ICBMC 2021 | Virtual Conference

2021 6th International Conference on Building Materials and Construction (ICBMC 2021) was successfully held virtually during March 11-14, 2021! The conference consist of 3 keynote speeches, 1 invited speech and 12 oral sessions. Presenters from around 30 countries and areas gathered via online platform and made excellent presentations. With everyone's support, the 4-day conference was successfully hosted online. Special thanks extended to every individual and committee members for their support and help.

Conference Proceedings

ICBMC 2021 papers will be published in Vol. 896-Key Engineering Materials (KEM)【ISBN:978-3-0357-1892-8】
Volume will be online soon...

Conference Report

On March 12, Conference Chairs: Prof. Tan Kiang Hwee(National University of Singapore, Singapore) and Prof. C. W. Lim(City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong) delivered the opening remarks and welcome address respectively. They firstly welcomed the participants, gave a general information about conference submissions, schedue etc. At last, they thanked all the attendees as well as all the committee members for their great support and contribution to the conference.


☆ Left: Prof. C. W. Lim's speech topic: Elastic Wave Propagation Control in Phononic Crystals Plate based on Topologically Protected Properties
☆ Right: Prof. Kyoung Sun Moon's speech topic: Conjoined Tower Structures for Megatall Buildings
After opening remarks and welcome address, Prof. C. W. Lim (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong) and Assoc. Prof. Kyoung Sun Moon (Yale University, USA) made their keynote speeches. The 2 speeches were chaired by Prof. Tan Kiang Hwee. Q&A followed after the speeches. Delegates and speakers were actively taking part in the discussion.


☆ Left: Prof. Tan Kiang Hwee's speech topic: Towards a Singapore Standard for Fibre Reinforced Concrete
☆ Right: Prof. Galina Gorbacheva's speech topic: Wood as a Smart Material for Smart Buildings
After break time, Prof. Tan Kiang Hwee(National University of Singapore, Singapore) and Assoc. Prof. Galina Gorbacheva (Bauman Moscow State Technical University, Russia) made their keynote speech and invited speech. The 2 speeches were chaired by Prof. C. W. Lim. Q&A followed after the speeches. Delegates and speakers were actively taking part in the discussion.

Special group photo taken during the conference

There are 12 sessions with around 80 paper presentations presented on March 12 afternoon, March 13 and March 14. All the presenters had done a great job. Special thanks to the session chairs for their help and support to chair the sessions. 13 presentations were selected as the Best Presentations. Congratulations to the winners below!


Best Presentation Winners:

Session 1:
☆ Amelia Rizyan Nyssa-Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia
Paper Title: Literature Review: Sustainable Construction of Wetland Stilt House
Session 2:
☆ Ali Mamedov-American University of the Middle East, Kuwait
Paper Title: Experimental Study on Micro Milling of Glass
Session 3:
☆ Michael Baranowski-Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
Paper Title: Hybridization of Fused Filament Fabrication Components by Stereolithographic Manufactured Thermoset Inserts
Thanh-Hai Nguyen-Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT), Vietnam
Paper Title: Investigation the Ultrasonic – assisted Miniature Injection Molding of Polyamide 6
Session 4:
☆ Natago Guilé Mbodj-University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Paper Title: Bead Width Prediction in Laser Wire Additive Manufacturing Process
Session 5:
☆ Jieying Huang-Nanjing Audit University, China
Paper Title: Integration of Building Information Modelling and Life Cycle Assessment: Towards a Framework for Workflow
Session 6:
☆ H.M Malani Herath-University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Paper Title: Management of Flood Risk with Spatial Planning in the Sri Lankan Context
Session 7:
☆ Ramiz Ahmed Raju-Waseda University, Japan
Paper Title: Shear Strength of SFRC Piles without Shear Reinforcement using the Centrifugal Forming Technique
Session 8:
☆ Ikrar Raksaperdana-Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia
Paper Title: The Architecture of Dutch East Indies Colonial Quarantine Station in Onrust Island (1911-1933)
Session 9:
☆ Ya Xuan Thong-Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore
Paper Title: Effect of Flame Retardant Additives on the Thermal Stability of Rigid PU Foam Composites
Session 10:
☆ Rini Kusumawardani-Universitas Negeri Semarang, Indonesia
Paper Title: Vibration Analysis on a Kaligawe Railway Bridge Structure, Semarang City, Indonesia
Session 11:
☆ Rahmi Elsa Diana-Universitas Multimedia Nusantara, Indonesia
Paper Title: Building Envelope as to Improve Home Quality in Microhome Design Approaches
Session 12:
☆ Shusen Zhuang-Kyushu University, Japan
Paper Title: Surface Observation of Laser-treated Carbon Steel and Application of Laser Cleaning for Corroded Steel Member