity.

M. Khari
Department of Civil Engineering, East Tehran Branch
Islamic Azad University
Email: mehdikhari@gmail.com
G. Lacidogna
Department of Structural, Geotechnical and Building Engineering
Politecnico di Torino
Email: giuseppe.lacidogna@polito.it

Giuseppe Lacidogna is an Associate Professor in the Department of Structural, Geotechnical and Building Engineering of Politecnico di Torino (Italy). He graduated in Architecture cum laude, and holds the PhD degree in Structural Engineering. He is member of the PhD board in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Politecnico di Torino. His research principally focuses on Structural Mechanics, Fracture Mechanics, Static and dynamic analysis of high-rise buildings, Damage Analysis in Structures and Quasi-brittle Materials. On these topics he participated and takes part in several International and National Scientific Committee.

He is author of more than 280 publications among which 83 appeared on SCOPUS and ISI international journals, 13 book chapters, and 7 monographs.

R. Mohammadpour
University Sains Malaysia (USM)
George Town
Email: reza564@gmail.com

Dr. Reza Mohammadpour has finished the PhD from the River Engineering and Urban Drainage Research Center (REDAC), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). During his PhD, he has focused on experimental work, numerical modelling and artificial intelligence for prediction of sediment transport and local scour in rivers. In 2014, he was honoured to receive Postdoc grant at USM. The water quality, constructed wetland and artificial intelligence were the main research areas in the postdoc period. He was honored to receive a Teaching Fellow at the same university in 2018 where he is already teaching different courses. His publication is more than 60 articles in various peer-review journals and conferences.