SPEAKERS

Prof. Dr. Vera Galishnikova
Moscow State University of Civil Engineering,
Moscow, Russia

Dr. Vera Galishnikova is the Prorector of the Moscow State University of Civil Engineering and a visiting professor of the Department of Civil Engineering of the RUDN University. She serves as an Academician since 1991. In the past Dr. Galishnikova served in Volgograd State University of Architecture & Civil Engineering (Russia) and Michigan State University (USA). Prof. Vera Galishnikova took her engineering education in Saratov State Polytechnic Institute (Saratov, Russia), and specialized in Civil Engineering. She received her first PhD degree from the Moscow Institute of Civil Engineering in 1991, and in 2004 second PhD degree from the Michigan State University. Prof. Galishnikova received her DSc degree from the Supreme Attestation Commission of Russian Federation in 2016. Computational Civil Engineering; Building information modelling; Topological computer models of buildings; Computational mechanics of complex steel structural systems – latticed plates and shells, thin-walled plate and plate-rod structures; Nonlinear finite element analysis of space frames; Nonlinear stability of structures; Structural renovation and complex modernization of buildings etc. are the main fields of her research. She is member of some professional and academic societies, such as American Society of Civil Engineers (USA), Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars (USA) etc., and President of the Society of Academician of Fundamental and Applied Sciences (Russia).


Prof. Dr. Nikolai Vatin
Peter the Great Polytechnic University,
St. Petersburg, Russia

Dr. Nikolai Vatin a professor of the Peter the Great Polytechnic University. He graduated from the Leningrad Polytechnic Institute in 1977. He received his PhD degree in Technical Sciences in 1986, and in 2001 he received the Doctor of Science in Engineering degree from the Supreme Attestation Commission of Russian Federation. His research interests include construction materials, construction technology, structural engineering, environmental engineering etc. Prof. Vatin is the author of more than 200 research articles (Scopus H-index = 28). He is a member of the Russian Academy of Natural Science, Advisor of the Society of Academician of Fundamental and Applied Sciences (Russia), the founder and the editor-in-chief of Magazine of Civil Engineering, and a reviewer of many renowned Scopus and Web of Science indexed international journals published by Springer, Elsevier etc.