Complementary Information

1. Organization of Scientific Events

1.1. Conference Chair (International)

(2) 14th International Conference on Vibration Engineering and Technology of Machinery (VETOMAC XIV), 10-13 September, 2018, Lisbon, Portugal.

(1) 11th International Conference on Vibration Problems (ICOVP-2013), 9-12 September, 2013, Lisbon, Portugal.

1.2. Member of the Organizing Committee (International)

(1) 2nd International Conference on Engineering Optimization (EngOpt 2010), 6-9 September, Lisbon, Portugal.

1.3. Organizing of Workshops and Seminars

(4) Workshop on Reabilitação das Infraestruturas Ferroviárias, 7 December, 2018, Department of Civil Engineering, Nova University of Lisbon. Organizer: Zuzana Dimitrovová

(3) Workshop on Railway Dynamics for High-Speed Rails, 29 July, 2017, School of Civil Engineering, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China. Organizers: Yingjie Wang, Zuzana Dimitrovová, Yong-Dar Yau.

(2) Workshop on Railway Track Dynamics, 5 April, 2017, Department of Civil Engineering, Nova University of Lisbon. Organizer: Zuzana Dimitrovová

(1) OOFEM user seminar, Lecturer: Prof. Bořek Patzák (Leading OOFEM developer), Department of Mechanics, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic, 2-4 November 2011, Location: Department of Civil Engineering, Nova University of Lisbon. Organizer: Zuzana Dimitrovová

1.4. Organizing of Invited Sessions (International)

(15) 14th International Conference on Vibration Engineering and Technology of Machinery (VETOMAC XIV), 10-13 September 2018, Lisbon, Portugal - Organization of Mini-Symposium entitled: “Vibration of solids and structures under moving loads”, with Piotr Koziol.

(14) International Conference on Engineering Vibration (ICoEV 2017), 3-7 September 2017, Sofia, Bulgaria - Organization of Mini-Symposium entitled: “Vibration of solids and structures under moving loads: modelling and analysis”, with Piotr Koziol.

(13) 7th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS 2016), 5-10 June, 2016, Crete, Greece – Organization of Mini-Symposium entitled: “Advanced Beam Models”, with D. Camotim and R. Gonçalves.

(12) IFToMM International Conference on Engineering Vibration (ICoEV-2015), 7-10 September 2015, Ljubljana, Slovenia - Organization of Mini-Symposium entitled: “Engineering solutions for damping vibrations”, with F. Ghezzo and H.C. Rodrigues.

(11) IFToMM International Conference on Engineering Vibration (ICoEV-2015), 7-10 September 2015, Ljubljana, Slovenia - Organization of Mini-Symposium entitled: “Vibration of Solids and Structures under Moving Loads: Modelling and Analysis”, with P. Koziol and M.M. Neves.

(10) 11th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, 5th European Conference on Computational Mechanics, 6th European Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics (WCCM-ECCM-ECFD2014) 20-25 July, 2014, Barcelona, Spain – Organization of Mini-Symposium entitled: “Advanced Beam Models”, with D. Camotim and R. Gonçalves.

(9) 11th International Conference on Vibration Problems (ICOVP-2013), 9-12 September, 2013, Lisbon, Portugal – Organization of Mini-Symposium entitled: “Vibration of Solids and Structures Arising from Moving Loads”, with Piotr Koziol.

(8) 11th International Conference on Vibration Problems (ICOVP-2013), 9-12 September, 2013, Lisbon, Portugal – Organization of Mini-Symposium entitled: “Development of Materials and Systems for Vibration Damping”, with F. Ghezzo and H.C. Rodrigues.

(7) 6th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS 2012) 10-14 September, 2012, Vienna, Austria – Organization of Mini-Symposium entitled: “Advanced Beam Models”, with D. Camotim and R. Gonçalves.

(6) 1st International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance (Railways 2012), 18-20 April, 2012, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain - Organization of Special Session entitled: “Analytical and Semi-analytical Methods for Vibration Analysis of Rail-foundation Structures”, with P. Koziol.

(5) 13th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing (CC2011), 6-9 de Setembro, 2011, Chania, Crete, Greece - Organization of Special Session entitled: “Railway Research: Vehicle Track Dynamic Analysis and Related Environmental Problems”, with J. Pombo and P. Teixeira.

(4) 10th International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, 14-17 September, 2010, Valencia, Spain - Organization of Special Session entitled: “Railway Research: Vehicle Dynamics, Infrastructure Response and their Interaction”, with J. Pombo and L. Baeza.

(3) 12th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, 1-4 September, 2009, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal - Organization of Special Session entitled: “High-Speed Trains: Vehicle Track Dynamic Analysis and Related Environmental Problems”, with J. Pombo.

(2) 11th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, 18-21 September, 2007, St. Julians, Malta - Organization of Special Session entitled: “High-Speed Trains: Vehicle and Railway Track Dynamic Analysis; Related Environmental Problems”, with J. Ambrósio and J. Pombo.

(1) 3rd European Conference on Computational Solid and Structural Mechanics, 5-8 June, 2006, Lisbon, Portugal - Organization of Mini-Symposium entitled: “Liquid composite molding - numerical simulations and applications”, with D. Bassir.

1.5. Organizing of Invited Lectures (International)

(5) Solutions of Fokker-Planck equation by means of finite element method, Dr. Jiří Náprstek, The Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic, 14 September 2018

(4) Resonance and Cancellation Conditions of Simply Supported Beam under Moving Torsional Loads, Prof. Yingjie Wang, School of Civil Engineering, Beijing Jiaotong University, China, 14 September 2018

(3) Very Large Size Optimization with FAIPA, the Feasible Arc Interior Point Algorithm for Smooth Constrained Optimization, Prof. José Herskovits Norman, OptimizE - Engineering Optimization Lab, Mechanical Engineering Program, COPPE, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, 26 June 2018

(2) Multi-scale modeling of textile reinforced composites, Effective properties of wood. Application to glued laminated timber beams, Prof. Michal Šejnoha, Department of Mechanics, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic, 12 May 2016

(1) Dynamic Excitations of Transport Structures, Dynamics of Bridges under Moving Loads, Prof. Ladislav Frýba, The Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic, 14 May 2008

1.6. Member of the Organizing Committee (National)

(1) Conferência Científica e Tecnológica em Engenharia, CCTE, 6-10 May, 2002, Lisbon, Portugal.

1.7. Organizing of Invited Lectures (National)

(4) Desenvolvimento de uma Ferramenta Computacional para a Análise Dinâmica de Veículos Ferroviários, Dr. João Carlos E. J. Pombo, IDMEC, Instituto Superior Técnico, 28 May 2007

(3) Modelos Computacionais para Optimização da Topologia e do Material de Estruturas, Prof. Helder C. Rodrigues, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, 8 March 2006

(2) Dinâmica Computacional de Corpos Múltiplos para Veículos Rodoviários e Ferroviários, Prof. Jorge A. C. Ambrósio, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, 8 March 2006

(1) Modelos Biomecânicos para o estudo do Osso Humano e Projecto de Implantes Ortopédicos, Prof. Paulo Rui Fernandes, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, 14 December 2005

2. Committee Member

2.1. Member of the Steering Committee (International)

(5) 64th Scientific Conference (KRYNICA 2018), 16-20 September 2018, Krynica Zdrój, Poland.

(4) International Conference on Engineering Vibration (ICoEV-2017), 4-7 September 2017, Sofia, Bulgaria.

(3) 12th International Conference on Vibration Problems (ICOVP-2015), 14-17 December, 2015, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, India.

(2) IFToMM International Conference on Engineering Vibration (ICoEV-2015), 7-10 September 2015, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

(1) 11th International Conference on Vibration Problems (ICOVP-2013), 9-12 September, 2013, Lisboa, Portugal.

2.2. Member of the Scientific Committee (International)

(23) 4th International Conference on Maintenance Engineering (IncoME-IV 2019), 24-25 April 2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

(22) 4th International Conference on Recent Advances in Nonlinear Mechanics (RANM 2019), 7-10 May 2019, Lodz, Poland.

(21) 6th International Conference on Engineering Optimization (EngOpt2018), 17-19 September 2018, Lisbon, Portugal.

(20) 14th International Conference on Vibration Engineering and Technology of Machinery (VETOMAC XIV), 10-13 September 2018, Lisbon, Portugal.

(19) 3rd International Conference on Maintenance Engineering (IncoME-III 2018), 6-7 September 2018, Coimbra, Portugal.

(18) 4th International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance (Railways 2018), 3-7 September 2018, Sitges, Barcelona, Spain.

(17) 13th International Conference on Computational Structures Technology (CST2018), 4-5 September 2018, Sitges, Barcelona, Spain.

(16) International Conference on Engineering Vibration (ICoEV-2017), 4-7 September 2017, Sofia, Bulgaria.

(15) 3rd International Conference, Structural and Physical Aspects of Construction Engineering (SPACE 2016), 9-11 November 2016, High Tatras, Slovakia.

(14) 5th Conference on Engineering Optimization (EngOpt2016), 19-23 September 2016, Iguassu Falls, Brazil.

(13) 3rd International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance (Railways 2016), 5-8 April 2016, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy.

(12) IFToMM International Conference on Engineering Vibration (ICoEV-2015), 7-10 September 2015, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

(11) 4th Conference on Engineering Optimization (EngOpt2014), 8-11 September, 2014, Lisbon, Portugal.

(10) 2nd International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance (Railways 2014), 8-11 April 2014, Ajaccio, Corsica, France.

(9) 11th International Conference on Vibration Problems (ICOVP-2013), 9-12 September, 2013, Lisboa, Portugal.

(8) 11th International Conference on Computational Structures Technology (CST2012), 4-7 September, 2012, Dubrovnik, Croatia.

(7) 3rd Conference on Engineering Optimization (EngOpt2012), 1-5 July, 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

(6) 1st International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance (Railways 2012), 18-20 April, 2012, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.

(5) 13th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing (CC2011), 6-9 September, 2011, Chania, Crete, Greece.

(4) 10th International Conference on Computational Structures Technology (CST2010), 14-17 September, 2010, Valencia, Spain.

(3) 12th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing (CC2009), 1-4 September, 2009, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.

(2) 9th International Conference on Computational Structures Technology (CST2008), 2-5 September, 2008, Athens, Greece.

(1) 11th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing (CC2007), 18-21 September, 2007, St. Julians, Malta.

2.3. Member of the Scientific Committee (National)

Conferência Científica e Tecnológica em Engenharia, CCTE, 6-10 May, 2002, Lisbon, Portugal.

3. Editor

3.1. Editorial Board of International Journals

(3) Periodica Polytechnica Civil Engineering (CE) IF 0.261, ISSN: 1587-3773 (since September 2014).

(2) Committee member of Scientific Bulletin of University Politehnica of Bucharest (since April 2013)

(1) International Journal of Railway Technology (IJRT), Saxe-Coburg Publications, ISSN 2049-5358 (since November 2011).

3.2. Guest Editor

(9) Special issue dedicated to ICOVP-2013, n.4: Journal of Vibration Engineering & Technologies (previous journal title Advances in Vibration Engineering), in preparation, 4(3), 2016, editor: Z. Dimitrovová

(8) Special issue dedicated to ICOVP-2013, n.3: Journal of Vibration Engineering & Technologies (previous journal title Advances in Vibration Engineering), in press, 3(6), 2015, editor: Z. Dimitrovová

(7) Special issue dedicated to ICOVP-2013, n.2: Journal of Vibration Engineering & Technologies (previous journal title Advances in Vibration Engineering), 3(3), 2015, editor: Z. Dimitrovová

(6) Special issue dedicated to ICOVP-2013, n.1: Journal of Vibration Engineering & Technologies (previous journal title Advances in Vibration Engineering), 3(2), 2015, editor: Z. Dimitrovová

(5) Special issue on ‘The 11th International Conference on Vibration Problems’, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit (JRRT), 229(4), 2015, editors: Z. Dimitrovová, A. Bracciali

(4) Special section 2: Journal of Sound and Vibration, 338, 2015, editors: Z. Dimitrovová, R. Gonçalves

(3) Special section 1: Journal of Sound and Vibration, 334, 2015, editors: Z. Dimitrovová, R. Gonçalves

(2) Special Issue of Computers & Structures, vol. 89, issues 21-22, November 2011, editors: J.M. Adam, D. Camotim, Z. Dimitrovová, L. Dunai, K. Marti, F.J. Pallares, J. Pombo, M.P. Saka, G.I. Schuëller, T. Vietor, L.F. Costa Neves, R.C. Barros, B.H.V. Topping

(1) Special Issue of Computers & Structures, vol. 87, issues 19-20, October 2009, full list of editors: B.H.V. Topping, V. Gattulli, Z. Dimitrovová, J. Pombo

3.3. Proceedings Editor

(3) Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Vibration Engineering and Technology of Machinery (VETOMAC XIV), 10-13 September 2018, Lisbon, Portugal, editors: N. Maia, Z. Dimitrovová.

(2) Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Vibration Problems (ICOVP-2013), 9-12 September, Lisbon, Portugal, editors Z. Dimitrovová, JR. de Almeida, R. Gonçalves.

(1) Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Engineering Optimization (EngOpt2010), 6-9 September, Lisbon Portugal. By HC. Rodrigues, J. Herskovits, CM. Soares, JM. Guedes, J. Folgado, A. Araújo, F. Moleiro, JP. Kuzhichalil, JA. Madeira, Z. Dimitrovová.

4. Review

4.1. Evaluation

(2) INEA, Connecting Europe Facility - Transport - Evaluation of 2014 Calls, participation in evaluation (consensus meeting in Abril 2015)

(1) FP7 evaluation expert for Transport , participation in evaluation (consensus meeting in Janeiro 2013)

4.2. Judging Panel

(7) Member of the judging panel for election of young researcher best paper prize
3nd International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance (Railways 2016), 5-8 Abril, 2016, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy.

(6) Member of the judging panel for election of young researcher best paper prize
2nd International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance (Railways 2014), 8-11 April, 2014, Ajaccio, Corsica, France.

(5) Member of the judging panel for election of young researchers for IFToMM YDP award
11th International Conference on Vibration Problems (ICOVP-2013), 9-12 September, 2013, Lisbon, Portugal.

(4) Member of the judging panel for election of young researcher best paper prize
10th International Conference on Computational Structures Technology (CST2010), 14-17 September, 2010, Valencia, Spain.

(3) Vice-president of committee for selection of best student (without academic degree) work
5 May, 2010, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic.

(2) Member of the judging panel for election of young researcher best paper prize
7th EUROMECH Solid Mechanics Conference (ESMC2009), 7-11 September, 2009, Lisbon, Portugal.

(1) Member of the judging panel for election of young researcher best paper prize
12th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing (CC2009), 1-4 September, 2009, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.

5. Memberships

• since 2009: ISSMO - International Society for Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization.

• since 2009: EUROMECH - European Mechanics Society.

• since 04/2000: Portuguese Association of Theoretical, Applied and Computational Mechanics (Associação Portuguesa de Mecânica Teórica, Aplicada e Computacional - APMTAC)

• 1997-2003: Engineering Association (Ordem de Engenheiros), Civil Engineering