Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the organising committee I am pleased to welcome you to the 4th International Conference on New Advances in Civil Engineering (ICNACE’18), which will be held in St. Petersburg on September 1-2, 2018, aiming to form a multidiciplinary forum for researchers and professionals, of current issues, recent progresses and future directions in Civil Engineering. The topics include, but not restricted to those listed below under the general headings of Materials and Structural Engineering, Water and Environmental Engineering, Construction Technology and Management, and Geotechnical Engineering.

MATERIAL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING

* Sustainable materials and construction
* Green buildings
* Nano technology
* Composite materials and structures
* Fibre reinforced cementitious composites
* Design of new structures
* Infrastructures and lifeline systems
* Seismic risk assessment
* Seismic hazard assessment
* Seismic retrofitting

WATER AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

* Sustainable management of environment: Water and wastewater treatment
* Water resource management
* Bio-civil engineering- waste processing and management through microbes

CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY & MANAGEMENT

* Automations and robotics in construction
* Building information modeling (BIM)
* Claim and dispute resolution
* Construction contracts
* Construction productivity improvement
* Construction education and training
* Cost, time and quality management
* Health and safety in construction information
* Technology in construction
* International and global issues in construction
* Project management

GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING

* Microbial geotechnology
* Ground improvement
* Advances in unsaturated soils
* Geo-energy
* Geo-synthetics
* Soil-polymeric material composite systems
* Pavement engineering
* Behavior of soils under dynamic loading
* Soil-polymeric material composite systems
* Pavement Engineering
* Behavior of soils under dynamic loading