Boyd Prof. George Z. Voyiadjis – Louisiana State University, USA
PhD from the Columbia University in Engineering Mechanics (1973). Currently Boyd Professor and Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Louisiana State University. Director of the Louisiana State University Center for GeoInformatics (LSU C4G). Distinguished Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Society of Engineering Science, the American Academy of Mechanics, the Engineering Mechanics Institute of ASCE. He is on the editorial board of numerous engineering journals.
Prof. J. Woody Ju - University of California at Los Angeles, USA
PhD from the University of California at Berkeley in Structural Mechanics (1986). Currently distinguished Professor at UCLA and at Tongji University. Editor of the Int. J. of Damage Mechanics, Editor of the J. of Composites, Associate Editor of the J. of Nanomechanics and Micromechanics, and Editorial Board Member of the Acta Mechanica. Fellow ASME, Fellow ASCE, Fellow ACI, Fellow USACM, Fellow IACM.
Prof. D. M. Šumarac - University of Belgrade, Serbia
PhD from the University of Illinois at Chicago (USA) in Damage Mechanics (1987). Currently full Professor at the University of Belgrade. Minister of Construction at the Serbian Government 2001-2004. President of Serbian Chamber of Engineers since 2007. Member of European Academy of Sciences since 2010. Editorial Board Member of the Int. J. of Damage Mechanics.
Prof. K. Saanouni - University of Technology of Troyes, France
PhD from University of Technology of Compiègne (France) in Solid and Structural Mechanics (1988). Currently distinguished Professor of solid and structural mechanics at the University of Technology of Troyes. Member of editorial board of 2 international journals: IJDM and IJFO, and member of organizing committee of more than 40 scientific events. Advisor of 33 PhD theses in the field of solid and structural mechanics.
Prof. Lizhi Sun - University of California, Irvine, USA
PhD from University of California, Los Angeles in Structural Mechanics (1998). Currently full Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of California, Irvine. Associate editor or editorial board member for International Journal of Damage Mechanics, ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE Journal of Nanomechanics and Micromechanics, ASCE Lecture Notes in Mechanics, Journal of Surfaces and Interfaces of Materials, Medical Physics (ad hoc), and International Journal of Biomedical Imaging.
Prof. Jie Li – Tongji University, China
PhD from Tongji University in Structural Engineering (1988). Currently distinguished Professor of Structural Engineering at Tongji University. Member of editorial board of 5 international journals including Int. J. of Damage Mechanics, Structural Safety and Frontier of Civil Engineering of China, etc. Recipient of Alfred M. Freudenthal Medal (ASCE) in the year 2014. President of Committees for Structural Computation Theory and Engineering Applications, Architecture Society of China, and Vice Chairman of Vibration Engineering Society of China