Organization



Organizing Committee


DANIEL NELSON MACIEL
UFRN
Chairman
DANIEL NELSON MACIEL
Has graduation at Engenharia Civil by Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (2000) , master‘s at Engenharia Civil (Engenharia de Estruturas) by Universidade de São Paulo (2003) and Ph.D. at Engenharia Civil (Engenharia de Estruturas) by Universidade de São Paulo (2008) . Currently is of Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte. Has experience in the area of Civil Engineering , with emphasis on Estruturas. Focused, mainly, in the subjects: Não Linearidade Geométrica, Método dos Elementos Finitos, Sólidos 3D, Dinâmica das Estruturas.


JOEL ARAÚJO DO NASCIMENTO NETO
UFRN
JOEL ARAÚJO DO NASCIMENTO NETO
Possui graduação em Engenharia Civil pela Universidade Federal da Paraíba (1996), Mestrado em Engenharia Civil - Estruturas pela Escola de Engenharia de São Carlos (1999) e Doutorado em Engenharia Civil - Estruturas pela Escola de Engenharia de São Carlos (2003). Atualmente é Professor Associado IV do Departamento de Engenharia Civil e do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Engenharia Civil da Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (PEC/UFRN). Tem experiência na área de Engenharia Civil, com ênfase em Estruturas de Concreto e Alvenaria, atuando principalmente nos seguintes temas: modelagem de edifícios, alvenaria estrutural e painéis de contraventamento.


RODRIGO BARROS
UFRN
RODRIGO BARROS
Graduate at Engenharia Civil from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (2006) master‘s at Civil Engineering from Universidade de São Paulo (2009) and Doctorate at Civil Engineering from Universidade de São Paulo (2013). Has experience in Civil Engineering, focusing on Civil Construction, acting on the following subjects: modelo de treliça, consumo and área de armadura transversal.


JOSÉ NERES DA SILVA FILHO
UFRN
JOSÉ NERES DA SILVA FILHO
Graduate at Bacharel Em Engenharia Civil from Universidade Federal de Viçosa (1996), master‘s at Structures from Universidade de Brasília (2000) and ph.d. at Structures from Universidade de Brasília (2005). Has experience in Civil Engineering, acting on the following subjects: cfrp, reforço em vigas, reforço, shear and cisalhamento.






Advisory Committee


EDUARDO M. B. CAMPELLO
POLI-USP/ABMEC
EDUARDO M. B. CAMPELLO
Associate Professor at the Department of Structural and Geotechnical Engineering, University of São Paulo, Brazil. Was a post-doctoral researcher at the Institute for Computational Mechanics in the Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany (2006), and a Visiting Scholar at the University of California at Berkeley, USA (2012-2014, Department of Mechanical Engineering). Holds MSc and DSc degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of São Paulo (2000 and 2005), and Habilitation in Solid Mechanics from the Polytechnic School, University of São Paulo (2016). Has research efforts focused on theoretical and numerical aspects of computational mechanics that are associated with three main subjects: (1) thin flexible structures, (2) steel structures, and (3) granular materials and discrete media. Member of the Editorial Board of the scholarly journal Computational Particle Mechanics (Springer) and President (elected) of the Brazilian Association for Computer Methods in Engineering (ABMEC - an IACM affiliated).


FELÍCIO B. BARROS
UFMG/ABMEC
FELÍCIO B. BARROS
Associate Professor at the Department os Structural Engineering of the Federal University of Minas Gerais. Holds DSc degree in Civil Engineering from the University of São Paulo (2002), MSc degree in Structural Engineering from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (1996) and Bachelor degree from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (1993). Worked as a visiting scholar at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (EUA) from August/2012 to February/2013 and was President of the Board of the Graduate Program of Structural Engineering of the Federal University of Minas Gerais from July/2014 to July/2018. Since July/2016 is vice president of the Brazilian Association for Computer Methods in Engineering (ABMEC - IACM affiliated). The research interests are associated to the Computational Mechanics specially related to the Structural Analysis, Partition of Unity based methods and the simulation of the nonlinear behavior of quasi-brittle materials.





Natal - Rio Grande do Norte

With beautiful beaches, white sand dune areas and a rich and diverse culture.






Leisure and entertainment

Natal offers its visitors a unique leisure and entertainment experience!


Natal/RN

The city was thus named (“Natal” meaning “Christmas” in Portuguese) because, on December 25, 1597 , Admiral Antônio da Costa Valente and his men entered the shoals of the Potengi River, after several failed attempts at colonization. The date became the birthday of the capital of Rio Grande do Norte. With the strengthening of its economy and tourism, the city started to present an excellent quality of life and has a great urban structure, standing out among the capitals of Northeast Brazil.
More informations: http://www.visitbrasil.com/en/destinos/natal.html

 


Event Location

Praiamar Natal Hotel & Convention

Blessed with a breathtaking coastline surrounded by shimmering blue waters, Praiamar Natal Hotel & Convention is ideally situated directly on Ponta Negra Beach on Brazil's northeastern coast. Our modern and perfectly-appointed hotel offers business and leisure guests a tranquil, yet exhilarating vacation for the ultimate South American getaway. Sleep well in comfortable accommodations with private balconies and savor the local flavors of Brazil from our three onsite restaurants. Packed with leisure and recreation activities, a kid's water park, four pools, and multi-sport courts, capture the spirit of Natal and find your sense of adventure with Praiamar.


Rua Francisco Gurgel, 33 – Ponta Negra – Natal/RN – CEP 59090-050

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