Fourth International Symposium on Infrastructure Engineering in Developing Countries(IEDC-2013)


The themes for the submission of conference papers are as listed below. Papers will be peer-reviewed and accepted papers will be published in the Elsevierin Procedia Engineering. Acceptance of paper will be based on quality, relevance, and originality.

  1. Advances in Urban Infrastructure Design-Developing Cities Aspects
  2.    a. Energy Efficient Design
       b. Incorporation of Social and Cultural Dimensions
       c. Cost-Efficient Infrastructure Design
       d. Efficient use of advanced technologies in Design

  3. Construction Management- Issues and Strategies in Developing Countries
  4.    a. Use of Artificial Intelligence Techniques in Construction
       b. Construction Productivity Improvement
       c. Strategic Management and Planning
       d. Building Information Systems
       e. State-of-art in Construction Engineering and Management

  5. Sustainable Urban Systems for Developing Countries
  6.    a. Green Built-up Environment
       b. Barriers in Sustainable Development
       c. Novel Ideas and their effectiveness
       d. Energy Efficient Materials And Construction
       e. Smart Technologies: Experiences from Developing Countries

  7. Municipal Infrastructure Monitoring and Management-Developing countries Context
  8.    a. Integrated Urban Water Management
       b. Challenges in Dealing with Urban Waste
       c. Infrastructure Asset Management
       d. Pre and Post Disaster Management Strategies

  9. Pavement, Materials Design And Maintenance
  10.    a. Mechanistic Pavement Design Methods
       b. Innovative Materials For Distress Control In Pavements
       c. Modern Pavement Maintenance Techniques
       d. Energy Efficient Pavement Construction Techniques

  11.  Transportation Modeling
  12.    a. Traffic Flow Models
       b. Travel Demand/ Behavioral Modeling
       c. Activity-Based Models
       d. Mathematical Optimization in Traffic Engineering
       e. Collaborative transport, including collaborative multi-modal transport
       f. Human Factors Including Adaptive Driving, Travel Behavior, Persuasive Technology

  13. Transport Policy
  14.    a. Travel Demand Management/ Mass Transit Policies
       b. Novel Applications targeted to Health, Mobility, Livability and Sustainability
       c. Renewable Energy Sources in Transportation
       d. Social and Institutional Information Related to Travel
       e. Road Pricing/ Traffic Congestion

  15. Road Safety Analysis and Methodologies
  16.    a. Accident Model Analysis
       b. Role of Mass Communication Medium
       c. Road Incident Management
       d. Road Safety-Innovative Solution
       e. Crash Worthiness