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Free participation at SMASCO for students at LTU

Published: 15 October 2019

Open Call for undergraduate and PhD students at LTU to participate at SMASCO 2019 !!

Subject of the Conference

The leading aim is to present current developments on smart building materials and on how to utilize and maximize their positive impact on sustainability. The conference will facilitate discussions and networking for academia and industry.

The SMASCO 2019 conference focuses on different areas of sustainability, under the thematic academic sessions on construction materials, novel and clean technologies, smart materials for construction, etc.

Key speakers and conference participants come from several universities and from more than 15 different countries. They will present their research and share their latest results. A business session is also organized on the third day of the conference.

Keynote speaker:

  • Prof. Karen Scrivener, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Prof. John L. Provis, The University of Sheffield, UK
  • Prof. Erik Schlangen, TU Delft University, Netherland
  • Prof. Mette Geiker, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway


Invited speakers:

  • Prof. Katarina Malaga, RISE, Sweden
  • Prof. Mirja Illikainen, University of Oulu, Finland
  • Prof. Tomasz Ponikiewski, Silesian University of Technology, Poland
  • Prof. Jeanette Orlowsky, Technical University of Dortmund, Germany
  • Prof. Andrzej Garbacz, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland



Vattenfall AB, BASF, CEMENTA, SIKA, Boliden, LKAB, Lafarge and others

Benefits of attending SMASCO 2019 conference include:

  • Learning about the newest developments in construction materials
  • Meeting companies and learn about the latest commercial products / services available and career opportunities

Please note that students participating in this conference will NOT receive any ECTS credits, but a Certificate of Attendance will be provided.


Who can apply?

Students and doctoral students who are interested in the subject and come from LTU are welcome to apply for participation in the conference. Note that there are only 30 places available. Meals are not included.

How to apply

We welcome students to apply via the web form. For further questions or information, contact Ilda Tole ( ).


Ilda Tole

Tole, Ilda - Postdoctoral researcher

Organisation: Building Materials, Structural and Fire Engineering, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
Phone: +46 (0)920 493236